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Latest news: Royal Australian Mint

New coin commemorates the Queen

To commemorate the late Queen Elizabeth II, who died in September 2022, the Royal Australian Mint has issued a 50-cent coin, showing seven portraits of the Queen that appeared on Australian coins...

King Charles’s head: Australian coins to change by end of year

Ten million $1 coins bearing Charles III's head will be in Australians' hands by Christmas; other denominations will follow next year.

ACT’s largest fast charging station installed at the Mint

Six new DC fast electric vehicle charging bays, the ACT's largest fast charging station, have been installed at the Royal Australian Mint.

Royal Australian Mint celebrates the birthday of a special emu

The Royal Australian Mint has celebrated the 35th birthday of children’s book Edward the Emu with a series of collectible coins.

New commemorative coin honours frontline workers

A new $2 coin was released into circulation today (24 March) by the Royal Australian Mint, featuring an illustration of 12 frontline workers who have worked diligently throughout the pandemic. This is the...

Australia’s ambulance services honoured by new $2 coin

A new collectible $2 coin paying tribute to Australia’s Ambulance Services entered circulation today, via the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra. The Ambulance Service coin follows the 2019 Police coin and 2020 Firefighters...

Indigenous military personnel commemorated with new coin

Indigenous men and women who have served in the military have been commemorated through Australia’s newest circulating $2 coin launched by the Royal Australian Mint yesterday, 30 March. Designed by Aboriginal artist and...

Mint launches new $1 coin to encourage donations

The Royal Australian Mint today (2 September) launched the ‘Donation Dollar’ – a $1 coin that’s been designed to be donated. The coins feature a green and gold design with a reminder for...

Aboriginal artist makes her mark at the Mint

After collecting over 6,000 fingerprints from athletes and dignitaries during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, a young Aboriginal artist’s painting has gone on display for the first time at the Royal...