The Royal Australian Mint has released a new coin series titled Australia Remembers ahead of ANZAC Day which pays tribute to past and present Australians who played important roles during times of war, conflict and peacekeeping. "It is fitting to release this new series today as the nation takes the time to reflect on and […]


The Perth Mint has issued the first Australian ANZAC $1 coin from a new annual program honouring all men and women who have served their country since the Gallipoli campaign of 1915.

Australia First Annual ANZAC $1 Coin

The 2009 release symbolises the importance of remembering the sacrifices of Australian diggers and the preservation of their memories by each succeeding generation with a commemorative design of a former serviceman and a young child.

As well as The Perth Mint’s historic ‘P’ mintmark, the reverse design includes a silhouetted bugler, the words ‘Lest We Forget’ and the date of ANZAC Day – April 25 – on which the lives of all Australians lost in war time are remembered.

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