Woolworths launch Possum Magic coin

In exciting news for coin collectors, Woolworths stores have begun distributing colourful new $2 coins.

The coins are emblazoned with characters from Mem Fox’s Australian children’s book Possum Magic.

The coins, a limited edition release from the Royal Australian Mint, are now in circulation in Woolworths tills.

The first coin, featuring the book’s main character – Hush, has been released, with two other coins to go into circulation on August 22 and August 29. 

A limited edition Possum Magic coin collection will also be available at the supermarket chain while stocks last.

The collection features all three $2 coin designs, four different $1 coin designs and a unique one cent coin, specially designed by Possum Magic illustrator Julie Vivas.