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MelbourneMintCoins.com.au opens…

The culmination of a 13 year dream and, subsequently, a lengthy 14-month construction process, www.MelbourneMintCoins.com.au is finally here. After a successful career trading in Collector Coins, the boss here at Melbourne Mint was able to move onto other business projects. Again, he met with great success. But of course, the heart always knows its true desires […]

Melbourne Mint History

A new mint opens...

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.