Yearly Archives: 2019

New Coin Shop in Adelaide

We did it. One thing. A huge thing. We, as writers of this Blog and owners of The Purple Penny opened a coin shop. It’s that thing you discuss that’s a dream and “we’d like to do that one day”.

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Coin Swap Adelaide

After the buzz at yesterdays 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages 50c coin launch it was great to once again trek into Adelaide City with my guide dog in training Pupstar Tully. Having to rely on public transport we arrived

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International Year of Indigenous Languages 50 Cent Coin Launched in Adelaide

Today in the Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute in the centre of Adelaide I was invited to attend the launch of this hot off the press commemorative 50 cent coin. This coin struck by the Royal Australian Mint celebrates 2019

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Circulating Coin Swaps Around Australia April 10th 2019

Did someone say coin swap…..where….when….and more importantly what? The Royal Australian Mint are having coin swap events this Wednesday in many major capital cities. Swap (cash only) money in your wallet or purse for new money, the latest circulating coins

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Innovation in Inflation

April fool 2019!! Always innovative The Royal Australian Mint has just announced the worlds first self inflationary coin to be struck today! The coins are as thick as the two dollar coin, but slightly larger than the dollar coin. The

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Mr Squiggle Coins Coming to a Woolworths or Safeway Near You

A new coloured coin series featuring Mr Squiggle and his friends will appear in Woolworths supermarkets from February 13th. The man from the moon with a pencil for a nose Mr Squiggle will feature on the first coloured 2 dollar

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Error Coin Spotlight – 1947 Florin Elliptical Clip Error

Above you can see a simply amazing error, an Australian 1947 Florin struck on an ellipse shaped planchet. The shape of the coin is the result of a coin blank that was struck twice by the blanking press, the smaller

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Northern Suburbs Coin and Stamp Fair – January 2019

Coin Fair! Coin Fair! Coin Fair! Who doesn’t like a coin fair. Not us, we love them. Especially when they are coin fairs you attend almost by accident when you’re on holidays. On the first Sunday of each month the

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