Monthly Archives: July 2014

Australian 1966 Proof Set

In July 1967 the Royal Australian Mint began testing the proof coin equipment to make the first decimal proof coins after catching up with all the new decimal circulating coin requirements for the country because of decimal changeover in February

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Prince George 1st Birthday Coin

Baby Prince George is celebrating his 1st birthday and for the occasion a commemorative £5 crown coin has been released by the Royal Mint in London. First born son of Prince William and Kate young HRH Prince George of Cambridge

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Royal Australian Mint Medal c1970-1984 C R/7

This medal is a collector and souvenir tourist piece struck by the Royal Australian Mint and sold in the Mint shop from 1970 to 1984 (after which the design was changed). It’s catalogued in the Carlisle reference book as R/7

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Downies Australian Coin Auction #317

We were in Melbourne this last week for four days attending our first full Downies Coin Auction. We’ve visited Downies on many occasions before, attended auction viewings and other Australian public auctions but this was our first full auction attendance

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2014 AIATSIS Circulation 50 Cent

You will soon find a new circulation 50 cent in your change with the Royal Australian Mint this week releasing 2 million of the AIATSIS 50c coin celebrating 50 years of the institute dedicated to recognising and appreciating the values

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Australian 2 Dollar Errors

One of the great features of our new blogging engine is the ability to have slideshows like the one above. This one shows four great errors of what is the “ugly duckling” of decimal coins, the $2 coin. The humble

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2014 Mob of Roos Dollar Rolls

Well it looks like the latest HOT product that is stirring up a feeding frenzy on eBay are the 2014 Mob of Roos Dollar rolls that we mentioned in this entry. Dealers could buy the rolls at face value at

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Australian 1966 Round 50c
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