To honour honey bees, a commemorative two-dollar coin

11 April 2022

Australian honey bee two dollar collectors coin

Image courtesy of Royal Australian Mint.

Australia’s honey bee industry is officially two hundred years old this year. To mark the milestone, the Royal Australian Mint will soon be making available a commemorative two-dollar coin adorned with two honey bees, and feature a distinct honey-coloured honeycomb centre.

Since its introduction in 1988, the Australian two dollar coin has featured a number of colourfully designed centres, making certain pieces particularly collectible, and in some cases, worth somewhat more than their two-dollar face value. It might be an idea to check through the loose change in your coin jar…