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Constellations on latest domed coin

The reverse and profile of the gold domed $100 proof displaying the classical constellations of the northern night sky in their traditional mythological forms. (Images courtesy & © RAM)

On Aug. 7, the Royal Australian Mint released its latest astronomy-themed domed coin: a 38.51 mm, 1 oz .9999 fine gold $100 proof.

The reverse features the constellations of the northern night sky depicted in their mythological forms. Mintage is 750 pieces.

If your friendly neighborhood dealer cannot supply, try the Royal Australian Mint Shop, www.ramint.gov.au, or e-mail info@ramint.gov.au.

You can also phone +61 2 6202 6800 (international) or use plain old snail mail sent to Royal Australian Mint, Locked Bag 31 Kingston, ACT 2604, Australia.


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