News & Media


The Royal Australian Mint will not be attending the 2021 Brisbane Money Expo.

The Mint has yet to confirm the date for resumming the roadshow schedule and coin swap activities, however we do plan to get back on the road in 2021.

Once the Mint confirms any events/schedule, it will be communicated to our customers via electronic marketing, corporate website and social media avenues.

Easter Opening Hours

The Mint’s call centre be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. If you would like to place an order during this time, please visit the Mint’s online store.

While the factory will not be in operation over the Easter long weekend, we are pleased to offer our shop, tours, exhibitions and interactive features to give our visitors many varied ways to experience the Mint and discover our stories.

Upcoming Releases – 1 April 2021

Get out your calendar, pop up a post-it note or ask friend to remind you of these exciting new releases, available to order Thursday 1 April 2021.

2020 $5 Selectively Gold-Plated Bimetallic Coin – Australian Paralympic Team RRP $325
2021 $2 ‘C’ Mintmark Coloured Uncirculated Coin – Indigenous Military Service RRP $15

Full details and images will be available 1 April 2021.

Also available in April

12 April 2021
2021 $1 1oz Silver Investment Coin – Fraser’s Dolphin

2021 Baby Set Colouring Competition

-=Children’s Competition (16 and under)=-

2021 Baby Set Colouring Competition.

Have you seen the cute and cuddly Australian friends on our 2021 Baby Sets?

How would you decorate them?

Colour-in the attached activity sheet for a chance to win a 2021 Uncirculated Baby Coins Year Set to give to a new baby this year, or to add to your collection.

Scanned entries can be sent to by Monday 1 February 2021.

Media Releases

New Circulating Coin Commemorates Indigenous Military Personnel

2021 $2 'C' Mintmark Coloured Uncirculated Indigenous Services Coin

Today, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) launched Australia’s newest circulating coin, commemorating the Indigenous men and women who have served in the military.

Launching in Canberra, the coin was unveiled by Aboriginal artist and Kalkadoon woman Chern’ee Sutton and Royal Australian Mint CEO, Leigh Gordon.

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Royal Australian Mint takes flight with new centenary of Air Force collection

2021 Centenary of RAAF Eleven Coin Collection

Today, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) launched a unique coin collection to commemorate the centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force.

Speaking at the launch of the coins, the Mint’s new CEO Leigh Gordon, AO, CSM, said collaborations like this one with the Royal Australian Air Force continue to help the Mint showcase the important work of Australian organisations. 

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New Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Australian Mint


The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) today announced the appointment of Mr Leigh Gordon AO, CSM as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Speaking on his new position at the Mint, Mr Gordon noted his enthusiasm for this new role.

“I am excited to be joining a well-recognised National Cultural attraction and innovative manufacturing enterprise."

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Centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force celebrated on first coin of 2021


To welcome in the New Year, the Royal Australian Mint has unveiled the new theme for the 2021 Gallery Press and Mintmark Suite coins.

The highly anticipated theme – Centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force – will be featured on the coins pressed on the Mint’s public gallery press throughout the year. 

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