Celebrating 30 years of The Wiggles, the Royal Australian Mint proudly presents this colourful collection, featuring beloved characters Henry the Octopus, Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog and Captain Feathersword. These coins reflect the joy and creativity of every Wiggles’ performance. Emma, Lachy, Anthony and Simon continue to entertain adoring fans worldwide, following in the footsteps of the original members Anthony, Jeff, Murray and Greg. These coins will make colourful addition to any collection and are sure to be treasured generations of fans far and wide.
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Upcoming Releases October 2021
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Available to order 8.30am AEDT on Thursday 7 October 2021.
150th Anniversary of the RSPCA
2021 $1 Coloured Frosted Uncirculated Eight-Coin Collection - 150th anniversary of the RSPCA - RRP $130
2021 $1 Coloured Frosted Uncirculated Coin - 150th anniversary of the RSPCA – Dog - RRP $15
To further safeguard the health of Mint staff and to better serve our customers during this difficult period, the Royal Australian Mint’s Call Centre has transitioned to a split shift arrangement.
This change extends call centre hours, with a short closure between shifts to allow for cleaning and staff changeover.
The new call centre hours are 8.00am - 6.00pm, Monday - Friday with a short closure between 12.30pm – 1.00pm.
This change will be in effect until further notice.
Set a reminder on 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 2 September 2021.
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 Thursday 22 July 2021.
2021 $1 'Possum' Privy Mark Uncirculated Coin - ANDA RRP $15
2021 Fine Silver Proof Year Set - RRP $400
2021 Gold Proof Year Set - RRP $13,500
* Please note that products listed in this section will NOT be available for pre-purchase.
* Products and prices are subject to change without notice and may not appear here due to commercial reasons.
From 28 June 2021, in line with ACT Health requirements, all visitors to the Mint must wear a face mask unless they meet the requirements for those who do not need to wear a face mask (persons aged 12 years or under, or a person with a physical or mental health illness or condition, or disability that makes wearing a fitted face covering unsuitable).
We are delighted to continue our free public tours in 2021
To celebrate 100 years of Australia’s favourite red-headed larrikin, any Australian who purchases a Ginger Meggs coin could be in the running to cameo as a character in an upcoming Ginger Meggs comic strip!
How to enter:
1. Purchase a Ginger Meggs coin from either the Royal Australian Mint, Authorised Distributor or Australia Post (keep your receipt, you’ll need this later)
2. Post three words that you’d use to describe yourself in the comments of the competition post on our Facebook page
Due to the Reconciliation Day public holiday in the Australian Capital Territory, the Mint’s opening hours will be 10.00am – 4.00pm.
To book a free tour please visit https://bit.ly/334wdgN
Please note that the Call Centre and Factory will not be in operation on this day, but will re-open on Tuesday 1 June 2021 from 8.30am.
Get in early as these June releases won't last long! 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 Thursday 3 June 2021.
To celebrate Supercars selecting the track ‘Realize’, by iconic Australian rock band AC/DC, as its 2021 theme song, the Mint is giving you the chance to WIN one of five 60 Years of Supercars Collections, signed by Mark Skaife, Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes.
Simply purchase any AC/DC or Supercars coin in May and you’ll be in the draw to WIN.
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.
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.
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
To celebrate the Enlighten Festival here in Canberra, we want to see how you would illuminate our very own robot, Titan. Colour-in the attached activity sheet for a chance to win a Titan themed gift pack.
Beep Boop! Join Lucy Sparkles & Friends for a fun and imaginative Robot themed dance and drama workshop for February Mini-Minties.
About this Event
Children will be encouraged to engage their imaginations as they are taken on an adventure to Story Land where they will dance and make up stories. There will also be a fun Robot themed craft activity!
-=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 email@example.com by Monday 1 February 2021.
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Get out your calendar, pop up a post-it note or ask someone reliable to remind you of these exciting new releases, available to order Thursday 4 February 2021.
How would you honour the brave Firefighters of Australia on a coin? What imagery, design and even colour would you use?
Complete the attached Firefighter coin design template to win a 2020 Australia’s Firefighters $2 Coloured Circulated Coin.
The Donation Dollar received two prestigious Good Design Award Winner Accolades in the Social Impact category and Product Design category in recognition for outstanding design and innovation.
Leigh Gordon, CEO of the Royal Australian Mint said: “It is an honour that the Donation Dollar has been awarded these two esteemed design awards.”
The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) commemorates 150 years of the RSPCA with the release of a collectible coin program where $1 from the sale of each RSPCA coin in card purchased from the Mint will go to RSPCA.
Today, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) proudly honours Australia’s Ambulance Services, with the release of a $2 commemorative collectible coin.
Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar said this coin is an important tribute to ambulance staff across Australia.
To celebrate the Lunar Year of the Tiger, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) has released a collection of coins featuring the charming and powerful tiger, and the Chinese Lunar Year calendar wheel.
To commemorate Australia’s last major action in the Vietnam War, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) has released a new commemorative coin, marking the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Nui Le.
Woolworths and the Royal Australian Mint are helping customers show their support for the Australian Olympic and Paralympic teams by releasing a range of $2 limited edition themed coins, available in supermarket registers from tomorrow, 14 July.
Six exclusive and unique $2 coins will be available to collect, with a coin released each week.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Khanh, one of Australia’s last battles during the Vietnam War, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) has released a new commemorative coin.
The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) is marking a century of Australia’s most iconic comic strip, Ginger Meggs, with a brand new exhibition.
Leigh Gordon, the CEO of the Royal Australian Mint said “Since first appearing in the Sun Herald in 1921, Ginger Meggs has been brought into the lives of millions of families across Australia and around the world.
The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) is marking a century of Australia’s most iconic comic strip, Ginger Meggs, with the release of two limited edition coloured coin sets.
To celebrate the release, the Mint is offering a lucky Australian the once in a lifetime opportunity to be drawn into a Ginger Meggs comic strip.
The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) is taking steps to improve its environmental footprint by introducing sustainable product packaging.
Ahead of World Environment Day on 5 June, the Mint announced the move to an industry-first sustainable pulp packaging solution for the Mint’s numismatic product range.
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.
To mark the Centenary of Rotary in Australia, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) released two commemorative coins.
Both coins represent a unique opportunity for Rotarians and for those whose lives have been touched by Rotary to celebrate this incredible milestone.
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.
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."
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.