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Royal Australian Mint, The

A look at the work of the Royal Australian Mint.
Year : 1988 | Total Duration : 9 Minutes | Producer : Susan Lambert
Director : Varcha Sidwell |
Archival footage of decimal coins and animals used in their design from ÒNew Decimal Coin DesignsÓ and ÒDollar BillÓ. CU decimal coins. Design and engraving, plaster cast used to make metal punch which is used to create die. CU die, blank coins. Molten metal poured to make blank coins. Animation to show how coins made in the past. CU coins. Many coins rolling together, coins in cash register. Boxes of coins wrapped and in groups. Vaults of mint. CU special limited edition coins. Man looking at collector's edition, baby holding packet of coins. CU proof coin. Coins individually made. CU coins for Cook Islands and New Zealand made by mint. CU medals at mint. Still photographs man with medal and class photograph. People at Sydney Monorail station, tokens into ticket machine, CU many coins in pile.
Access No. 126412 | 8 mins 37 secs | | Canberra, ACT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |