Monthly Archives: March 2017

How to Spot a Real 2000 $1 / 10c Mule

Let’s play a game. We’ll call it Spot’a’Mule. The aim of the game is to spot real Year 2000 $1 / 10c mule coins. Winners get to not waste their money on coins worth only their face value. Losers get

Posted in Collecting Coins, Error Coins

Valuable Australian Coins in Your Change!

The Numismatic Association of Australia publishes an annual numismatic journal and the latest volume has just been released. We were asked to contribute an article to this journal which we were happy to do. The process of creating the article

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A Partial Engagement –the story of partial collar errors

This article was published in the Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine, March 2017 issue and was written by the Australian Coin Collecting Blog.Subscribe here to CAB magazine. What is a Partial Collar Error? The Partial Collar Error is an interesting

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85th Anniversary of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Eighty five years ago today the Sydney Harbour Bridge was opened with much fanfare. Declared a public holiday, March 19th 1932 was a rush of celebrations, the bridge opened with the cutting of a ribbon. The ornate scissors used were

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Legends of the ANZAC: Medals of Honour Colection to Hit the Newsstands Soon

Beginning April 8th and being sold via newspaper outlets for 2 weeks is another series of collector coins. In partnership with the Royal Australian Mint, News Corp Australia, Legacy and Westpac four 25 cent coins will be made in copper-plated

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Sydney Harbour Bridge 50th Anniversary The Australian Numismatic Society Medal

This 34 millimeter medal was struck in 1982 for the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Struck by Amor Sanders Pty Ltd the medal was issued by the Australian Numismatic Society. It was struck in bronze

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You Can Lead a Mule To Water But You Can’t Make It Think

The media and the public embraced our article from last week about the dollar coin you can find in your pocket that could be worth $1,000! This has sent people into a frenzy checking jars of coins, money boxes, spare

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Is your Dollar Coin Worth $1000? – Radio Interview with ABC Radio in Perth

One of the blog authors was interviewed about the dollar coin in your pocket that could be worth $1000 by ABC Local Radio in Perth on the 13th of March 2017. You can listen to the interview here:

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Is your Dollar Coin Worth $1000? – Radio Interview with 6PR in Perth

One of the blog authors was interviewed about the dollar coin in your pocket that could be worth $1000 by Radio 6PR in Perth on the 13th of March 2017. You can listen to the interview here:

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That Dollar Coin In Your Pocket Might Be Worth $1000

Do you know which dollar coin you might find in your change, pocket or piggy bank could be worth $1,000 or even more? Check the date, it needs to be a year 2000 dated $1 coin. Then you need to

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