The Mint is all aboard and making tracks to Mandurah and Perth this month with the Trans-Australian Tour to celebrate one hundred years since the establishment of the Trans-Australian Railway.
Ahead of Anzac Day, the Royal Australian Mint has released a new coloured $2 circulating coin to commemorate the Anzac legacy.
For those who wish to keep this coin, a pack of 5 coins or a $15 collectible version of this coin is available for purchase on the eShop.
Please note postage charges will apply and to ensure everyone has the opportunity to purchase a sachet, there will be a limit of three sachets per order.
The Mint will be holding a coin swap on Saturday 22 April 2017 and we’re inviting the public to bring in their loose change to swap for fresh options. The coin swap will be open from 10 am – 4 pm in the Royal Australian Mint Foyer.
The following coins will be available to swap:
2016 50th anniversary of Australian decimal currency circulating coins
$2 – Available in $10 sachets
$1 – Single coins only, limited amount available
50c - Available in $10 sachets
The Mint will be joining in on the ‘One Year to Go’ celebrations for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games this week.
The community celebration event on Surfers Paradise Beach will see Borobi and his Mascoteers, musical performers and fun activities to Share the Dream and start the exciting countdown to the Commonwealth Games in April 2018.
The Mint is all aboard and leaving Canberra to bring the people of Australia a piece of coining history. To celebrate one hundred years since the establishment of the Trans-Australian Railway, which successfully united the east and west of Australia, we are making tracks to visit a town near you!
Go full steam ahead to visit our pop-up stalls for your ticket to trade. You can:
The Royal Australian Mint will have two exhibits at the Sydney Royal Easter Show this year in the Heritage Pavilion and the Home, Garden and Lifestyle Hall.
At the Home, Garden and Lifestyle Hall you will be able to buy our newest releases and strike your very own 'S' for Sydney coin; a coin which commemorates 100 years of the Trans-Australian Railway.
News Corp Australia are acknowledging the men and women who have served our country and honouring their gallant or distinguished conduct or service with the 14 part coin collection – Legends of the Anzacs. In recognition of the Anzac Centenary commemorative period each coin explores a different military honours (both Imperial and Australian honours) awarded to Australians throughout the past 100 years.
The Contact Centre, Factory and Administration Offices will be closed on Monday 13 March 2017 because it is a public holiday in the ACT for Canberra Day. The eShop is open 24/7 so you can still place your orders online. The Mint Coin Shop and visitor areas will be open from 8.30 am until 5.00 pm.