Overwhelming response to Adelaide to Darwin Rail Link Coin

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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.

All orders for the coin have been treated on a first-come, first-served basis. The Mint is currently processing the large amount of orders received by internet, fax, phone and mail. Customers will be advised of the status of their order over the next few weeks. Due to the overwhelming response it may take up to three weeks to contact some customers who ordered by fax or mail. The Mint is encouraging customers who may be anxious about their order to wait until notified in the very near future.

The Royal Australian Mint is committed to issuing coins that reflect the highest quality design and craftsmanship which acknowledge major events in Australia, past and present. The success of the Adelaide to Darwin Railway coin is testament to that commitment and we are confident that all Australians will embrace our exciting new releases.

More information on the Royal Australian Mint's products:
Telephone: 1300 65 2020 (8.30 am to 4.30 PM EDST)
Website: www.ramint.gov.au.