The 2012 $10 Gold Proof Coin - Mareeba rock-wallaby will be on sale from 8:30 am (EST) on Tuesday 6 September 2011. The date featuring in the September edition of Australasian Coin & Banknote Magazine advertisement is incorrect.
The Royal Australian Mint is launching its complete 2012 product calendar at on Tuesday 6 September at Federation Square in Melbourne.
The Mint is also holding an interesting 3-day exhibition 'Unexpected Treasures from the Royal Australian Mint' at Federation Square showcasing some of the rare mis-strikes in the National Coin Collection.
A professional coin dealer from Southern Cross Coins will be onsite from 10 am - 2pm each day of the exhibition to value your interesting collection. Come on down!
In the spirit of serving you better, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) is undergoing an intensive market research program for the next few months. The purpose of this research is to increase our awareness of your perceptions and requirements and identify possible areas where we can improve.
The Royal Australian Mint is currently holding an exciting student coin design exhibition in the main gallery and you are invited to come and vote to help us find the best design. Graphic Design students from the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) had to present two coin designs as a part of thier 2012 Commemorative Coin Design Class Project, a joint CIT and Royal Australian Mint initiative.
The exhibition runs from Friday 24 June until Friday 22 July 2011. Visitors to the Mint are able to view each student's coin design and vote on which one they like the best.
Q. Are there any plans to remove the 5 cent coin?
A. No. There are no plans to change Australia's circulating currency coin mix. Any decision to do so would be made by the Government.
Q. What would be the consultative process undertaken, prior to scrapping the 5c coin?