Yearly Archives: 2014

Royal Australian Mint Medal c1985-1988 C R/8

This Royal Australian Mint medal is the newer version of that issued from 1970 to 1984. A little smaller also at 50 millimeters in diameter. This medal was sold as a souvenir in the Mint Shop in Canberra between 1985

Posted in Medals

New Coin Portrait of Queen Elizabeth Planned from 2015

The Royal Mint is in the planning stage of producing a new effigy of the Queen to depict on the obverse of British coinage from 2015. A competition is being commissioned by the Royal Mint Advisory Committee (RMAC) albeit under

Posted in Coin News

Royal Australian Mint Annual Report 2013-2014

I’ve spent the last few days with my head in the Royal Australian Mint Annual Report that was published late last month. In particular the Appendices which include mintage numbers so the data in this Blog can be updated for

Posted in Coin News

Off Center Dollar Coin Errors

Let’s begin with two of the most spectacular coin errors and one of the most off centre error coin types that you’ll find. Any further off centre and you’d just have a blank planchet!! These two coins above and below

Posted in Error Coins

R A Mint You Have Lost a Collector

Many years ago I began a collection of Australian 1 dollar coins. The iconic 5 kangaroo design dollar coin by Stuart Devlin caught my eye and those aluminium bronze coins gradually amassed in one place, they looked stunning in 2×2’s

Posted in Collecting Coins

How do I Get a New Green Remembrance 2 Dollar Coin?

coins bagged or rolled new $2 coin can I purchase above coins from you? is it possible to know which bank will receive said coin and when thank you for letting me ask regards Hi, It’s not possible to know

Posted in Questions and Answers

2014 Green Two Dollar Coin

A few weeks ago the Royal Australian Mint confirmed they would be issuing a new commemorative Australian $2 coin. Printed with green concentric circles the design features a dove with an olive branch for Remembrance. We can expect to see

Posted in Coin News

Australian 2 Dollar Coins

The Australian two dollar coin was introduced on 20th June 1988 replacing the $2 note that was withdrawn from circulation. As with the one dollar paper note, the $2 note had a short service life and replacement with a coin

Posted in Collecting Coins

Australian Paper One Dollar Note Value

The Australian paper 1 dollar note was issued between 14 February 1966 and May 1984. A dollar coin was then introduced because of the short lifespan of the paper banknote. This proved a major cost saving for the Government. The

Posted in Banknotes

PCGS PR70 Graded Australian Decimal Coins Realise Strong Prices

Third party graded coins are proving increasingly popular with collectors, particularly those graded by PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service). For a fee they will grade your coin on the Sheldon scale of 1-70, with 70 being the highest grade achievable.

Posted in Collecting Coins

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