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Woolworths Wiggles Program

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.

Upcoming Releases - 7 October 2021

Upcoming Releases October 2021 

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 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

Changes to Call Centre hours

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.


Upcoming Releases – July 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.

2021 Free tours at the Royal Australian Mint


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

Ever wanted to be mates with Ginger Meggs? Now’s your chance!

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

Rock ‘n Race Competition

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.

Secure your entry today AC/DC: Supercars:

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

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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

Donation Dollar Recognised in Australia’s International Good Design Awards for Design Excellence.

2020 $1 Coloured Circulating Coin - Donation Dollar

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.”

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Woolworths and the Royal Australian Mint release limited edition Olympic and Paralympic coins

2020 Olympic Folder

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.

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Centenary of Australia’s favourite boy, Ginger Meggs, celebrated in new exhibition


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.

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Feature as one of Ginger’s Mates in Australia’s longest running comic strip, Ginger Meggs

2021 $1 Coloured Uncirculated Ginger Meggs Coin

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.

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Royal Australian Mint delivers new eco-friendly product packaging


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.

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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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