Monthly Archives: November 2015

1964y Halfpenny Late State Brockage Error

We came across this halfpenny error coin and though we’d share the fascinating process of determining more about this coin. At first glance it looks like a Queen Elizabeth pre-decimal coin around the halfpenny size. Weighing in at 5.49g it’s

Posted in Error Coins

Using the Images on This Site

Unless otherwise stated the copyright for images used on this site is owned by the Australian Coin Collecting Blog. You are not allowed to use or reproduce them in any form for any reason without our permission. We’ve spent a

Posted in Coin News, Numismatic Photography

Collecting a ‘Type’ Set of Coins

One of the beauties of coin collecting is that there are no hard and fast rules that determine what you should and shouldn’t collect. One way of collecting coins is collecting a ‘type’ set of coins. A type set of

Posted in Collecting Coins

Collecting the Dollar Coin From 1984 to 2015

Collecting the Australian dollar coin used to be a well loved pastime but in recent years the scale of collecting these has become such a chore that it’s no longer enjoyable -for this collector at least. Thirty years of the

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South Australian Stamp Duty Die 1 1/2d 1939-1953

The South Australian government collected stamp duty on cheques from 1886 to 2004 and during that time both adhesive and embossing stamps were used to determine when that duty had been paid. The stamp duty rate was increased to 1

Posted in Collectables and Ephemera

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