Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Coin Collectors Strike Their Own $1 Coins at Mint

Silver Coin Melt Values
People queued in Canberra on Tuesday to pay $3 for $1 coins. Were they being soft in the head and an embezzler's dream?

No, they were hard-headed and fun-seeking numismatists (coin collectors and coin enthusiasts) queueing at the Royal Australian Mint at Deakin to get their hands on the first $1 coins minted in 2013.

Better still, . . . they got to strike their $1 coins themselves on a . . .

Read more at The Canberra Times


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