Monthly Archives: August 2014

2014 Melbourne ANDA Coin and Banknote Show Report

We were unable to attend the ANDA/APTA Coin, Note, and Stamp Show in Melbourne on the 8th and 9th August 2014. But fortunately, Eric Eigner from Drake Sterling Numismatics was there to keep us up-to-date on the numismatic happenings at

Posted in Coin News

1956 Melbourne Olympic Games Participation Medal

Commissioned by the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Committee this medal was designed by Andor Meszaros in 1955. The dies were produced by John Pinches of London and the medals struck by K.G Luke of Melbourne. 12,250 of these were struck in

Posted in Medals

1959 Florin Emu Egg Variety

The Australian 1959 florin depicts a difference on the reverse die that doesn’t appear on coins of any other year. This difference is the appearance of an egg between the two emu’s legs. It’s called an egg but look closer

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Stuart Devlin Silver Surprise Eggs

Artist, sculptor and Master Silversmith Stuart Devlin is well known in Australia as the designer of our iconic decimal coins, the echidna on the 5 cent, the lyrebird on the 10 cent, the platypus on the 20 cent and the

Posted in Collectables and Ephemera

2014 The Great War Limited Edition PNC with Great Britain 2 Pound Coin

Remembering World War I which was known as The Great War up until World War II, 100 years ago. The Great War PNC marks the centenary of the outbreak of war and is limited to 2,500 individually numbered covers with

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Australia 1943s Shilling S over D Variety

The Australian 1943 shilling struck in San Francisco shows a distinctive S mintmark on the reverse and can be found with the variety seen above commonly known as the S over D variety. The only other Australian shilling struck in

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