The 2011 ballot for the $25 Gold Proof Kangaroo at Sunset Coin will be conducted in a similar format to 2010. Those collectors wishing to take part in the ballot need to note the following important information:
In the July edition of the Australasian Coin & Banknote Magazine the 2010 $1 Silver Proof Kangaroo at Sunset Coin is advertised as being available to order from 8.30am (EST) on Monday 5 July 2010. Collectors please note this coin will be available to order from 8.30am (EST) on Friday 2 July 2010 via our online e-shop and through the call centre - 1300 652 020.
The original date was correct at the time of printing.
The Royal Australian Mint is celebrating the release of its new Lost Soldiers of Fromelles coin by hosting an exclusive expert panel.
LAMBIS ENGLEZOS AM
Amateur historian and advocate, whose research into the battle of Fromelles lead to the discovery of an unknown mass grave of Australian and British troops.
Senior Forensic Advisor to Oxford Archaeology.
LIEUTENANT COLONEL JAMES BROWNLIE
Project Manager of the Australian Fromelles Project Group.
Friday 26 February from 9.00am to 12.00pm
To celebrate the Mint's 45th birthday, Ray Hadley will be broadcasting live from the Mint on Friday 26 February from 9.00am to 12.00pm.
Canberra Raiders players Justin Carney, Joe Picker and CEO Don Furner will be at the Mint to sign memorabilia along with one of Canberra's favourite sons Rob de Castella.
The Mint Shop is also offering 10% off any products purchased during the broadcast (excluding gold products and the gallery press).
Tuesday 19 January - Sunday 14 February
Over the past 20 years Wojciech Pietranik has created a collection of striking art leaving a lasting impression in the history of coin design in Australia.
This exhibition celebrates Wojciech and the art of coin and medal design and will showcase a number of coins, medals and sculptures from his collection.
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to view Wojciech's collection on display for the very first time. Exclusive only to the Royal Australian Mint.
If you answered yes to either of the questions above, then make sure you get down to the Mint on Thursday 31 December 2009 and Friday 1 January 2010.
Following tradition, the Mint will unveil its new mintmark coin design to the public on 1 January 2010. However, before we change the dies over, we are offering one lucky winner the rare opportunity of being the last person in the world to use the visitor press for 2009! Raffle tickets will be given out to visitors from 3.00pm on Thursday 31 December and the lucky winner will be drawn at 4.00pm to press the final coin.
A record number of ballots were received at the Royal Australian Mint for the 2010 $25 Gold Proof Kangaroo at Sunset Coin.