2018 Centenary of Armistice Circulation $2 Coin


2018 Centenary of Armistice Coloured Red Poppy $2 (image courtesy ramint.gov.au)

100 years of Remembrance will be commemorated at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month in 2018. A century to the day since the guns fell silent Australians will see a new coloured $2 coin in circulation as a tangible reminder and legacy of the fight for our nations freedom, then end of WWI and the price that we paid as a nation.

The new $2 coin features a red poppy centre with a large 100 and the date 11.11.11 designed by Tony Dean representing Armistice, the end WWI and the end to The ANZAC Centenary commemorations. Approximately 2 million coins will be released into circulation. Collector coins with a C mintmark are available for $15 in a collector card. The C mintmark mintage is 40,000.

The Royal Australian Mint are holding coin swap events for those not wanting to wait to receive a red poppy coloured coin in change. Here you can swap cash for the new coins. These are being held on November 1st at these locations:

Brisbane – Queen Street Mall, Wintergarden Area – 8 am to 2 pm
Canberra – Royal Australian Mint – 8.30 am to 2 pm
Melbourne – Southern Cross Station – 11.30 am to 7 pm
Sydney – Parramatta Centenary Square – 8 am to 2 pm

2018 Centenary of Armistice C mintmark Coloured Red Poppy $2 (image courtesy ramint.gov.au)


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