Way back in 2012, the newly opened offices of Melbourne Mint were featured in the pages of Melbourne’s own Herald Sun Newspaper.
List of available coins
Melbourne Mint History
In 1872, such was the volume of gold pouring from the Victorian goldfields that the need for a new branch of the Royal Mint was approved for Melbourne. Thus, from 1872, as construction was completed, the Melbourne Mint began striking Australian gold sovereigns and half sovereigns.