Australian coins

Discover more about Australian coins, both old and new, in our growing archive of coin guides on this unique, colourful country.

$1 coin marks the Centenary of Legacy
The Royal Australian Mint have issued a commemorative $1 coin to celebrate 100 years of Australia’s Legacy organisation,…
03 May 2023
What will happen to coins following the Queen's death?
What will happen to our coins following the death of Queen Elizabeth II? When will we see King Charles III on our coins,…
13 September 2022
50 Years of the Indian Pacific - new 50 cent coin
Royal Australian Mint has issued a new coloured 50 cent coin to mark the 50th anniversary of the iconic Indian Pacific…
14 January 2020
Tom and Jerry 80th anniversary celebrated on limited edition coin
Perth Mint has released details of a new coin minted to mark the 80th anniversary of the animated duo Tom and Jerry.
06 January 2020
Qantas centenary commemorated with eleven-coin set
Royal Australian Mint has announced the release of an 11-coin set to mark the centenary of Qantas airline.
15 November 2019
Kangaroos at Dawn: new $1 coin from Royal Australian Mint
A new artistic representation of two kangaroos poised against the rising sun forms the centrepiece of Royal Australian…
01 November 2019
Year of the Rat: new coins from Royal Australian Mint
To mark the first sign of the Chinese lunar zodiac, the Royal Australian Mint has released a Year of the Rat coin…
22 October 2019
The Twelve Days of Christmas: first ever Christmas coin from Royal Australian…
The well-loved song Twelve Days of Christmas has inspired the design of the Royal Australian Mint's first ever Christmas…
27 September 2019
30th anniversary of National Police Remembrance Day marked by new coin
The 30th anniversary of National Police Remembrance Day to honour Australia’s police forces has been marked with a…
12 September 2019

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