Royal Australian Mint

February, 2019

Royal Australian Mint’s domed astronomy series comes to a close by peering into the sun

By |2019-02-06T15:10:38+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint's domed astronomy series comes to a close by peering into the sun The last in the Royal Australian Mints latest domed astronomy coin series is now with us. Titled The Earth & Beyond it's a three coin series showing of the Earth, the Moon, and now, the Sun. Collectors of the hit Southern Sky series and its follow ons will no doubt love this [...]

January, 2019

Royal Australian Mint strikes The Bold, The Bad and the Ugly to launch 2019’s numismatic schedule

By |2019-01-02T21:16:53+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: History, Australia, Gold, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint strikes The Bold, The Bad and the Ugly to launch 2019's numismatic schedule It isn't just the first country in the world to have their fireworks displays to celebrate the New Year, it's also a tradition at the Royal Australian Mint that they strike the first new coins of the year as well. At 9.15 am in the mints headquarters in Canberra, the first [...]

December, 2018

Royal Australian Mint debuts a new bullion coin featuring the Bottlenose Dolphin in silver and gold

By |2018-12-07T18:01:21+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint debuts a new bullion coin featuring the Bottlenose Dolphin in silver and gold It seems that more and more of the world's mints are chasing low mintage bullion coin sales. Whereas the market used to consist of a relatively limited choice of high, or even ultra-high mintage offerings from the big players, there's now a huge choice of small run coins with mintages in [...]

Australia’s gold Captain Cook domed map coin is now available in a more affordable silver version

By |2018-12-03T00:41:37+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: History, Australia, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia's gold Captain Cook domed map coin is now available in a more affordable silver version There have been a few Captain Cook coins released over the last year or so, from MDM's mother of pearl Endeavour issues, through Downies neat three coin set, and onto the Royal Mint's range. Back in February, the Royal Australian Mint (RAM) debuted one of its domed strikes depicting early 19th-century [...]

October, 2018

Megaband AC/DC are celebrating 45 years of rocking with new coins from the Royal Australian Mint

By |2018-10-03T12:37:18+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Australia, People, Royal Australian Mint|

Megaband AC/DC are celebrating 45 years of rocking with new coins from the Royal Australian Mint Such luminaries as VH1, MTV, Rolling Stone, and the music buying public have consistently rated AC/DC one of the greatest music groups of all time. Selling more than 200 million albums over a forty-five year period is a phenomenal achievement for any rock and roll band. Formed in Sydney, [...]

September, 2018

2018 Invictus Games for wounded soldiers is celebrated on new Australian silver coin

By |2018-09-29T11:10:27+00:00September 29th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Event, Coloured, Australia, Sport, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

2018 Invictus Games for wounded soldiers is celebrated on new Australian silver coin Being seriously injured while serving in the military isn't a sign that an active life has ended. Those that serve in combat are already those amongst us with the greatest drive to overcome obstacles, so why should that end when that service does? Prince Harry of the British Royal Family understood that is doesn't and [...]

Australia says goodbye to the Broadley effigy of QEII with the debut of the new Jody Clark portrait

By |2018-09-05T10:52:04+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Australia, People, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia says goodbye to the Broadley effigy of QEII with the debut of the new Jody Clark portrait 2019 SIXTH EFFIGY QUEEN ELIZABETH II After a couple of years, we're finally seeing more countries start to use the latest Jody Clark effigy of the Queen, but with a twist. The design we're all now familiar with thanks to its use on all new Royal Mint coins of [...]

Australia stays in the night sky with the second in the Earth and Beyond domed coin series

By |2018-09-04T12:47:49+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia stays in the night sky with the second in the Earth and Beyond domed coin series Australia has issued the second in its latest domed astronomy coin series called The Earth & Beyond and after our home planet, it's moved to our very own satellite - the Moon. The latest incarnation of a format that proved hugely popular when it debuted with Southern Sky several years ago, [...]

August, 2018

Australia wraps up its Terrestrial Gold Dome convex coin series with landmark 1626 John Speed map

By |2018-08-06T12:08:43+00:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: History, Australia, Gold, Nature, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia wraps up its Terrestrial Gold Dome convex coin series with landmark 1626 John Speed map Following on from their hugely popular Southern Sky and Northern Sky series of domed, silver astronomy coins, the Royal Australian Mint launched a domed gold coin in February this year that expanded the concept in a different direction. Eschewing colour and direct representations of the night sky, that coin chose instead [...]

July, 2018

Twenty five years after its debut, the Australian Kangaroo series gets a beautiful anniversary release

By |2018-07-08T11:08:29+00:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: Australia, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Twenty five years after its debut, the Australian Kangaroo series gets a beautiful anniversary release Long a staple of the Royal Australian Mint, it was back in 1993 that its signature Kangaroo series began, one that continues to this day. The most recent issue was released last October and was the third of four coins in a subset called 'Seasons Change' - the fourth release is expected [...]

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