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AC/DC Coin Program

AC/DC Coin Program

Oct 08, 2020

AC/DC Individual Coins - 2020/2021 20c Coloured Uncirculated Coin - 6 Designs

Australian rock royalty AC/DC have kept the world thunderstruck for close to five decades. To celebrate the milestone anniversaries of six of their album releases the Royal Australian Mint is issuing coin tributes to the vinyls that have electrified generations of music lovers. These coins will be highly sought after by rock ‘n’ roll fans and gift buyers alike.

This year marks 45 years since AC/DC released their debut album High Voltage. The band’s second album T.N.T also clocks up its sapphire anniversary at the end of the year along with Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap in 2021.

Meanwhile, 2020 represents 40 years since the release of Back in Black and 25 years since the band released Ballbreaker. Next year it will be the ruby anniversary of the album For Those About to Rock (We Salute You).

The Royal Australian Mint paid tribute in 2018 to the 45th anniversary of the band bursting onto the music scene with a special edition AC/DC 50 cent coin and a $5 triangular coin shaped like a guitar pick.

  • Australian legal tender
  • Denomination 20 cents
  • Copper-nickel coins
  • Coins feature colour print
  • Designs inspired by the original art from album covers - For Those About to Rock (We Salute You),T.N.T,
  • High Voltage, Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, Ballbreaker and Back in Black
  • Coin’s obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll, as designed by Jody Clark
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    2021 $1 1oz Silver Frosted Uncirculated Coin - AC/DC

    Australian rock legends AC/DC sang that money talks. And now music fans can own an electrifying limited edition silver coin showcasing songwriter and lead guitarist Angus Young in full flight. Inspired by the cover artwork of some of their most popular and iconic albums this coin will be highly sought after by rock ‘n’ roll fans and gift buyers.

    February 2020 marks 45 years since Australian rock sensation AC/DC released their debut album High Voltage, which was recorded in 10 days between gigs. It peaked at number seven on Australian music charts and went five times platinum.

    The band’s second album T.N.T also clocks up its sapphire anniversary at the end of the year along with Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap in 2021.

    Meanwhile, 2020 marks 40 years since the release of Back in Black and 25 years since the band made Ballbreaker. Next year it will be the ruby anniversary of the album For Those About to Rock (We Salute You).

    In 2018, the Royal Australian Mint paid tribute to the 45th anniversary of the band bursting onto the Australian music scene with a special edition 50 cent coin and a $5 triangular coin shaped like a guitar pick.

  • Limited mintage of 30,000
  • Australian legal tender, denomination $1
  • Coin’s obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll, as designed by Jody Clark
  • One ounce silver coin
  • Numbered presentation case with printed certification
  • The design is inspired by the original art from album covers
  • The coin showcases band co-founder, songwriter and lead guitarist Angus Young
  • The coin features the iconic parrot from the Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap cover, the cannon from the For Those About to Rock (We Salute You) album, barbed wire from the High Voltage cover and a plank of wood from the T.N.T album.
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    2020/2021 20c CuNi Coloured Uncirculated Coins - AC/DC Seven Coin Collection

    Over almost five decades it’s been a long way to the top of music charts globally for Australian rock legends AC/DC. To celebrate the milestone anniversaries of six of their album releases the Royal Australian Mint is issuing coloured coin tributes to the vinyls that have electrified generations of music fans. This collection features a bonus limited edition coin.

    This year marks 45 years since AC/DC released their debut album High Voltage. The band’s second album T.N.T also clocks up its sapphire anniversary at the end of the year along with Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap in 2021.

    Meanwhile, 2020 represents 40 years since the release of Back in Black and 25 years since the band released Ballbreaker. Next year it will be the ruby anniversary of the album For Those About to Rock (We Salute You).

    The Royal Australian Mint paid tribute in 2018 to the 45th anniversary of the band bursting onto the music scene with a special edition AC/DC 50 cent coin and a $5 triangular coin shaped like a guitar pick.

    This collection features a limited edition coin, which is not available for individual purchase

  • Issue limit is 30,000
  • Each coin features colour print
  • Australian legal tender
  • The coin’s obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll, as designed by Jody Clark
  • The designs are inspired by the original art from the album covers
  • Copper-nickel coins