Pop-up mint roadshow

COIN enthusiasts are invited to “mint their way to mischief” when the Royal Australian Mint's 2018 Rascals & Ratbags Roadshow visits Mildura later this month.

The national tour marks 150 years since the cessation of British penal transport, and the subsequent arrival of the last convict ship, the Hougoumount, to Australia.

A mobile mint will be set up in the Langtree Mall on Thursday, August 16, where members of the public will be able to strike an “Australia” counter-stamp onto their own Rascals & Ratbags $1 coin as well as swap coins and cash for freshly minted standard and circulating coins.

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