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ACT Public Holiday

The Contact Centre, Factory and Administration Offices will be closed on Monday 27 May 2019, due to the Public Holiday in the ACT for Reconciliation Day.
However, the Mint Coin Shop and visitor areas will be open from 8.30am to 5.00pm, with FREE guided tours available at 10.00 am, 11.00 am, and 2.00 pm.
Alternatively, you can make a purchase from our eShop 24/7.

Upcoming Releases - June 2019

This section lists the exciting new releases available in the next month, giving all of our loyal customers an earlier opportunity to learn about upcoming releases of our unique and sought-after products.

June 2019 Releases:

2019 $5 1oz Fine Silver Proof Coin - Mutiny and Rebellion: Rum Rebellion – $100.00
2019 $1 Uncirculated Coin - Mutiny and Rebellion: Rum Rebellion - $15.00

Royal Australian Mint Coin Launch | Australian National Maritime Museum

On Tuesday 14 May 2019, the Royal Australian Mint will launch a new coin series titled ‘Mutiny & Rebellion’. The first release in this three coin series reflects on the ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’.

This series acknowledges events and people from Australia’s tempestuous colonial era who blazed into mutiny and rebellion. The second and third coins in 'Mutiny & Rebellion' series will examine the ‘Rum Rebellion’ and the 'Eureka Stockade'. Each of these events contributed to the eventual rule of law and an egalitarian democracy within Australia.

Hold onto your horses Tasmania, the Bushrangers are headed your way in May!

This year the Royal Australian Mint’s Roadshow, Bushrangers – The Bold, the Bad and the Ugly commemorates some of Australia’s most notorious bushrangers. As Australia’s colonies developed, bushrangers roamed the countryside: some were anti-establishment heroes to the common people, whilst some were forced into a life of crime. Although feared, Australia’s wild colonial Bushrangers also sparked a legacy of art and folklore, that continues to shape our nation’s psyche, and helped to create the myth of the Australian ‘larrikin’.

Upcoming Releases - May 2019

This section lists the exciting new releases available in the next month, giving all of our loyal customers an earlier opportunity to learn about upcoming releases of our unique and sought-after products.

May 2019 Releases:

2019 $5 Selectively Gold Plated Fine Silver Proof Coin 
Echoes of Australian Fauna: Lesser Bilby – $140.00 RRP

2019 $1 Uncirculated Coin
Centenary of the Treaty of Versailles - $15.00 RRP

2019 $5 1oz Fine Silver Proof Coin
Centenary of the Treaty of Versailles - $100.00 RRP

Distribution of April Mint Issue

The April Mint Issue catalogue postal distribution will occur from 10 April 2019. 

We expect that all customers will receive the April Mint Issue catalogue by 15 April 2019.

April product release will occur from 8 April.

Please subscribe to the Mint Newsletter or check the Royal Australian Mint websites and social media channels for updates on product releases.

Thank you

Customer Service Team

Australia’s Newest Circulating Coin Swap

Be one of the first get their hands on Australia’s newest circulating coins, join the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne or Adelaide on Wednesday April 10.

Details of the coin swaps and other products available at these events will be announced on Tuesday 9 April 2019.

CANBERRA
Date: Wednesday 10 April
Time: 8.00am to 2.00pm
Where: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra

SYDNEY COIN SWAP
Date: Wednesday 10 April
Time: 8.00am to 2.00pm
Where: Centenary Square, Parramatta

The Royal Australian Mint will join the fun at the Sydney Royal Easter Show in April

With our popular mobile press in tow, get ready to strike an ‘S’ for Sydney on the 2019 The Bold, the Bad and the Ugly: Australia’s Wild Colonial Bushrangers Uncirculated Coin.  This Royal Easter show exclusive product features ‘Brave’ Ben Hall, known as a ‘gentleman bushranger’, his gallantry, good looks and daredevil ways earned him public sympathy in New South Wales.

Upcoming Releases - April 2019

This section lists the exciting new releases available in the next month, giving all of our loyal customers an earlier opportunity to learn about upcoming releases of our unique and sought-after products.

April 2019 Releases:

2019 $2 ‘C’ Mintmark Uncirculated Coin -
Centenary of Repatriation – Bringing them Home - $15.00 RRP

2019 50 Cent Frosted Uncirculated Coin –
International Year of Indigenous Languages – $10.00 RRP

2019 50 Cent Fine Silver Proof Coin –
International Year of Indigenous Languages – $80.00 RRP

Upcoming Releases - March 2019

This section lists the exciting new releases available in the next month, giving all of our loyal customers an earlier opportunity to learn about upcoming releases of our unique and sought-after products.

March 2019 Releases:
2019 $5 Selectively Gold Plated Silver Proof Coin - Echoes of Australian Fauna: Tasmanian Tiger - $140.00 RRP
2019 Six Coin Silver Proof Set - Last Ian Rank Broadley Effigy - $350.00 RRP
2019 Six Coin Gold Proof Set - Last Ian Rank Broadley Effigy - $9995.00

2019 Mr Squiggle Collection

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2019 Seven Coin Set- Mr Squiggle

To celebrate Mr Squiggles 60th Birthday, Woolworths and the Royal Australian Mint have joined forces to create four $2 coloured coins that feature the beloved characters from this iconic Australian children’s television program. The coins will available from Woolworths supermarkets and metro stores nationwide from 13 February for a 4-week period or while stocks last.

Colouring-in Competition at the Mint

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Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Colouring Comp

Visit the Royal Australian Mint during 7–18 January 2019, and enter the May Gibbs colouring-in competition for your chance to win a Treasured Australian Stories 2018 Coloured Frosted Uncirculated Set!
The competition will take place in the children’s corner of the Gallery. For competition terms and conditions, please visit: https://www.ramint.gov.au/snugglepot-and-cuddlepie-colouring-competition-terms-conditions

Media Releases

Fifty years of the 50 cent coin: celebrating our unique dodecagonal coins

50th Anniversary of the Australian 50c Coin
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The 50th Anniversary of the introduction of the copper-nickel dodecagon 50 cent coin is celebrated today with a new limited edition collectible coin set by the Royal Australian Mint. Celebrating not only fifty years but also five different effigies that have featured on the coins since 1969.

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International Year of Indigenous Languages commemorated with new coins launched by Royal Australian Mint and AIATSIS

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The United Nation General Assembly’s proclamation that 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages is commemorated with Australia’s newest circulating 50 cent coin.  Launching in Adelaide, the coin has been produced by the Royal Australian Mint and developed in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS).  

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The end of an Effigy: The final Gold and Silver Coins to feature Ian Rank-Broadley's design

2019 Fine Silver Proof Year Set
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The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) will begin phasing out the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2019.  The end of an era for Australian currency, the Ian Rank-Broadley design has been proudly included on the obverse of Australia’s coin currency since 1998, and was the fifth effigy of the Queen to be featured. 

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New release of black nickel and selectively gold plated coins –

2019 $5 Selectively Gold Plated Fine Silver Proof Coin - Extinct Australian Animals-Tasmanian Tiger
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Previewing at the 2019 Berlin World Money Fair, the Royal Australian Mint announces new black nickel and selective gold plated coins as part of the Echoes of Australian Fauna series, featuring native Australian animals.

Mint CEO Ross MacDiarmid said that the series showcases the Mint’s excellence in coin manufacturing and is a tribute and a celebration of native Australian animals.

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United States Mint Announces Historic Collaboration with the Royal Australian Mint

Appoloo 11 50th Anniversary Clad Half Dollar Coin
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The United States Mint (Mint) announced today a collaborative project with the Royal Australian Mint.  The two Mints will produce a commemorative coin set in celebration of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing on July 20, 1969.  The set will feature a U.S. Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Half Dollar paired with an Australian 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing $5 Silver Proof Domed Coin.

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