The Royal Australian Mint has unveiled a very special $2 coin to commemorate the moment Aussie kids lose a tooth.
The Royal Australian Mint said it was pleased to release the special coin as the “official supplier” to the Tooth Fairy.
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“Losing a tooth is a special occasion for a child, and the Tooth Fairy marks the occasion with a gift,” the Mint said.
“As the official supplier of coins to the Tooth Fairy in Australia, the Mint is proud to offer this adorable keepsake to celebrate this special moment for children all over Australia.”
The special coin comes in the Tooth Fairy box which includes a bamboo toothbrush, a floating glitter fairy pen, a tooth chart and a special message from the Tooth Fairy.
Other special coins
The Mint regularly produces commemorative coins.
“These heroes for the new normal have ensured we are all safe, protected, informed, fed and supported during these unprecedented times,” the Mint said.
“The set features a custom $2 coin showing frontline worker pictograms around a pattern representing connectivity and community.”
“The Royal Australian Mint celebrates Australia’s ‘terrible lizards’ with this 2022 $10 ‘C’ Mintmark Gold Proof Coin,” the Mint said.
“Featuring the fast, lightweight predator Australovenator wintonensis on the precious metal gold coin and the large-bodied ornithopod Muttaburrasaurus langdoni on the packaging, this release showcases Australia’s impressive prehistoric creatures.”
“This stunning set of six beautifully manufactured coins, struck in pure gold, features Australia’s iconic circulating designs,” the Mint said.
“Each is enhanced with a unique frosted and polished finish, bringing its beauty to glittering life.”