Monthly Archives: July 2015

Mint Releases first Counterstamped 20 Cent – Netball World Cup 2015 20c

In their never ending quest to find more products to sell to collectors the Royal Australian Mint is going to apply a counterstamp to the 2015 Netball World Cup 20 cent coin. Counterstamping coins is an easy way to “add

Posted in Coin News

Million Numbered Banknotes

Between 1913 and 1971 each Australian banknote prefix had a maximum of one million notes printed. These started at XX 000001 and in a complete serial run ended at the millionth note XX 1000000. Not all serial numbers however had

Posted in Banknotes

Numismatic Association of Australia’s Upcoming Conference Adelaide

Every second year the Numismatic Association of Australia (NAA) holds a conference in a major capital city and this is an opportunity for coin collectors, dealers and those interested in numismatics to come together for the event. Held over 3

Posted in Coin News

Melbourne and Perth Foy Bags and the 1934-5 Centenary Florin

A Foy Bag is a little paper envelope that does or once did contain a 1934-5 Melbourne Centenary Florin. The commemorative florin was given as change in the special paper pouch to those who shopped at Victoria’s first department store

Posted in Collectables and Ephemera, Collecting Coins

Hub Doubled 1943m Threepence Variety

As published in the Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine June 2015 by the Australian Coin Collecting Blog. Subscribe here. Hub Doubling – What is it? “Hubbing” is the process in coin manufacturing where hardened positive image working hubs are pressed

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