Monthly Archives: May 2015

1989 5 Cent Error Struck on Wrong 1 Cent Planchet

The above coin is a very spectacular error for a few reasons. It’s coppery red lustre is not what you expect to see with the 5 cent echidna design by Stuart Devlin. The Australian 5 cent piece should be struck

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2015 Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes by Greg McDonald 22nd Edition

If you have been wondering where the 2015 (22nd) edition of the Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes by Greg McDonald is then you’ll be relieved to hear that news is at hand. Usually a new Aussie coin catalogue

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1990 75th Anniversary Five Dollar Coin Gallipoli Veteran Presentation Set

1990 was the 75th anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli in Turkey. The Royal Australian Mint released an aluminium bronze five dollar coin to commemorate the event, minting just over a million in uncirculated condition that were packaged with

Posted in Collectables and Ephemera, Collecting Coins

14 Coin News Corp 20 Cent Collection ANZACS Remembered 100 Years and Bonus Poppy Dollar Coin

News Corp Australia in conjunction with the Royal Australian Mint have released a 14 coin set commemorating 100 years of ANZAC, keeping the ANZAC stories alive. The official coin collection was available in the complete set to subscribers with a

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2015 Royal Baby Girl 50 cent

Oh boy, I mean girl there’s a lot of it going around. I thought of titling this article “We had a coin for the heir, now one for the spare” but my partner suggested “Spare Change”. Whatever we name it,

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Why is HH on my Two Dollar Coin?

If you’re new to coin collecting or noodling your change then you might notice that some $2 coins have the letters HH struck into the lower chest of the portrait of the aboriginal man on the tails side of the

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