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Coin Striking Pressures – a Touch Series of Die Adjustment Strikes

Over on our Facebook page we usually put some coin photos up on a Friday afternoon to get our readers relaxing into the weekend. This week, to take the pressure off the working week we’ve decided to focus on striking

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2015 ANZACS Remembered 20c Packaging Error

In 2015 the Royal Australian Mint produced a number of collector 20 cent coins that were available to buy when you purchased a newspaper. Collector interest has always been with the limited release red coloured poppy dollar coin issued with

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Invictus Games Circulating 2 Dollar Coin

The Royal Australian Mint (RAM) is today releasing a new $2 coin into circulation. 2.3 million coins will be released into your change or at RAM pop-up shops and coin swaps over the coming months ahead of the Invictus Games

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Impressive Error Coins For Sale on eBay this Week

If you haven’t checked out eBay for a while then you’re missing some impressive and quality error coins currently selling on that great online garage sale. Even if you’re just a window shopper you should still take a look as

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Variety Threepence Spotlight -1925 3d Filled 5, Die Cracks and Clashed Dies

The 1925 Australian threepence showcased in this article is much more than your everyday pre-decimal small silver threepenny bit. To variety and error collectors this coin is an interesting study piece so let’s look more closely at its’ features. Evident

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30th Anniversary of the 2 Dollar Coin

June 20th 2018 is the 30th anniversary of the $2 coin. Australia withdrew the $2 banknote and replaced it with a small size 2 dollar coin on this day in 1988, this change and the introduction of the new coin

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2017 Dollar Master Mintage List

We’ve just finished compiling the master of one dollar coins minted for 2017. The list includes issue prices and accurate mintage information taken from the financial reports of the Royal Australian Mint as well as the expected or capped mintage

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Rascals & Ratbags Roadshow -The Mint Tours the Country

The Royal Australian Mint are on the road again with a travelling roadshow. Visiting Melbourne and sites in Tasmania in May the roadshow will then continue through New South Wales in June. The first leg of the journey visits Melbourne

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Wrong Paint Coloured 2 Dollar Coin Error

What’s so special about this coin you say? If you know your coloured $2 coins you’ll see straight away, now pick your bottom lip up off the floor. The coin is a 2017 Lest We Forget coloured $2 which should

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Paint on the Wrong Side “Bullseye” Coloured 2 Dollar Coin Errors

Error coins are eagerly hunted by collectors and now with more and more coloured coins being minted for circulation by the Royal Australian Mint we’re seeing new types of error coins that never before existed. This is the more easily

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