Australia's rare and endangered birds, and particularly the Malleefowl, will benefit from a joint venture between The Taronga Foundation and the Royal Australian Mint to help raise funds that will be used to help the survival of these unique birds.
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The Royal Australian Mint celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Australia's historic move to decimalisation with the announcement of the theme for Australia's circulating currency for 2006. The original designs used in 1966 are included in the 2006 Year Sets which are available now from the Royal Australian Mint.
Sydney's famous Mint, the site where Australia's first and original gold sovereigns were produced for the colony, from 1855 to 1926, has been commemorated with a special coin release from the Royal Australian Mint to mark the 150 birthday milestone.
Gold from Australia's national mint will sparkle on Christmas trees around Australia with the prestigious Christmas Medallions by the Royal Australian Mint recently released, and just in time for the 2005 Christmas festivities.
The toaster has been replaced as the most popular wedding present, according to the Royal Australian Mint with the release of a Wedding Set for 2006.
The first coins of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Coin Program, featuring the Queen's Baton Relay, are rolling off the presses at the Royal Australian Mint following the launch of the coins and program by the Federal Treasurer, the Hon Peter Costello MP.
The Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games are commemorated with the release of the Royal Australian Mint's Melbourne 2006 Three Coin Set. The Minister for the Arts and Sport, Senator Rod Kemp, launched the commemorative Coin Set today in Canberra with Games hopefuls from Australia, Philippe Rizzo, Jade Edmistone and Kerry Taurima.
A new release of the famous Silver Kangaroo coin on 9 November 2005 is sure to excite coin collectors and admirers of the Australian bush mammal with the Royal Australian Mint's latest release featuring a bounding kangaroo and her joey.
Four famous Australian artists will be honoured as treasured Australians who have significantly contributed to the nation's artworks during the 20th Century in the first of a two-part series of coins to be released by the Royal Australian Mint on 9 November 2005.
Australian Student Launches Own Coin Design with the Royal Australian Mint
Australian teenager Kelly Just will have a rare honour with the release of her commemorative 50 cent coin design by the Royal Australian Mint on 12 May 2005, featuring a range of native animals and representative sports as part of the national coin release for the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
To celebrate the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, The Royal Australian Mint will issue the first release of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Coin Collection on the 12th of May 2005, featuring a sixteen coin set of 50 cent pieces.
The Royal Australian Mint is proud to announce the release of the 2005 $1 Selectively Gold Plated Silver Kangaroo. This is the third release in the unique and highly successful Kangaroo Series.
One of Australia's rarest birds, the Mallee Fowl is the focus of the new Gold Coin Release by the Royal Australian Mint. This coin will be released on the 14th of July and has been crafted in solid 24 carat gold as the second release in the Mint's Rare Bird Series.
To celebrate the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, The Royal Australian Mint will issue the second release of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Coin Collection on the 14th of July 2005. Badminton, Gymnastics, Rugby 7s and Cycling are the four sports to be highlighted in this coin release.
A rare release of Australia's beautiful and exceptional circulating coins, with special designs commemorating the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, have been struck in 24 carat gold by the Royal Australian Mint to create the limited edition 2005 Six Coin Gold Proof Set.
A unique opportunity to view a rare $7 million private collection of Australia's gold coins in extraordinary condition begins on 22 February 2005, exactly 40 years since the Royal Australian Mint was opened by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh.
The eagerly anticipated ninth release of the Royal Australian Mint's Subscription Series honours one of the most celebrated coins, the 1855 Half Sovereign, celebrating 150 years of the Sydney Mint.
The beauty of Australia's coins have been crafted in pure silver by the Royal Australian Mint in a limited edition Fine Silver Proof Year Set commemorating 60 years since the end of the Second World War.
To commemorate the 90th anniversary of the ANZACs landing at Gallipoli the Royal Australian Mint, Australia's national mint, has released a $1 Fine Silver Proof Coin to honour those who lost their lives.
January 1 will see the first coins for 2005 minted at the Royal Australian Mint with a special design to commemorate the 90th anniversary of Gallipoli.
The spirit and legend of Gallipoli will be commemorated on 1 January 2005 with a new coin design featured on the Australian $1 coin mintmark.