2015 $1 Uncirculated Ampelmann Privy Mark - World Money Fair Special Release
In 2015, the Royal Australian Mint is celebrating its golden anniversary. For 50 years, the Mint has produced coins which have reflected Australian history and culture. These have become beloved tokens for spending and saving, and have been world renowned for their artistic qualities and engineering excellence.
It is truly fitting that the Mint will be Guest of Honour at the 2015 World Money Fair in Berlin. The Mint will be showcasing a wide range of its Australian designs and products to coin dealers from around the world. To celebrate the international connection that this occasion offers, Australian dollar coins will feature a German-themed privy mark.
The passing of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act empowered the Government to make laws with respect to currency, coinage and legal tender. The Coinage Act 1909 put in place the first steps for an Australian coinage. Thus began the journey towards a mint owned by the Commonwealth and ind...Find Out More