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First Coin of 2024 is Out of This World

The Royal Australian Mint has collaborated with the Australian Space Agency to mint the world’s first coin of 2024, which pays homage to the country’s space exploration history.

Commemorative Coins - February 6, 2024 midnight

An Update on The Royal Mint

With the end of The Royal Mint’s year including the release of a new gold bullion design, and the beginning of this year marking announcements of its sustainability progress and a partnership with the Ministry of Defence to recycle electronic waste, Coin & Mint News™ covers the most recent updates from the organisation below.

Mints - February 6, 2024 midnight

New Coin Issues

The Royal Canadian Mint has released a series of coins to commemorate the centenary of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The centennial commemoration series features a fine silver proof $1, gold proof $100, and rose-gold plated $1 which is available solely as part of a seven-piece Canadian circulation coin set.

News - February 6, 2024 midnight

New Coin Issues

To commemorate the centenary of Gustave Eiffel’s death – the French civil engineer and architect of the world famous Eiffel Tower and several other iconic monuments – Monnaie de Paris has created a collection of gold and silver coins. Amongst these is a €25 silver proof coin that features an NFC chip on its reverse which, when scanned, reveals the coin’s technical specifications.

News - December 22, 2023 midnight

New Coin Issues

On the International Day of Child Rights, the Royal Dutch Mint (RDM) released the Free a Girl coincard featuring its first ever RDM NFT (Non-Fungible Token).

News - November 30, 2023 midnight

Latest Mint Releases

The Royal Canadian Mint has issued its latest circulating commemorative $2 coin, honouring influential 20th century visual artist Jean-Paul Riopelle. Released to mark the 100th anniversary of his birth, the coin marks the artist’s contribution to Canada’s cultural heritage.

News - November 10, 2023 midnight

New Coin Issues

The Croatian National Bank has issued the country’s first circulating commemorative €2 coin. Minted by the Croatian Mint, 250,000 coins – commemorating Croatia’s adoption of the euro as its currency at the beginning of this year – have been released into circulation.

News - October 6, 2023 midnight

New Coin Issues

The Royal Australian Mint has released a collection of five commemorative coins to celebrate the 50th anniversary of what is arguably Australia’s most famous building, the Sydney Opera House.

News - September 4, 2023 midnight

Royal Dutch Mint Commemorates Two Anniversaries

The Royal Dutch Mint has produced a commemorative coin to mark 100 years of aviation in Aruba, a centenary since two US Navy Curtiss H-16 long-range maritime patrol flying boats landed for the first time in Paardenbaai, or the Port of Oranjestad.

Commemorative Coins - September 4, 2023 midnight

New Coin Issues

As co-hosts of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the Australian women’s national football team, the Matildas (so-called due to the country’s famous folk song, ’Waltzing Matilda’), have now been immortalised on a series of commemorative circulating coins by the Royal Australian Mint.

News - August 4, 2023 midnight