Monthly Archives: June 2014

Australian 200 Dollar Coins

In 1980 the Royal Australian Mint (RAM) released what was to be the first Australian 200 dollar coin. Minted from 22 carat (91.67%) gold and weighing 10 grams each coin contained 0.2947 of an ounce of pure gold. In 1980

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Found! Just A Million 2014 Circulation Mob of Roos Dollar Coins to be Minted

It’s getting late in the year and one had assumed we wouldn’t see a 2014 issue of the mob of roos dollar coin in circulation. After the release of 23 million Anzac centenary commemorative dollars it seemed clear that was

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Welcome to the NEW Australian Coin Collecting Blog

We’ve spent the whole day rolling out a new design for the blog as well as implementing an entirely new site engine. This will allow us to post bigger images, create new tools, and generally provide you with the coin

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Victoria Cross $10 Coin Ballot Success

Those of you who entered the Royal Australian Mint ballot for the For Valour Victoria Cross Ten Dollar coin should now know if you were successful and hold the new release in your hand. If you weren’t successful then you

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Value of Australian 50 Cent Coins 2014

It’s been five years since we wrote our original 50 cent value article and 2 years since we wrote the 2012 update. We thought it was time to take a look at the latest catalogue values of our Aussie 50c

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I’ve found an Australian 1930 Penny, Is it Real or Fake?

Even if you’re not a coin collector the Australian 1930 penny is the one you’ll know about. It’s the most famous Australian pre-decimal coin and as such is the most talked about, the most sought and the most faked coin.

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Q&A – Finding Decimal Coin Rolls

Question: Hello, I was reading you September 24th 2009 article on Australian Decimal Mint Rolls. I was wondering if you could give me advice on how to obtain mint rolls through security companies or banks [if it’s still possible today].

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AUD $7.20
Australian 1966 Round 50c
AUD $390.83
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