Recent News

Below is a list of our latest news posts, enjoy!

Author: My Collectables   Date Posted: 5 December 2016

The alphabet is one of the first lessons we all learn, and we swell with pride at learning to recite the letters, spell our name or read our first words. Coins have long been a traditional gift for key moments in one’s life.


Author: My Collectables   Date Posted: 24 November 2016

With release of this coin R. Benaud joins Sir D. Bradman as icon of cricket commemorated on Australian coinage. Strictly limited mintage of 95 929 - statistics from Richie’s first class cricket career.


Author: My Collectables   Date Posted: 7 November 2016

One constant among all Australian coins since 1953 has been the likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, appearing on the obverse side of our coin currency.


Author: My Collectables   Date Posted: 22 August 2016

Honouring the sporting elite to represent Australia in Rio de Janeiro, this coloured coin celebrates the 2016 Australian Paralympic Team. With this unique memento the public will be able to show their support for the 2016 Australian Paralympic Team.


Author: My Collectables   Date Posted: 1 August 2016

RELEASE DATE 22nd August 2016. Commemorating 160 years of Holden in Australia, the Holden Heritage Collection will evoke a sense of nostalgia as it celebrates the classic cars that made Holden a household name.


Author: My Collectables   Date Posted: 27 July 2016

Recognising our nation’s strong affiliation and love of sport, which is best embodied every four years at the Olympic Games, the Royal Australian Mint is proud to be a part of sharing the Olympic spirit with Australians for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.


Author: My Collectables   Date Posted: 22 June 2016

As part of the Royal Australian Mint 2016 Australian Olympic Team Coin Program, the patriotic ‘mob of boxing kangaroos’ will represent in a way we haven’t seen them before. Packaged in a bezel (holding ring) with a ribbon to be worn as a medal.


Author: My Collectables   Date Posted: 20 June 2016

Following the sell-out release of the domed coin paying tribute to the Greek mythological story of Cassiopeia, the Northern Sky series continues with this tribute to one of the world’s most famous constellations.


Author: My Collectables   Date Posted: 15 June 2016

The coin is housed in a replica of The Phantom’s ‘Skull Cave’ which lights up when the mouth of the cave is opened, inside a themed shipper. Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.


Author: My Collectables   Date Posted: 16 May 2016

2016 50c Coloured Uncirculated Coins - Three Coin Set. To celebrate 50 years of Australia’s most iconic children’s television program, the Royal Australian Mint has designed a series of Play School themed coins.


Author: My Collectables   Date Posted: 30 April 2016

Featuring the three circulating coin effigies of Her Majesty by Arnold Machin, Raphael Maklouf and Ian Rank-Broadley, this made-to-order set presents a rare opportunity to secure past and present effigies of Her Majesty on 2016 Uncirculated coins.


Author: My Collectables   Date Posted: 20 February 2016

Rolled - 2016 commemorative circulating coins. Only 5,000 rolls of each denominations will be issued from the Royal Australian Mint. The following denominations will be available periodically through the year.


Author: My Collectables.   Date Posted: 4 September 2015


Author: Sean Ross   Date Posted: 1 December 2014

Australia is home to the world renowned Perth Mint and is one of the leading nations for the production of precious metals and specialty coins. The country also has a suitably rich (and strange) coinage history behind it.


Author: Sean Ross   Date Posted: 1 September 2014

This month featured the release of the third and final installment of the Southern Sky coin series, which has been one of the Royal Australian Mint’s most successful recent offerings.


Author: Sean Ross   Date Posted: 10 August 2014

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Author: Lauris Veips   Date Posted: 30 July 2014

Imagine taking a wrecked, dusty 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air and restoring it to mint condition, with all its shiny curves and comfy interior. The car would look much, much better than before, and, who knows, you might fetch a hefty buck for it.


Author: Lauris Veips   Date Posted: 1 March 2014

You want to start collecting coins but don’t know what to do first? Well, let’s get you started.

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