Monthly Archives: September 2015

NAV 2015 Centenary of Gallipoli Medallions

Above you can see a silver medallion issued by the Numismatic Association of Victoria to commemorate the Centenary of Gallipoli. Just 20 of these 50.3mm diameter medallions were struck in 999 fine silver and each weighs 66.5 grams. This medallion

Posted in Medals

2015 Commonwealths Longest Reigning Monarch Commemorative Coin Design

September ninth brings a special milestone in the history of the British monarchy. On this date Queen Elizabeth II will surpass Queen Victoria as the longest reigning monarch of 63 years and 216 days. As part of the British Commonwealth

Posted in Coin News, Collecting Coins

Perth Mint Off Metal Trial Strikes – What are they?

Update 4 – 1kg 1993 Platinum Uniface Koala Facsimile Coin Imaged Update 3 – Problems with Perth Mint Advertising Pieces for more than 20 years! Update 2 – We’ve been in contact with the Perth Mint, mystery solved! Update 1

Posted in Coin News, Collecting Coins

2015 Sydney Netball World Cup S Counterstamp Error

A Blog reader emailed us after reading our article about the quality of the S counterstamp Netball 20c coins. He explained he obtained two coins both depicting the lustre break at the base of the Queen’s neck and the strike

Posted in Error Coins

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