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Boer War 50c colour printed coin. In 1899, South Africa had been a site of growing tensions between the British colonies and the independent republics of Dutch-Afrikaner settlers (Boers). British subjects in the region were engaged, and the British response became known as the Boer War. #coincollecting

Boer War 50c colour printed coin. In 1899, South Africa had been a site of growing tensions between the British colonies and the independent republics of Dutch-Afrikaner settlers (Boers). British subjects in the region were engaged, and the British response became known as the Boer War. #coincollecting

Cuckoo Wasp - Colour printed frosted uncirculated coin. Among the most resplendent insects to be found in Australia, the iridescent green, blue, and purple Cuckoo Wasp is truly befitting to be included in the Royal Australian Mint’s Bright Bugs Series. #coincollecting

Cuckoo Wasp - Colour printed frosted uncirculated coin. Among the most resplendent insects to be found in Australia, the iridescent green, blue, and purple Cuckoo Wasp is truly befitting to be included in the Royal Australian Mint’s Bright Bugs Series. #coincollecting

$1 Silver Holographic Silver Proof coin. The Sydney New Year’s Eve celebrations are well-known all around the world for their stunning fireworks and fascinating Sydney Harbour Bridge Effect. The Royal Australian Mint has partnered with the City of Sydney in a 10 year series to capture this experience on a unique 99.9% fine silver proof coin. #coincollecting

$1 Silver Holographic Silver Proof coin. The Sydney New Year’s Eve celebrations are well-known all around the world for their stunning fireworks and fascinating Sydney Harbour Bridge Effect. The Royal Australian Mint has partnered with the City of Sydney in a 10 year series to capture this experience on a unique 99.9% fine silver proof coin. #coincollecting

50c Silver Proof coin. Stuart Devlin’s original designs for Australia’s circulating coins have been part of Australian life since 1966. These intricate images of the nation’s unique wildlife capture the nation’s natural beauty with masterful engraving and minting technology. These were joined in 1984 by another one of Devlin’s designs for the one dollar coin and in 1988 by Horst Hahne’s design for the two dollar coin. #coincollecting

50c Silver Proof coin. Stuart Devlin’s original designs for Australia’s circulating coins have been part of Australian life since 1966. These intricate images of the nation’s unique wildlife capture the nation’s natural beauty with masterful engraving and minting technology. These were joined in 1984 by another one of Devlin’s designs for the one dollar coin and in 1988 by Horst Hahne’s design for the two dollar coin. #coincollecting

Invisibility $1 uncirculated coin. The 2014 Young Collectors Superpowers series features six coins, each of which portrays an imaginative and exciting design to represent a superpower, with the second exciting release featuring the power of invisibility. #coincollecting

Invisibility $1 uncirculated coin. The 2014 Young Collectors Superpowers series features six coins, each of which portrays an imaginative and exciting design to represent a superpower, with the second exciting release featuring the power of invisibility. #coincollecting

Battle of Cocos Islands 50c colour printed coin. Shortly after dawn on 9 November 1914, Australian troop transports and warships received the call that the German raider SMS Emden was lurking in the region of Port Refuge in the Cocos-Keeling Islands. The closest warship was the HMAS Sydney, which engaged in a protracted and blazing battle with the Emden. #coincollecting

Battle of Cocos Islands 50c colour printed coin. Shortly after dawn on 9 November 1914, Australian troop transports and warships received the call that the German raider SMS Emden was lurking in the region of Port Refuge in the Cocos-Keeling Islands. The closest warship was the HMAS Sydney, which engaged in a protracted and blazing battle with the Emden. #coincollecting

Medi-mazing $1 uncirculated coin. In UNESCO’s International Year of Crystallography, the Royal Australian Mint joins the celebrations with a fun and informative coin. The first in a three-coin series called ‘Clever Australia’, this coin focuses on medical breakthroughs made by Australians. #coincollecting

Medi-mazing $1 uncirculated coin. In UNESCO’s International Year of Crystallography, the Royal Australian Mint joins the celebrations with a fun and informative coin. The first in a three-coin series called ‘Clever Australia’, this coin focuses on medical breakthroughs made by Australians. #coincollecting

Stag Beetle - Colour printed frosted uncirculated coin. The male stag beetle’s impressively-proportioned mandibles are used almost exclusively for battling rivals when preferred mating territories are at stake. Like the deer they are named for, these beetles engage in ferocious-looking contests by locking ‘antlers’. #coincollecting

Stag Beetle - Colour printed frosted uncirculated coin. The male stag beetle’s impressively-proportioned mandibles are used almost exclusively for battling rivals when preferred mating territories are at stake. Like the deer they are named for, these beetles engage in ferocious-looking contests by locking ‘antlers’. #coincollecting

$10 Gold Proof coin. The second series featuring the Explorers’ First Sightings theme depicts a drawing by Henry Constantine Richter, originally sketched by John Gould. Famed wildlife author John Gould often sought the assistance of talented artists, including Richter. #coincollecting

$10 Gold Proof coin. The second series featuring the Explorers’ First Sightings theme depicts a drawing by Henry Constantine Richter, originally sketched by John Gould. Famed wildlife author John Gould often sought the assistance of talented artists, including Richter. #coincollecting

$1 Fine Silver Proof ‘C’ mintmark coin. In 2014, the Mint has selected the 1814 publication of Matthew Finders’ historic journal, A Voyage to Terra Australis, as the inspiration for the 2014 releases in this much loved series. #coincollecting

$1 Fine Silver Proof ‘C’ mintmark coin. In 2014, the Mint has selected the 1814 publication of Matthew Finders’ historic journal, A Voyage to Terra Australis, as the inspiration for the 2014 releases in this much loved series. #coincollecting

$1 Fine Silver Proof coin. The second series featuring the Explorers’ First Sightings theme depicts a drawing by Henry Constantine Richter, originally sketched by John Gould. Famed wildlife author John Gould often sought the assistance of talented artists, including Richter. #coincollecting

$1 Fine Silver Proof coin. The second series featuring the Explorers’ First Sightings theme depicts a drawing by Henry Constantine Richter, originally sketched by John Gould. Famed wildlife author John Gould often sought the assistance of talented artists, including Richter. #coincollecting

$1 Fine Silver Proof High Relief Coin. First issued on 14 May 1984, the $1 coin was introduced to replace the readily-damaged $1 note due to its greater durability and lower cost of production. Art teacher-turned-coin designer, Stuart Devlin – the man behind Australia’s other circulating coin designs – was again chosen to submit a piece of unique Australian artwork. The result was an astounding, now iconic, image. #coincollecting

$1 Fine Silver Proof High Relief Coin. First issued on 14 May 1984, the $1 coin was introduced to replace the readily-damaged $1 note due to its greater durability and lower cost of production. Art teacher-turned-coin designer, Stuart Devlin – the man behind Australia’s other circulating coin designs – was again chosen to submit a piece of unique Australian artwork. The result was an astounding, now iconic, image. #coincollecting

German New Guinea 50c colour printed coin. When war was declared in August 1914, Australians sprung to action to fight for the cause. One early order of business was to counter the German colony of New Guinea. Within weeks, volunteers rose to the challenge and successfully formed the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, which occupied the township of Rabaul on 11 September. #coincollecting

German New Guinea 50c colour printed coin. When war was declared in August 1914, Australians sprung to action to fight for the cause. One early order of business was to counter the German colony of New Guinea. Within weeks, volunteers rose to the challenge and successfully formed the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, which occupied the township of Rabaul on 11 September. #coincollecting

0.5g Gold coin. This delicate, button-sized release presents a golden opportunity for anyone to own an iconic Australian coin. The delightful Mini Roo offers collectors the chance to expand their collection.  This coin is a precious collectable or gift that will stand the test of time. #coincollecting

0.5g Gold coin. This delicate, button-sized release presents a golden opportunity for anyone to own an iconic Australian coin. The delightful Mini Roo offers collectors the chance to expand their collection. This coin is a precious collectable or gift that will stand the test of time. #coincollecting

Who misses the $1 note? This Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of the introduction of decimal currency: http://auspo.st/1QnTb2g   #AustralianStamps  #StampCollecting  #Philately

Who misses the $1 note? This Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of the introduction of decimal currency: http://auspo.st/1QnTb2g #AustralianStamps #StampCollecting #Philately

$1 Silver prrof coin. This breathtaking design is one of the Royal Australian Mint’s most iconic and sought-after creations. With a lone kangaroo crossing the desolate landscape, this celebrated coin is proudly and quintessentially Australian.  Since its first annual release in 2010, the silver Kangaroo at Sunset coin has been highly desired by coin collectors in the domestic and international markets. #coincollecting

$1 Silver prrof coin. This breathtaking design is one of the Royal Australian Mint’s most iconic and sought-after creations. With a lone kangaroo crossing the desolate landscape, this celebrated coin is proudly and quintessentially Australian. Since its first annual release in 2010, the silver Kangaroo at Sunset coin has been highly desired by coin collectors in the domestic and international markets. #coincollecting