Yearly Archives: 2009

1967 ACR Pattern Swan Dollar (Goose Dollar) by Andor Meszaros

The 1967 “Goose” dollar is not an official issue, although it does hold an important part in Australia’s numismatic history. The Swan Pattern dollar has been nicknamed the “Goose dollar” by collectors and has risen in popularity in the past

Posted in Australian Decimal Changeover, Collecting Coins

Brisbane Coin Fair Overprints – Collectable or Silverfish Food?

The Brisbane Coin Fair run by VP Coins (Vic Power) is by all reports an excellent coin show to visit. It is attended by a lot of dealers, held twice a year and many people say is a lot better

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Rare Australian Decimal Coins: Part Two- Extreme Decimal Rarities

This is part 2 of a series on rare decimal coins that can be found in Australia. Interesting and extremely rare Australian decimal coins include the 1981 scalloped 20 cent which is a 20 cent design accidentally minted on a

Posted in Collecting Coins, Error Coins

Rare Australian Decimal Coins: Part One- Rare Coins in Change

There are many Australian decimal coins which are rare and scarce. Often it can be harder to find certain coins in circulation because for a particular year that denomination was low mintage. Examples of these are: 1968 5 cent 1972

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Double Struck Coin Error

An interesting class of coin error is the double struck coin. This type of error occurs when a minted coin is struck again by the coining dies before it has left the coining press completely. This usually results in a

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The 2000 $1 / 10 Cent Mule

In 2003 Australian coin collectors began to become aware of a major coin error that had been released by the Royal Australian Mint. A number of the year 2000 $1 dollar coins had been minted using the incorrect obverse die

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