Monthly Archives: May 2017

Error Coin Spotlight – 1966C 20 Cent Broadstruck Out of Collar Error

Today’s error coin spotlight sees us looking at a spectacular broadstrike 1966 20 cent that was minted in Canberra for the release of decimal currency in 1966. How do we know it was minted in Canberra? The RAM somewhat sneakily

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Error Coin Spotlight – Low Pressure Strike 1966-1984 5 Cent

The error coin pictured above in today’s error coin spotlight is a very nice example of a die adjustment strike, weak strike or touch strike Australian 5 cent piece. These are all names used for this type of error coin.

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The Royal Australian Mint Trans-Australia Tour

The Canberra Mint is touring the country with the mobile coin press in celebration of 100 years of the Trans-Australian railway. At each location the RAM visits you will have the chance to swap real money from your pockets and

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Current Coin Values, Bullion Prices and Exchange Rates

AUD $7.53
Australian 1966 Round 50c
AUD $390.66
Gold Sovereign
AUD $489.06
Australian $200 Gold Coin
AUD $22.06
Silver Price (per Oz)
AUD $1,659.43
Gold Price (per Oz)
USD $0.7571
Australian Dollar

 
These values are updated hourly using New York market prices. Coin values are purely the value of the gold or silver they contain and do not account for any numismatic value.
Prices Last Updated: 11:04 26 Jun 2017