According to the Royal Australian Mint (RAM), Australians lose coins valued at $110 million Australian dollars, which corresponds to approximately $102 million US dollars, every year.The Mint has to issue 255 million new coins annually.Coins which have been lost, stored in drawers or disappeared into sofa cracks.Many coins are taken out of the country by foreign visitors, either as a souvenir or because they have simply forgotten to spend the coins before leaving.There are around 5 billion coins in circulation. Every second there are eight coins,valued at $3.48 Australian dollars ($3.23 US dollars), which are lost or ejected by embossing machines.
Coins lost since the beginning of the year in AU$:
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Coins lost since the beginning of the year in US$: