Monthly Archives: October 2015

Valuable Coins in Your Change

A presentation given by one of our authors at the recent 2015 Conference of the Numismatic Association of Australia.

Posted in Coin News, Collecting Coins

We’ve Got a New Domain!

Back in 2006 this site started out as an information site about Aussie threepences, hence the domain name www.australian-threepence.com. In 2007 it took a change in direction and became a blog about collecting Australian coins, collecting error coins, and about

Posted in Coin News

NAAC 2015 Adelaide Commemorative Medallion

Seen above in antique silver is the NAAC (Numismatic Association of Australia Conference) Commemorative Medallion that was struck for the 2015 Sixth International Conference of the Numismatic Association of Australia Inc. The Conference was held in Adelaide on 23 to

Posted in Medals

2015 Sixth Biennial Conference of the Numismatic Association of Australia

The Sixth Biennial Conference of the Numismatic Association of Australia Inc. took place in Adelaide over the weekend of 23-25th October 2015. Held every 2 years the conference was a chance for dedicated numismatists and interested collectors to meet up

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What if the Dollar Wasn’t a Dollar? We nearly had a Royal!

In the news recently has been funny suggestions of what we should change our dollar to. From “Dollarydoos” to “Straya Cash” it’s all in jest but what if our dollar wasn’t called a dollar? Coming up to 50 years since

Posted in Australian Decimal Changeover

2015 Orange Remembrance $2 Coin

Last month a new currency determination was handed down in the Australian Parliament and it included provision for a new coloured $2 coin. You can see the currency determination here. This time the coin is going to include “a pattern

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1966 Decimal Currency Changeover Coin Display Board

At the changeover to decimal currency on February 14th 1966 the Decimal Currency Board provided all sorts of advertising and educational information to people, banks, businesses about how to cope with and use the new currency to ensure a smooth

Posted in Australian Decimal Changeover

2015 $2 Red ANZAC Poppy Counterstamp Coin

The Royal Australian Mint announced last week that they’d be moving one of their portable presses into a public area of the mint and applying a poppy counterstamp to 2015 $2 circulation Lest We Forget coins. These $2 coins with

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2015 Sydney ANDA/APTA Coin, Banknote and Stamp Show Report

The 2015 Sydney ANDA/APTA Coin, Banknote and Stamp Show was held in Sydney in the last couple of days (Friday October 9 and Saturday October 10). ┬áIt was located┬áin Lower Town Hall in the middle of Sydney’s CBD, just across

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