Australia Remembers Series

As the nation prepares to commemorate ANZAC Day the Royal Australian Mint will stop to remember the lost soldiers of Fromelles with a special event at the Mint in Canberra. Lost Soldiers of Fromelles Australian Coin (Click image to enlarge) Guest speakers at the event include Lambis Englezos AM, the amateur historian and advocate whose […]

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The Assistant Treasurer, Senator Nick Sherry, and the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Alan Griffin, have today announced the Royal Australian Mint will next month issue a collectible 20 cent coin commemorating Australia’s Lost Soldiers of Fromelles.   "This coin is a continuation of the Mint’s Australia Remembers series, exploring our nation’s war experiences and military […]

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The Royal Australian Mint will launch the first coin in their new series titled Australia Remembers at the Royal College of Nursing, Australia’s International Nurses Day celebrations in Canberra tonight.   The series pays tribute to past and present Australians who played important roles during times of war, conflict and peacekeeping. The first coin in this […]

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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 […]

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In the first release from the new Australia Remembers series, the Royal Australian Mint has introduced the Australian Services Nurses 20c Uncirculated Coin. The commemorative coin design, by W. Pietranik, portrays a wounded "Aussie Digger" (Australian soldier) comforted and nursed back to health. Military nursing in Australia was established in 1899. In January 1900 fourteen […]

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