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2019 Alphabet Dollar Coins Available in Sets

How many times have you been to the Post Office in the past 4 weeks? The idea has been to get coin enthusiasts in-store, make a purchase and receive random alphabet $1 coins in change. What a hard slog that’s

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2019 Blue and White Police Remembrance Coloured Two Dollar Coin Found!

Yesterday on social media someone posted up a new blue and white coloured two dollar coin. The obverse (heads) side of the coin showed the usual Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Queen Elizabeth. There reverse was very different. It showed a

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2019 Police Remembrance Coloured $2 Coin

The immediately recognisable blue and white check pattern adorns the latest coloured $2 release from the Royal Australian Mint (RAM). This new coin commemorates the 30th anniversary of Police Remembrance Day on September 29th 2019. This special day praises, honours,

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2020 QANTAS Centenary Dollar Coin for Circulation

Today the Royal Australian Mint releases a new one dollar coin into circulation. The commemorative $1 coin depicts a stylised B787-9 Dreamliner flying through the number 100, a hundred years since QANTAS was founded in November 1920 -the third oldest

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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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50th Anniversary of the Canberra Mint

50 years ago His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh declared open the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra at an official ceremony where he started the press for the first run of coin production. These coins were the first, dated

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85th Anniversary of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Eighty five years ago today the Sydney Harbour Bridge was opened with much fanfare. Declared a public holiday, March 19th 1932 was a rush of celebrations, the bridge opened with the cutting of a ribbon. The ornate scissors used were

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A Sneak Peak at Upcoming Coin Issues from the Royal Australian Mint 2015-16

The latest currency determination for the Royal Australian Mint gives us a sneak peak at upcoming issues as if we were looking into a crystal ball. The fourth government document issued by Treasury in 2015 explains proposed designs the Mint

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Adelaide Coin and Banknote Expo This Weekend

Put down your phone coin enthusiasts, this weekend the biggest coin event in Adelaide is happening! We’ll be at the Torrens Parade Ground Hall in the city this Saturday and Sunday. The Coin Expo hosted by the Numismatic Society of

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ANDA Money Expo Report – Melbourne, August 2016

One of the blog authors was lucky (or unlucky depending if you like early mornings) to be able to catch a 7:00AM flight on Saturday 27 August 2016 departing frigid Adelaide for the equally frigid (and much windier) Melbourne.  The

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