Yearly Archives: 2014

Australian 1983 50 Cent Sets Price Record

                  On the evening of 9 October 2014 on the online coin auction site Numisbid an Australian 1983 50 cent set a price record of $3,403.50. You can see the Numisbid images

Posted in Collecting Coins, Investing in Coins

There’s a Letter or Number Stamped Into My Dollar Coin

The most common question we get from readers of our Blog is something like: Hi, I was wondering if a $2 coin with two ‘2’s printed/embedded on the heads side was worth anything? They are a third of the size

Posted in Collecting Coins

Numismatic Items in the South Australian Maritime Museum

One of your authors (and two children) had the opportunity to visit the South Australian Maritime Museum on Lipson Street, Port Adelaide recently and as well as being very interesting, the displays included a number of numismatic items. Always keen

Posted in Collecting Coins

2014 Green Coloured Remembrance $2 Coin

The Royal Australian Mint have announced that we will soon be seeing another coloured 2 dollar coin, this time a green one! A Remembrance green $2 coin is being minted for circulaton to add to the ANZAC centenary coin program.

Posted in Coin News, Collecting Coins

Brisbane Coin Shop vpcoins

Note: As of 2018 This shop is now permanently closed. A few days away from a house full of children and a holiday to sunny Queensland found the Blog authors with little to do but eat fine food and drink

Posted in Coin News

Australian Paper $2 Note Value

Your Australian paper $2 note value will depend on 3 things -signatures, serial number and condition. There are 8 signature combinations of the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia and the Secretary to the Treasurer. Coombs/Wilson 1966 Coombs/Randall 1967

Posted in Banknotes

Australian Decimal Error Coins

The market for quality high grade Australian decimal error coins is certainly heating up right now with strong results seen across the board at public auction and auction sites such as eBay. All coins shown or mentioned in this article

Posted in Error Coins

Australian Paper $5 Note Value

Your Australian paper $5 note value is dependent on the condition (grade) of the note, the serial number and the signatures. Identifying the Australian paper $5 note is easy, it’s colours are purple and black and it measures 150mm x

Posted in Banknotes

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

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Australian 1966 Round 50c
AUD $601.43
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Australian $200 Gold Coin
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