The Royal Australia Mint has launched a national level treasure hunt. The mint has released 3 million special marked 1 dollar coins into circulation and people all over the land are been encourage checking their changes. The coins have marks ‘A’, ‘U’ and ‘S’ with the date stamped as ‘2019’.
This coin also shows ‘35’ mark, it is to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the 1 dollar coin, which is on 14th May 2019. The people who have this one each of this coin can enter in the competition and be one of the eight people to win a trip to Canberra with a stay at the Jamala Wildlife Lodge.
The winner will also get the opportunity to mint their own one-kilogram pure silver coin and receive a tour to the mint. The main purpose of this competition is to encourage the younger generation to collect coins.
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