Fans of cash (and Her Majesty) queue overnight for 'special' new Queen Elizabeth coin set

Steve Evans
Updated December 7 2023 - 4:50pm, first published 1:15pm

They sat in cars for 15 hours. They sat in chairs overnight. They stood in their thousands for hours - just to get the new set of coins on sale at the Royal Australian Mint from 8.30 this morning.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans


Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."