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Royal Australian Mint
Visit the Royal Australian Mint to: Learn how coins are made and make your own $1 coin (cost of $3) See robots at work Discover the fascinating changes coins have undergone in Australia
The Mint provides links to the Science and Technology, Art, History and Financial Literacy components of the Australian curriculum. A visit can answer questions like:
History: What coins did the First Fleet bring? How did the discovery of gold change everything? What changes did Federation bring?
Art/Design: How are coins designed? Who decides what goes on a coin?
Technology: How is technology used at the Mint? What do the robots do?
Online Education Resources
Factsheets, games and other resources are available on the Mint’s website. Group bookings can be made online at ramint.gov.au or phone 02 6202 6812.