This year marks the 45th anniversary of iconic Australian band, ACDC.
The Royal Australian Mint released a collection of new coins and, the new 50 cent piece was actually struck by lightning!
The $0.50 coin has been thunderstruck! ⚡
— Sunrise (@sunriseon7) October 2, 2018
There were 35,000 of the new coins made, but only 10 special ones were struck by lightning.
The results are in, thanks to @questacon we now know what happens when you strike the new AC⚡DC 50c piece with 3.5 million volts of man-made lightning. Get yours today: https://t.co/JgGXhQY6G0 pic.twitter.com/0DZMK03Odw
— RoyalAustralianMint (@RoyalAustMint) October 2, 2018
The Royal Australian Mint also released a brand new 5 Dollar coin, the first ever nickel plated coin, which resembles a guitar pick.
This new coin is also legal tender!
You can get your own special ACDC coins right here and celebrate 45 years of Thunder at home!