Yearly Archives: 2012

Australia 1984 One Dollar Error Struck on Copper Nickel 10c Planchet

Father Christmas must have thought I’d been very very good this year with a surprise present that is truly spectacular. Adding to my personal collection of one dollar coins and errors this 1984 one dollar is struck on an Australian

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2013 Australian Mining 20 cent (20c)

The 2013 Australian Mining 20 cent released by the Royal Australian Mint is found only in the Australian Mining 2 coin sets. It’s paired with the Discovery of Gold one dollar both by coin designer Aleksandra Stokic. Serbian born Aleksandra

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New Zealand Split Planchet 50 Cent Coin Errors

As a collector of error coins in particular errors of Australian coins there’s one type of error that constantly eludes me. This article features 2 different, but very similar New Zealand 50c coins of this error type. This coin error

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Great Britain 1902 Matte Proof Sets

1902 saw the coronation of Edward VII after the long reign of Queen Victoria. As part of the coronation celebrations the Royal Mint released proof sets containing either 13 coins (the long set) or 11 coins (the short set). The

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Australian 10 Dollar ($10) Silver Coins State Series 1985-1993

The ten dollar State Series of silver coins issued by the Royal Australian Mint are very collectible coins not for their numismatic value but for their silver content! These coins simply don’t appeal to many collectors for their value as

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The New Australian Coin Forum

There is a new place for coin chat and discussion on the internet! Come and join us at The Australian Coin Forum. There you can discuss coins, banknotes, medals and exonumia both from Australia and across the globe. It’s a

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How to Determine if a Clipped Planchet Error is Real

This article appeared in June 2012 Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine written by the team at the Australian Coin Collecting Blog and is reproduced here for your viewing pleasure. One of the most common Australian pre-decimal errors that you’ll find

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Australian 50 Cent Coins Value 2012

We thought it would be useful to revisit the values of Australian 50 cent coins that you might find in your change. The values below are drawn from the 2012 edition of the Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes

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Australian Five Dollar Coins Value

Update: Triangular 5 Dollar Parliament House Coin Released – in May 2013 the Royal Australian Mint released a $5 triangular silver proof coin celebrating the 25th anniversary of the opening of Parliament House. You can read more about it here.

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1981 Charles and Diana 50c -a flawed pair

This article appeared in February 2012 Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine written by the team at the Australian Coin Collecting Blog and is reproduced here for your viewing pleasure. On July 29th 1981 His Royal Highness, Charles the Prince of

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