Yearly Archives: 2017

2007 Double Headed Australian 5 Cent Coin

For the past 10 years people have been finding in their change the Aussie 5 cent piece with the Queen’s head on both sides -a so-called ‘double header‘. This came about when two head side dies were placed into the

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Error Coin Spotlight – 1974 5c Flip Over Off Centre Double Strike

Above you can see a stunning 1974 5 cent that has a second strike about 75% off centre from the first. Keen observers will also note that the second strike on the obverse shows part of the 5 cent reverse

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2017 25th Anniversary of International Day of People With Disability 20 Cent

To mark the 25th anniversary of International Day of People with Disability on December 3rd 2017 the Royal Australian Mint (RAM) released this specially designed commemorative 20 cent coin for the collector market (NCLT-not for circulation). Issued on a collector

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Error Coin Spotlight – 2001 20 Cent Struck on Bi-Metal Planchet

Above you can see a truly spectacular error, a 2001 Australian 20 cent struck on a bi-metal planchet. Wrong or foreign planchet errors are at the apex of desirability for Australian error collectors, and errors like this coin that are

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2017 20c Struck on Cook Islands 2 Dollar Planchet

Above you can see one of the most spectacular errors to come out of the Royal Australian Mint since the Australian 20c and dollar coins struck on bi-metal planchets. Or perhaps an error by the Royal Mint accidentally striking Australian

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Collecting the Australian 2 Dollar Coin

Collecting the Australian $2 coin continues to be a very popular pastime with more and more commemorative coins released in the last few years. The Royal Australian Mint has just released its’ annual report for the 2016-2017 fiscal year which

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Royal Australian Mint Visits Adelaide

The Trans-Australia tour rolled into Adelaide today and setup in Rundle Mall this morning. Nestled amongst our own bronze pigs in the city mall the Royal Australian Mint stood out with passers by very interested on what the queue was

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2015 Netball World Cup 20 Cent Counterstamp and Mintage Information

As one of the writers here on the Aussie Coin Blog I often sometimes almost by accident discover information that isn’t in plain sight to the everyday coin collector. Open up a coin catalogue, see a number, either a mintage

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eBay Error Coins of the Week

It’s time to have a look at some of the most interesting error coins available to Australian buyers via eBay auctions or BIN listings. 1976 Broadstrike Error 5 Cent The broadstrike coin error is the most commonly available error on

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New Next Generation Australian $10 Banknote Release

Expect to see the next generation new $10 banknotes in your change from tomorrow as the Reserve Bank of Australia releases the new note into circulation. This is the next step in the upgrade of our banknotes to be continued

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