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RAM Releases Donation Dollar

By Tom Michael The Royal Australian Mint’s Donation Dollar is the world’s first $1 coin designed to be given rather than spent, donated rather than collected. It’s a concept that may seem unusual to collectors. My first impulse upon hearing … Continue reading

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Royal Australian Mint CEO Steps Down

On Sept. 9, Ross MacDiarmid, Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Australian Mint, announced that after 10 years at the helm he will be leaving the Mint on Dec. 4, 2020.  He is the first Mint CEO with a private … Continue reading

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Industry Insider: COVID Business Landscape Part III

View all installments of the five-part Industry Insider series. By Tom Michael This week we begin the third part of what we thought would be a two-part article. Response from mints and auction houses has continued to arrive. Reports of … Continue reading

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Female Cricketer Featured on Australian Coinage For the First Time Ever

To celebrate what is set to be a historic year for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, the International Cricket Council (ICC), the Royal Australian Mint and retail partner Woolworths have teamed up to release a limited edition $2 coin, … Continue reading

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RAM Releases New Coin Honoring 50th Anniversary of the Indian Pacific

On Jan. 13, in honor of 50 years of Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions’ Indian Pacific, The Royal Australian Mint released a new colored 50 cent coin depicting the iconic Australian train and the announcement of a competition to win a … Continue reading

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Royal Australian Mint Holds Public Event for First 2020 Coin Strike

On Dec. 31, 2019, the Royal Australian Mint welcomed the public to its annual event to see the first coin of 2020 struck in its very own capital city, Canberra. This is the first coin strike of the decade and … Continue reading

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Royal Australian Mint Commemorates Qantas Centenary

To mark the Centenary of Queensland and North Territory Aerial Services Ltd (Qantas), the Royal Australian Mint and the national carrier revealed a new $1 Australian circulating coin, a collectible Qantas Centenary 11 Coin Set, along with a ‘Golden Ticket’ competition. The Royal Australian Mint’s responsible Minister, the … Continue reading

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Kangaroos at Dawn

Yesterday, the Royal Australian Mint released a new coin entitled “Kangaroos at Dawn,” due to the popularity of the Kangaroos at Sunset series. The new coin’s reverse features two kangaroos set against a rising sun backdrop while the obverse features … Continue reading

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The Royal Australian Mint releases limited edition Wallabies coin to celebrate the Wallabies’ Road to Japan

The following press release and images are distributed on behalf of The Royal Australian Mint. The Royal Australian Mint is showing support for the Wallabies’ bid to become World Champions, with the release of a $2 limited edition coin available … Continue reading

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30 Years of Police Remembrance Commemorated by the Royal Australian Mint

The following is distributed on behalf of the Royal Australian Mint.   The 30th anniversary of National Police Remembrance Day to honour Australia’s police forces is marked with a coloured $2 commemorative coin by the Royal Australian Mint, following the … Continue reading

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