New South Wales artist, Jeanette Timbery's design for an Australian collector coin has been awarded an international design trophy as the world's 'Best Crown coin' (40mm diameter coin). An international panel of judges viewed coin designs from around the world before choosing the Australian coin as the winner in its category.
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Australia's renowned volunteering spirit has been honoured with the launch of the Royal Australian Mint's 2003 collector's Six Coin Set.
Australian coins have once again been nominated among the world's best by an international panel.
Four coins, featuring a diversity of styles from various artists across Australia, will be up against the world's best for the prestigious awards, co-ordinated by Krause Publications of the USA.
Sir Donald Bradman has scored again for Australia after a coin featuring his image was nominated in the international 'Coin of the Year' competition.
A commemorative circulating 20c piece issued by The Royal Australian Mint in 2001 will be up against the world's best for the prestigious awards, co-ordinated by Krause Publications of the USA.
Tasmania is on top of the world as The Royal Australian Mint receives four nominations in the international 'Coin of the Year' competition.
A commemorative 20c coin featuring a design by a Tasmanian college student will be up against the world's best for the prestigious awards, co-ordinated by Krause Publications of the USA.
A new coin produced by the Royal Australian Mint uses futuristic technology to bring the colours of the outback to life.
The coin represents the 'Finale' of the Mint's Year of the Outback series and was officially launched at the Mint by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Senator Ian Campbell, today (Monday 16 September).
The Queen has approved the design of the planned coin to be issued by the Royal Australian Mint which will pay tribute to the Queen Mother whose life spanned the entire period of Federation in Australia.
Last night at a special dinner, in the Great Hall, New Parliament House, the Prime Minister the Hon John Howard presented The Prime Minister's Prize for Science Medallion and other prestigious science awards.
The Royal Australian Mint announced today that it would present a special award to each Australian athlete who broke a world record at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester. The award, in the form of a plaque, will show the athletes name, event and details of the new record.
The Royal Australian Mint will release on 16 July 2002 the 8th coin in its FLORAL EMBLEMS OF AUSTRALIA series featuring the Northern Territory's emblem, Sturt's Desert Rose. The Floral Emblem will be struck on solid gold collector coins of two different dimensions; one coin will contain ? ounce and the other 1/3 ounce of pure 24 ct gold.
The Royal Australian Mint today released five collector coins to celebrate Australia's participation in the 17th Commonwealth Games in Manchester in July and August 2002.
Senator Ian Campbell, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, said "These beautiful coins are a fitting commemoration of this epic battle and serve to honour those brave crew members of both the Perth and the Houston, some of whom are still with us today, who fought valiantly against overwhelming odds".
A long-forgotten 17th Century ship that brought the first known Europeans onto Australian shores is finally being remembered thanks to the Royal Australian Mint.
The little-known Dutch scout ship Duyfken (the 'Little Dove') is one of four ships which helped set the course of Australia's early European history to feature in a silver Crown size proof coin set.
The special Australian collector coin issued to celebrate the life of the Queen Mother is now available from the Royal Australian Mint.
The Royal Australian Mint announced today that it will release a special proof coin to commemorate the life of Her Majesty The Queen Mother, who passed away on Saturday 30 March 2002. The coin, a 1oz pure silver coin with a face value of $5.00, is planned for release in the middle of the year.
The Royal Australian Mint will release at the end of February two precious metal Collector Proof Coins to commemorate the Accession of Her Majesty to the Throne in 1952. The first coin is a 1oz (31.1036 grams) pure (99.99%) Gold coin with a face value of $100. The twelve-sided (dodecagonal) pure silver coin has a weight of 18.24 grams and a face value of 50 cents.