Monthly Archives: July 2017

2016 50th Anniversary of Decimal Currency Commemorative Coins

Commemorating the changeover to decimal currency (in 1966) 50 years ago in 2016 all of our beloved coin designs were released into circulation with special obverses. Instead of a different design on the “tails” side of the coin we still

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These Coins ARE NOT Errors

A look at some of the more common damaged coins that are passed off as error coins or simply mistaken as error coins.

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Elliptical Clip or Elliptical Planchet Error Coins

The rarest form of the clipped planchet error is the elliptical clipped planchet or elliptical planchet error coin. This unusual type of clipped planchet error occurs (just like the other clipped planchet errors) during the manufacture of the blanks for

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2015 ANZAC Centenary P Counterstamp Dollar

The mintmark dollar coin released throughout 2015 and the design used by the gallery presses at the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra in 2015 was the ANZAC centenary design seen above. It was produced with a C mintmark and various

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Error Coin Spotlight -Double Struck Australian 2 Cent Coins

The eye candy for error coin collectors today are these two double struck Australian two cent pieces. They were struck once normally and then struck again after failing to exit the press in a timely manner. These coins are lovely

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eBay Error Coins of the Week

This is the first of what we hope will be a regular feature where we look at a few of the most interesting error coins available to Australian buyers via eBay auctions or BIN listings. Australian 1962 Partial Collar (Ramstrike)

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Weak Strike or Die Fill. What Is This Error Coin?

We’ve written quite a few articles recently on coin errors and thought it would be worthwhile to collectors for us to merge two seemingly similar error types to identify and discuss their differences. This will help you recognise each error

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Current Coin Values, Bullion Prices and Exchange Rates

AUD $7.67
Australian 1966 Round 50c
AUD $398.82
Gold Sovereign
AUD $499.26
Australian $200 Gold Coin
AUD $22.46
Silver Price (per Oz)
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