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Royal Australian Mint

Introduction

The Royal Australian Mint, located in Canberra, is a prescribed agency within the Commonwealth Government portfolio of the Treasury. The Mint has been operating since 1965 and is the sole supplier of Australia’s circulating coinage.

Following is the Royal Australian Mint education material posted on FTfs.

Themed curriculum support resources

Program & Contributor Student Level

Investigating Australian Coins (lower primary) – Royal Australian Mint

Explores Australian coins, their value and how they are made.

Facts for students, a unit of work, extra cross-curricular lesson ideas, student activity sheets and extra resources including a ‘Titan Heavy Lifter’ video.

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Go Investigating Australian Coins (lower primary) – Themed curriculum support resources

Education websites

Website

Investigating Australian Coins

Resource materials to educate about the history of Australia’s coins, their value and how they are made. Included are curriculum appropriate units of work, lesson ideas, student work sheets and fun interactives for lower primary, primary and middle years teachers and students.

Note: Resources can also be found in Themed curriculum support resources Investigating Australian Coins on this website.

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Go Investigating Australian Coins

Interactives & videos

Interactive / VideoStudent Level

How our coins are made

Coin making is an intricate and complex process. Can you order the process in this fun interactive?

Note: Further Australian coin resources are available on this site.

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  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Play How our coins are made

Investigating Australian Coins Board Game

Test your knowledge of Australian coins by answering true/false questions as you travel around the board.

Note: Further Australian coin resources are available on this site.

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  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Play Investigating Australian Coins Board Game

For fast finishers

TopicStudent Level

Investigating Australian Coins (lower primary)

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Go Investigating Australian Coins (lower primary) – For fast finishers