Check your change

The Aussie dollar is 35 years old. To celebrate, we’ve created Australia’s Dollar Discovery – a nation-wide treasure hunt.

Simply collect the $1 coin specially marked with the letters A, U and S for your chance to win. There are over 1 million of each letter in circulation, so get hunting!

Enter Competition

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How do I play ?

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Register

Register online to enter the draw to win a number of prizes.

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Check

Check your change for the 35th anniversary $1 coins, and collect the letters A, U and S.

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Find

Find all three coins to go in the draw for the major prize.

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Receive

The first 50,000 people to register online will receive a FREE coin collection folder.

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Win

Winners drawn midnight DD MM YYYY, and announced by email and phone. For major prizes you’ll need to present proof of your find.

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Refer to terms and conditions for more information.

The prizes

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Winners
(one per state & territory)

Win a money can’t buy experience starting with a VIP tour of the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra where you will strike your very own 1 kilo silver coin – only 1 of 8 in existence! And ending with a day of adventure, luxury and excitement at Jamala Wildlife Lodge.

Inclusions:
  • icon Return flights
  • icon Accommodation for 2 nights (breakfast included) at Jamala lodge, National Zoo
  • icon 1 kilo Silver coin
  • icon VIP tour of the Mint
250
Winners

$150 gift vouchers to spend on any Royal Australian Mint Product. Visit the Mint’s eshop to explore the full range of coins available for purchase!

5,000
Winners

Win an Aussie Dollar Discovery piggybank to collect your Aussie dollars!

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Spotting the coins

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The 35th anniversary coin, looks just like your other $1 coins, but we’ve hidden special marks on them — the number ‘35’ and either an ‘A’, ‘U’ or ‘S’ privy mark.

Denomination
$1
Diameter
25mm
Metal
ALBr (Aluminium/Bronze)
Finish
Circulating
Whether the coin was made to spend (circulating), collecting (uncirculating) or serious collecting (proof)
Designer
Designer Stuart Devlin
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