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Postcards of the
Royal Australian Mint Circa 1970

 

 


THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN MINT

THE PROCESS BUILDING AND IN FRONT THE ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING


The Royal Australian Mint,
Canberra, A.C.J.

Opened on 22nd of February, 1965, by the Duke of Edinburgh.
Constructed to fill Australia's coinage needs, the Mint has a planed output
 of 300,000,000 coins a year, working one shift. The Mint comprises two buildings - the
 Process building which is 100 yards square and the Administrative building housing the
Controller and his staff and the laboratories.

 

THE BLANKING PRESSES

 

CUTTING THE BLANKS FOR COINING (ROLLING MILLS IN THE BACKGROUND)

 

 

BURNISHED BLANKS BEING SCREENED AFTER ANNEALING

 

THE COINING HALL WITH 12 BLISS 200-TON PRESSES

 

EXAMINING THE FINISHED COINS

 

THE FIVE CORELESS INDUCTION FURNACES (NO. 4 WITH BAR)

 

THE BREAK-DOWN ROLLING MILL (750-TON SEPARATING FORCE)

 

THE FINISHING MILL (350-TON SEPARATING FORCE)

 

ENGINEERING WORKSHOP AND DIE-TURNING PLANT

THE SILVER VAULT. EACH INGOT 720 OZS. FINE SILVER

 

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