Dick Hanscom forwarded this item from The Daily Mail about the Royal Australian Mint's new triangular coin. Thanks.
Australia has minted its first triangular coin to mark the 25th anniversary of the opening of Parliament House.
The silver $5 coin, which costs $85 (£56), is 99.9 per cent silver. Only 10,000 coins have been minted for the celebrations.
Its reverse sports a design of the Canberra building's triangular flag mast, as seen from its courtyard.
'It is fitting that the mint is demonstrating its own innovation within a minting context with Australia's first triangular coin.'
To read the complete article, see:
Coin with corners goes into circulation in Australia... and it's worth $80 more than its $5 face value
Wayne Homren, Editor
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