With less than two weeks to go for submissions to the national student design competition, the Royal Australian Mint is urging secondary students and schools to ensure their entries are submitted by 15 October 2004.
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The Royal Australian Mint, Australia's national mint, today released their 2005 circulating coin designs and annual year sets commemorating 60 years since the end of the Second World War.
Six secondary students have been selected by a panel of judges for a chance at having their design immortalised on an Australian 50c coin to commemorate the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Hundreds of secondary schools across Australia have entered their best designs in the coin design competition.
The Royal Australian Mint will present $10 000 to the winning school.
The beauty of one of New Zealand's rarest penguins, the Fiorland Crested Penguin, has been captured on a New Zealand $5 coin minted by the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra.
A special opportunity to strike a mintmark to celebrate an historic occasion will be available to residents and visitors to Hobart from Friday 13 August to Sunday 15 August 2004.
Tasmanians and visitors will be able to strike the 'H' mintmark on a coin during a three-day visit to Hobart by the Royal Australian Mint.
Over the recent months, the Royal Australian Mint has been reviewing the role and structure of the Forum section of our website. This has required lengthy consultation with our web development team and legal representatives. Our ultimate goal is to revive the Forum in one form or another.
Young Australian, John Serrano, winner of the national Primary School Student Coin Design Competition, will have the unique experience of striking his own design onto a 2004 dated 50 cent coin on Friday, 27 August at the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra.
Celebrating 150 years of Steam Railways in Australia with the release of a $5 silver Proof Coin on 23 August, the Royal Australian Mint will recognise a significant milestone in Australia's history.
Australia's $1 coin is celebrating its 20th birthday with the release of a unique set of six silver coins from the Royal Australian Mint on 23 August, representing both the history of the coin and some rare test designs.
Kelly Just, a home schooled student from Victoria, was today announced by the Royal Australian Mint as the winner of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games coin design competition.
Australia's rare and endangered birds will be featured on the new Gold Series coins to be released by the Royal Australian Mint on 12 July 2004.
The search is on for a winning design for a 50-cent coin themed on the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Open to all secondary school students, the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games official coin design competition was launched today by the Royal Australian Mint.
Earlier this year the Royal Australian Mint marked the 40th anniversary of the minting of the last Australian Penny with a very special release. The coin featured the distinctive bounding kangaroo design of the Penny surrounded by a silver ring carrying further Penny reproductions in miniature.
The Royal Australian Mint, Australia's national mint, is pleased to issue the official Australian Olympic coin program for 2004. The three exclusive products are sure to become a magnificent memento of the Sydney to Athens Journey for the Australian OlympicTeam.
In February this year the Royal Australian Mint released a limited edition $5 Silver Proof coin to commemorate the inauguration of the Adelaide to Darwin rail extension.
The response to the coin has been overwhelming. As a result, the retail section of the Mint has declared a sell-out of the Adelaide to Darwin Railway coin.
To commemorate the 150-year anniversary of the Eureka Stockade the Royal Australian Mint is releasing a $1 Silver Proof Coin. A limited edition of 20,000 coins will be available giving Australians an opportunity to mark this historical occasion. The coin is stuck in fine silver and has a distinctive contemporary design.
To commemorate the 150 - year anniversary of the Eureka Stockade the Royal Australian Mint is releasing the 'E' mintmark, the $1 Silver Proof Coin, and the 150th Anniversary Limited Edition Eureka Montage.
A limited edition montage of just 150, has been crafted by the Royal Australian Mint to honour the 150th Anniversary of the Eureka Stockade.
The Eureka Montage will be launched on Friday 27 February at 10.30am at the Eureka Centre, Ballarat by Professor Weston Bate OAM, President of the Royal Historical Society Victoria.
To mark the 150th Anniversary of the Eureka Stockade the Royal Australian Mint is striking an 'E' mintmark on a $1 aluminium bronze coin with a distinctive contemporary design.
The last Australian Penny is to be honoured by the Royal Australian Mint's annual subscription minting, highlighting the 40th anniversary of the Penny's passing into history with the changeover from Imperial coinage to Decimal currency.
The winner of the 2003 Secrets of the Mint competition was Michael Hollamby from Waikerie South Australia.
On 19th January Michael and Rebecca visited the Mint and was taken on an extensive tour of the design and production areas, by Bruce Valentine from the Engineering, Research & Development team.
To commemorate the inauguration of the rail extension from Adelaide to Darwin the Royal Australian Mint is releasing a $5 Silver Proof Coin. A limited edition of 12,500 coins will be available giving Australians an opportunity to mark this historical event.
Visitors to the Royal Australian Mint on 1 January 2004 will be the first to acquire the new $1 mint mark coin featuring the 150 year Anniversary of the Eureka Stockade.
The coin will be mint marked with a 'C' to denote Canberra as the origin of the 'striking of the coin'.