2024 Swan Dollar Announcement!

July 2024 marks the 60th anniversary of the first issue of the Australian Coin Review. Over the 60 years, there have been countless changes in ownership and chief editors, including rebrands, joint ventures and collaborations with other numismatic magazines. Similarly, the Australian numismatic market has seen a number of ups and downs over the journey, […]

2024 Swan Pattern Dollar Free With Any Subscription!

To mark the occasion of the ACR’s 60th birthday, the Royal Australian Mint has produced a limited mintage of 2024 Swan Pattern Dollars in AlZnBr that will be FREE with all active and new ACR subscriptions! With stock due in early September, all subscribers who are active now, or sign up, will be automatically eligible […]

WIN with the ACR! #1 Certificate Silver Swan

Another exciting reward for our army of ACR subscribers is the competition to win the #1 Certificate 2024 Swan Pattern Dollar Silver Proof VIP Issue. Entry details: All you have to do to enter the competition is have an active subscription to the ACR! If you already have a subscription, you will automatically be entered into […]

Dive into the Archives

Over the course of 2023 our team (through no mean feat!) successfully digitised the entire back catalogue of both the Coin & Banknote Magazine and the ACR Magazine. Now, over 600 issues of incredible numismatic history are available to all current subscribers. Simply sign into your account and click the ‘Viewer’ tab to start browsing. […]

Minted Centenary of Federation

Following recent record prices achieved for Centenary of Federation coins, this month’s Minted will be reviewing the Royal Australian Mint’s hefty 2001 Centenary celebration1s coin program. The Centenary of Australia’s Federation was celebrated in 2001, one hundred years after the six separate colonies of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia united […]

The Bee & the coin: a brief history of honey & money

Adrian G. Dyer, PhD, authored a remarkable article delving into the historical interplay between honey and money. Let’s dive into the article. Figure 1. New Zealand 2016 silver hexagonal one dollar collectors coin featuring the honeybee (Apis mellifera) and incorporating innovative resin inclusions to represent golden honey. Image courtesy of New Zealand Post. Figure 2 […]

ACR Goes to Brisbane ANDA Money Expo

Let’s start with the first question that may come to mind when you see “ANDA Money Expo Review” and that’s quite possibly “What on Earth is a Money Expo and why would I want to attend?”.