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November Release Update

We’re pleased to announce that on Thursday December 1 at 8.30am AEDT the Mint’s eShop allocations of the following products will be available to purchase online. Thank you all for your patience.

•2022 $1 Uncirculated Coin - Centenary of The Smith Family*

•2022 $5 Coloured Fine Silver Proof Domed Coin - Daintree Rainforest*

•2022 $100 Coloured Gold Proof Domed Coin - Daintree Rainforest

•2023 Six-Coin Proof Year Set – Centenary of Vegemite

•2023 Six-Coin Uncirculated Year Set – Centenary of Vegemite

Upcoming Releases November 2022

Set a reminder in your phone, get out your calendar, pop up a post-it note or ask friend to remind you of these exciting new releases available in November 2022

 

Thursday 3 November 2022

2022 $2 'C' Mintmark Coloured Uncirculated Coin - Remembrance Day - RRP $15**

2022 $1 Uncirculated Coin - Centenary of the Smith Family - RRP $15

2022 $5 Coloured Fine Silver Proof Domed Coin - Beauty, Rich & Rare Series - Daintree Rainforest - RRP $140

Change of Sovereign - FAQs

PROCESS FOR CHANGE

 

Q. Who will be on Australia’s new coins?

A. The obverse of Australian coins are struck with an image of the reigning Sovereign.
 

Q. When will a new effigy appear on our coins?

A. A Palace-approved effigy of the new Sovereign is likely to be provided to the Royal Australian Mint by the UK Royal Mint in due course.

Historically, coins bearing a new Sovereign’s effigy were released approximately 12 months after coronation of the Sovereign.
 

Passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Royal Australian Mint’s flags fly at half-mast and production of coins has been halted for today, as the Mint joins Australia and its fellow Commonwealth nations in honouring and paying respect to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the occasion of her passing. Since being opened by His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh in 1965, the Royal Australian Mint has produced over 15 billion decimal coins bearing the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Upcoming Rocktober Releases 2022

Set a reminder in your phone, get out your calendar, pop up a post-it note or ask friend to remind you of these exciting new releases available this Rocktober.

 

Tuesday 4 October 2022

2023 1oz $100 Gold and $1 Fine Silver Investment Coins - Australian Box Jellyfish

 

Thursday 6 October 2022

2022 20c Uncirculated Coin - 90th Anniversary of the ABC - RRP $12.50

2022 $1 Fine Silver Proof Coin - 90th Anniversary of the ABC - RRP $70

AC/DC Individual Coins

Mini-Minties: Blooming Blossoms

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Spring has sprung at the Mint! Come along for a fantastical and imaginative Mini-Minties workshop about flowers and spring time. Your 4-6 year old will explore the theme through lots of fun singing, dancing, story-telling and art.

When: Friday 30th September 2022

Time: 10.30am to 11.15am

Cost: $10 (plus booking fee). Ticket includes one adult and one child.

Where: Education Room, Royal Australian Mint (head to reception for check-in first)

Family Tours

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Come along to our Family Tours!

Explore some of Australia’s favourite animals and how they’re represented on Aussie coins. The tour will be followed by some fun craft activities. Aimed at children aged between 5-11 years. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

When: 27 & 29 September 2022
Time: 10.30am-11.30am
Cost: $7.00 for an adult and child, $5.00 for any additional attendees (plus booking fee)
Where: Royal Australian Mint Visitor Gallery

Upcoming Releases - August & September 2022

Set a reminder in your phone, get out your calendar, pop up a post-it note or ask friend to remind you of these exciting new releases available in August and September.

 

Thursday 18 August 2022

2022 20c Coloured Uncirculated Coin in Card - 20th Anniversary of Diary of a Wombat - RRP $15

2022 20c Coloured Uncirculated Coin in Special Edition Book - 20th Anniversary of Diary of a Wombat - RRP $50

2022 20c Gold-Plated Coloured Printed Coin in Deluxe Edition Book - 20th Anniversary of Diary of a Wombat - RRP $85

 

Upcoming Releases - August 2022

Set a reminder in your phone, get out your calendar, pop up a post-it note or ask friend to remind you of these exciting new releases available in August.

Monday 1 August 2022
2022 $1 1oz Silver Investment Coin - Wildflowers of Australia 'Waratah' - Call for pricing
2022 $100 1oz Gold Investment Coin - Wildflowers of Australia 'Waratah' - Call for pricing

Thursday 4 August 2022
2022 $1 Uncirculated Coin - 150th Anniversary of Australian Overland Telegraph Line - RRP $15

Upcoming Releases - July 2022

Set a reminder in your phone, get out your calendar, pop up a post-it note or ask friend to remind you of these exciting new releases.

New Releases Thursday 7 July 2022
2022 $5 1/2 g Gold Frosted Uncirculated Coin - Mini-Money - Kookaburra- RRP $90

New Releases Monday 25 July 2022
2022 $1 'Weedy Seadragon' Privy Mark Uncirculated Coin - ANDA Melbourne- RRP $15

**Please note that products listed in this section will NOT be available for pre-purchase and are subject to change without notice

 

eShop Upgrades

In response to feedback, the Mint has enabled additional Queue-It features to improve your eShop experience. You are now able to register an email address to be notified when it is your turn to enter the website.

How does it work?

2022 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 May 2022

Set a reminder in your phone, get out your calendar, pop up a post-it note or ask friend to remind you of these exciting new releases, available to order at 8.30am AEST on Monday 2 May and Thursday 5 May 2022.

Thursday 5 May 2022
Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
2022 50c Uncirculated Coin - RRP $12.50
2022 50c Fine Silver Proof Coin - RRP $100

Beauty Rich and Rare
2022 $5 Coloured Fine Silver Domed Proof Coin - Great Barrier Reef - RRP $140
2022 $100 Coloured Gold Domed Proof Coin - Great Barrier Reef - RRP $3750

Upcoming Releases Thursday 7 April, 2022

Set a reminder in your phone, get out your calendar, pop up a post-it note or ask friend to remind you of these exciting new releases, available to order at 8.30am on Thursday 7 April 2022.

Honey Bee
2022 $2 Coloured Uncirculated Coin – RRP $15
2022 $2 Coloured Uncirculated Coin Roll **

Royal Agricultural Society
2022 $5 Fine Silver Proof Coin - Bicentenary of the Royal Agricultural Society – RRP $120
2022 $1 Coloured Uncirculated Coin - Bicentenary of the Royal Agricultural Society – RRP $15

eShop Upgrade

We’re pleased to announce that the Mint has made some upgrades to the eShop. With the significant increase in traffic to the Mint’s online store and in response to customer feedback, the Mint’s eShop is also implementing Queue-It.  This upgrade will make your purchasing experience with the Mint more enjoyable during busy periods.

How does it work?

Upcoming Releases Thursday 3 March, 2022

Set a reminder in your phone, get out your calendar, pop up a post-it note or ask friend to remind you of these exciting new releases, available to order 8.30am AEDT on Thursday 3 March 2022.

Steam Power
2022 50c Coloured Uncirculated Coin – WA Railways W 945 ‘Banksiadale’ - RRP $15
2022 50c Coloured Uncirculated Coin - SA Railways No. 504 ‘Tom Barr Smith’ - RRP $15
2022 50c Coloured Uncirculated Coin – Commonwealth Railways NM 25 - RRP $15

Aussie Dino Discovery Egg

Aussie Dino Discovery Egg

Get a glimpse into the fascinating world of dinosaurs with the Aussie Dino Discovery Egg. Including a dinosaur dig kit, collector cards, a coloured dinosaur token and a set of 2022 circulating coins, budding palaeontologists and dinosaur lovers will need to crack open the egg to access its contents. Aussie Dino Discovery is educational, fun and a window into life on Earth millions of years ago.

Purchase an egg this month to go into the draw to win a suite of five 2022 'C' Mintmark Gallery Press Dinosaurs Down Under Coins.

Upcoming Releases February 3, 2022

Set a reminder in your phone, get out your calendar, pop up a post-it note or ask friend to remind you of these exciting new releases, available to order 8.30am AEST on Thursday 3 February 2022.

2022 Loot Bag – Aussie Dino Egg Discovery RRP $15
2022 $1 Uncirculated Coin - Centenary of the Country Women's Association - RRP $12.50
2022 $1 Silver Proof Coin - Centenary of the Country Women's Association - RRP $80
2022 Uncirculated Baby Year Set - Baby Coins RRP $45
2022 Proof Baby Year Set - Baby Coins RRP $130

Media Releases

Royal Australian Mint Releases Limited Edition Coins to Celebrate AC/DC’s 45th Anniversary of Let There Be Rock That Will Have Fans Doing The ‘Bad Boy Boogie’

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6 October, 2022: This year officially marks the 45th anniversary of AC/DC’s five times Platinum selling studio album, Let There Be Rock. To celebrate this momentous milestone in music history, the Royal Australian Mint (The Mint) is releasing the second coin set in their AC/DC collection trilogy.

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Royal Australian Mint marks 90 years of the ABC with two commemorative coins

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The Royal Australian Mint will release a commemorative $1 coin and a 20-cent piece tomorrow to mark 90 years of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

The collector coins feature iconic programs and characters that have defined the ABC since it first went to air on 1 July 1932.

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Mothball the wombat immortalised on colourful coin

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A 20c coin featuring Mothball, the naughtiest wombat in Australia, has been released by the Royal Australian Mint to mark the 20th anniversary of the delightful children’s book Diary of a Wombat.

In a scene inspired by the illustrations of the book, the adorable wombat, with a carrot in her mouth, takes centre stage on the coin.

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A new dino-mite family friendly exhibition opens at the Mint

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A new dino-mite exhibition exploring the incredible world of Australia’s dinosaurs has opened at the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) in Canberra.

Dinosaurs Down Under will immerse visitors in a prehistoric world, to uncover the wonder and fragility of life over time, from the age of dinosaurs to their descendants still among us.

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Royal Australian Mint unveils commemorative coin for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

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In the lead up to the 70th Anniversary of the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) has unveiled a new collectable 50c coin celebrating the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty to go on sale on 5 May.

Marking 70 years on the throne, the special coin design depicts intertwining golden wattle branches and Lilly of the Valley flowers.

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Royal Australian Mint named top Cultural Tourism Destination in Australia

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The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) has been honoured as one of Australia’s best cultural tourism destination at the 2021 Australian Tourism Awards.

This prestigious award exemplifies the Mint as a thriving tourism destination that fosters a greater understanding and appreciation of authentic culture, history and heritage.

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Country Women’s Association mark centenary year on commemorative coin

2022 $1 Selectively Gold Plated Silver Proof Coin
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To mark one hundred years since the Country Women’s Association was established in Australia, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) has released two new commemorative coins.

Over the last century, the Country Women’s Association has proudly represented the women of rural Australia, giving them and their families an enduring voice on issues affecting rural communities.

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