Royal Australian Mint strikes new AC/DC coins with lightning

The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Australian rock royalty, today releasing high voltage AC/DC coins.

In the spirit of AC/DC and their hit single ‘Thunderstruck’, the Mint partnered with Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre to strike AC/DC coins with a bolt of man-made lightning. 

Floriade fun with Snugglepot and Cuddlepie

Step into the magical world of May Gibbs’ Snugglepot and Cuddlepie with the Mint at Floriade.

From 1 to 5 October the Mint will be celebrating the 100th birthday of the much-loved and mischievous bush babies with free activities for the whole family.

Listen to May Gibbs’ classic Australian book ‘Meet Snugglepot and Cuddlepie’ during Story Time, create your own gumnut necklace or crown at daily craft sessions and get creative at the May Gibbs Colouring Corner.

Date: Monday 1 October to Friday 5 October 2018

Orders Subject to Delays - August/September 2018

If you have placed an order with the Royal Australian Mint and are currently awaiting delivery, we apologise for the delay.

Due to the incredible popularity of our August and September releases, the Mint’s dispatch is experiencing much higher than anticipated order volumes.  This has resulted in a delay to shipment of these products.

We anticipate that all current orders will be shipped and delivered by the end of September.

Thank you for your patience,

Kind Regards,

Customer Service Team

Royal Australian Mint

Queensland will be Minting their way to mischief with a counter-stamp Rascals & Ratbags coin in September

Marking 150 years since the convict era of Rascals and Ratbags, the Royal Australian Mint is landing in a town near you. To celebrate their special contribution to Australia’s history, heritage and folklore, you’re invited to get up to a bit of mischief yourself, by counterstamping your very own commemorative Rascals & Ratbags $1 coin. Our mobile minting team will be touring around the country, stocked with a range of special products, coin swaps and just as many great stories to share.

-- Upcoming Releases --

The Mint is pleased to announce, that as a result of customer feedback, a new section has been added the Mint’s publications each month. This new section lists the exciting new releases available the following month, allowing our loyal customers advance notice of future releases of our unique and sought-after products. This information will also be published on the Mint's social media channels.

Releases for October 2018

Are you a Ford fanatic or a Holden hero? Want to appear on national breakfast TV?

The Royal Australian Mint in Canberra is holding a celebration of Australian motorsport and is inviting locals to join us on national breakfast TV on Tuesday 21 August. Kids, cars, supporter flags and clothing welcome!  

The TV event will launch the Mint’s Motorsport Collection, featuring 12 new fifty cent coins showcasing iconic Ford or Holden vehicles.

A Ford or Holden Motorsport coin is also on offer for those that bring along a car matching one of the models below.


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