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The Tooth Fairy now has her very own coin

·Personal Finance Editor
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The tooth fairy commemorative coin and a child smiling missing a front tooth.
The Tooth Fairy has been given a special commemorative coin. (Source: Getty/Royal Australian Mint)

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.

“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 Royal Australian Mint Tooth Fairy coin.
(Source: The Royal Australian Mint)

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.

The entire box is valued by the Mint at $25 and can be found on their website.

Other special coins

The Mint regularly produces commemorative coins.

For example, you can also get your hands on the frontline worker six coin set which includes a special $2 coin thanking our frontline workers.

The Royal Australian Mint frontline worker coin.
(Source: The Royal Australian Mint)

“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.”

For those who love natural history, there is a $10 dinosaur collectors coin that will actually cost you $360 because it is made of gold.

The Royal Australian Mint dinosaur coin.
(Source: The Royal Australian Mint)

“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.”

And, for those who are serious about coin collecting, the Mint offers the 2022 Gold Proof Year Set for a whopping $14,500.

The Royal Australian Mint 2022 Gold Proof Year Set.
(Source: The Royal Australian Mint)

“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.”

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