2014 Southern Sky Orion $5 Silver Proof Domed Coin

The Royal Australian Mint has started accepting orders for the third coin in well-received Southern Sky series. Similar to previous issues, the coin features a domed shape, with a convex obverse and concave reverse. The series has presented constellations which are visible within the southern hemisphere shown on color printed domed coins. The first release […]

Recent Releases from the Royal Australian Mint

The Royal Australian Mint has recently released or started accepting pre-orders for a number of new coins. This includes base metal coins covering various themes and the latest silver proof coin featuring the popular Kangaroo at Sunset design. Product page About a month ago, an aluminum bronze $1 uncirculated coin was issued to mark the […]

2014 Victoria Cross for Australia Coins

The Royal Australian Mint has launched coins which honor the Australian recipients of the Victoria Cross. A frosted uncirculated silver coin carries a mintage of 30,000 pieces, while a larger sized copper coin with a mintage of 5,000 is offered via ballot. These coins represent the latest releases in the Anzac Centenary Coin Program. The […]

2014 A Voyage to Terra Australis $1 Coin

The Royal Australian Mint has launched a new coin to mark the 200th anniversary of the publication of Matthew Flinders’ journal A Voyage to Terra Australis. The journal provided a detailed account of Flinders’ explorations aboard HMAS Investigator and other vessels during a time when Australia was a vast unknown land for European settlers. His […]

More New Releases from the Royal Australian Mint

In addition to the Year of the Horse coins covered earlier this week, the Royal Australian Mint has also released other new coins covering several different themes. The second release within the Explores’ First Sightings series features a design inspired by a drawing by Henry Constantine Richter, originally sketched by John Gould for his 1845 […]