Monthly Archives: January 2016

Mint Open Day for the 50th Anniversary of Decimal Currency 13 February 2016

The day before the 50th anniversary of decimal changeover the Mint will celebrate the anniversary of C-Day with an Open Day at the “decimal coin factory” in Canberra. The official anniversary is Valentines Day February 14th and the Mint has

Posted in Australian Decimal Changeover, Coin News

Distribution of Coins for Decimal Changeover February 14th 1966

Can you imagine the task undertaken 50 years ago in distributing all new coins to all the banks around the entire country. What a mammoth task this was ensuring a supply of new coins ready for the morning of February

Posted in Australian Decimal Changeover, Collectables and Ephemera

Coin Display of Australian Military Themed Commemorative Coins Including the Coloured $2 Releases

Collecting militaria is very popular and military themed coins are no different. Commemorating Remembrance Day, ANZAC Day and the 100th anniversary of World War I have been huge in recent years and quite a few Australian coins have been minted

Posted in Collecting Coins

2016 Perth Mint 50th Anniversary of Decimal Currency Two Coin Set

You’ve probably noticed by now that it’s 2016 and that means it’s 50 years since Decimal Currency was introduced to our wide brown land. Of course the two Australian mints are going to release a lot of collector coins to

Posted in Australian Decimal Changeover, Collecting Coins

2016 Sovereign Design Dollar Coin

The mintmark dollar for 2016 has been enveiled with crowds attending the Mint (RAM) in Canberra today to strike their own new coin for the new year. The design pays homage to the first uniquely Australian sovereign struck at the

Posted in Coin News

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