Royal Australian Mint Celebrates 30 Years of Iconic $2 Coin

By Royal Australian Mint ......   Exactly 30 years ago, Australia’s two dollar note was retired and the two dollar coin was born. Today (20 June...

Royal Australian Mint Looks Back at 25 Years of Iconic Kangaroo...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   One of the most enduring series in Australian numismatic history is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018. The popular Kangaroo...

Australia to Adopt Jody Clark Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II on...

Also, new circulating coin shares spirit of Australia’s ANZACs By Royal Australian Mint ......   On April 22, the Australian government announced that the country will adopt...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See...

Coinweek News Wire for April 20, 2018 .... Current Events 1.) Should the U.S. Retire the Penny and Nickel? It’s true that it costs more to mint these two...

In Memoriam: Australian Coin Designer Stuart Devlin (1931-2018)

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Stuart Devlin (AO, CMG), innovative metalworker and designer of coins for several countries around the world, died on April 2...

Greg Allen New Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Steering Committee Chair: ICTA

World Mint Work Group joining anti-counterfeiting effort By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) Chairman Philip N. Diehl has announced...

The Krause Publications 2018 Coin of the Year Award Ceremony –...

 Every year at the World Money Fair in Berlin, Krause Publications (Standard Catalog of World Coins, Numismatic News) presents its Coin of the Year...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 19, 2018: HODL or Buy Gold?...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 19, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Who Really Designed the American Dime? ...t takes a keen eye to see...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 5, 2018

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 5, 2018 Brain Food 1.) How much is a mint worth? In March 1995, the Australian Cabinet's expenditure...

Royal Australian Mint Celebrates 70th Wedding Anniversary with Silver Commemorative Coin

By Royal Australian Mint ......   To commemorate the momentous occasion of the Royal 70th wedding anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip,...

Royal Australian Mint Celebrates Intl. Day of People with Disability with...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   The 25th anniversary of International Day of People with Disability was celebrated on Tuesday, November 14 with the release of...

World Mint News – New Australian Colored $2 Coin to Mark...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   Symbolic purple flowers and green leaves of rosemary adorn Australia’s newest circulating two dollar coin unveiled on October 31 by...

World Coins – Royal Australian Mint Issues Possum Magic Limited Edition...

Woolworths is releasing Royal Australian Mint limited edition $2 coins into their tills from today leading up to Children’s Book Council of Australia Children’s...

World Commemorative Coins – Royal Australian Mint Celebrates 25 Years of...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   To celebrate 25 years of Australia’s most famous Banana duo from the ABC, the Royal Australian Mint held a meet-and-greet...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 2, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 2, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Princeton University Now Has Rare Peter Donald Byzantine Coins According to Princeton University Library, there...

Coin by Boneta-Marie Mabo Released for Australia’s National Reconciliation Week

By Royal Australian Mint ......   To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum and the 25th anniversary of the High Court Mabo decision, award-winning...

World Coins – Royal Australian Mint Triangular Coin Recognizes International Nurses...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   The contribution and efforts of nurses are being recognized through the Royal Australian Mint’s special release of a triangular commemorative...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 21, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for April 21, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Our money is filthy but mostly harmless Most of the bacteria on American notes were...

World Coins – Queen’s Baton Relay Commemorative Marks Australian Commonwealth Day...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   The first two of a series of Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) commemorative collectible coins were revealed on March...

New World Coins – Motor Racing Legend Sir Jack Brabham Overtakes...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   Just over 50 years on since Sir Jack Brabham AO, OBE claimed his third Formula 1 title, the Royal Australian...

CoinWeek Podcast #56: Andrea from the Coin Couch Stops By…

CoinWeek Podcast #56: Andrea from the Coin Couch Stops By... Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

World Coins – Royal Australian Mint Commemorates 75th Anniversary of the...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   As we near the 75th anniversary of the sinking of SS Vyner Brooke on Tuesday 14 February 2017, a special...

Australia’s First Gold Domed Coin by Royal Australian Mint

By Royal Australian Mint ......   A true representation of innovative craftsmanship, the latest release by the Royal Australian Mint sees the mystique of the southern...

Royal Australian Mint Commemorates Centenary of Uniting Australia with New Coin...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   A moment in history was struck on January 1 by one lucky coin enthusiast at the Royal Australian Mint’s long...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The medal detective Few things mean as much to soldiers as their medals. But if...

Royal Australian Mint – Exhibit Explores Work of Designer Stuart Devlin

By Royal Australian Mint ..... The highly anticipated exhibition exploring the masterly work of Stuart Devlin AO, "The Designer with the Midas Touch", has now...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016 Current Events 1.) The reasons Saudi Arabia stopped issuing paper riyals "The number of one Riyal banknotes constitutes half...

Queen Matilda, Platinum Eagle Proof Named Two of CoinWeek’s Best Coin...

By CoinWeek .....   2016 may go down as one of the most captivating years for coin design in recent memory as Mints large and small...

Bullion Exchanges Announces Exclusive 1 oz Silver JFK Commemorative $1...

Bullion Exchanges and the Royal Australian Mint proudly offer this superb coin honoring the 100th anniversary of the birth of John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963)...

Krause Announces 2017 Coin of the Year Award Nominees

Australia and Canada have the most nominations in the annual Coin of the Year Award competition By Krause Publications .....   The first round of voting for...