Yearly Archives: 2020

New CEO for the Royal Australian Mint, Farewell Ross MacDiarmid

We must be close to the announcement of a new Chief Executive Officer at our circulating coin production facility the Royal Australian Mint. Current CEO Ross MacDiarmid steps down at the end of this week after 10 years at the

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2021 50th Anniversary of the Aboriginal Flag Coloured $2

2021 is the 50th Anniversary of the Australian Aboriginal flag and is depicted on this coloured $2 coin struck by the Royal Australian Mint. The striking representation of the flag on the coin shows a circular band of black and

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2020 BRAVE Firefighters Coloured $2

The brave firefighters protecting us from danger have been honoured in a special orange flame coloured $2 coin struck at the Royal Australian Mint. Two million of these coins have hit circulation to be found in change. A central coloured

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Googled the Value of My Coin and it’s Worth Thousands -Where Do I Get The Money?

Is your coin really as valuable as Google tells you? Is something that someone said on the internet really true? Such a high number it says, now you’re interest is piqued -do you read on? “Hey I’ve got a 1983

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Australian 2010 Upset 50 cent (50c)

In 2012 a new Australian 50 cent coin variety was discovered by coin noodlers*. This variety is an Upset Coin Error which means that the obverse and reverse dies were not aligned correctly when the coins were struck. Normally Australian

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New Coloured $1 Coin -Green Donation Dollar Sent to Circulation

“DONATION DOLLAR Give To Help Others” are the words struck onto a new coloured one dollar coin hitting circulation. A call to action to be involved with a daily reminder in your change to give to charity, a worthy cause,

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Royal Australian Mint Rolls -Genuine or Reject?

Collectors of mint rolls generally, and in particular collectors of commemorative coloured $2 coin rolls need to take note of recent events that could impact on their collecting habits. The Royal Australian Mint in Canberra have recently attempted to clarify

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2012 Red Poppy Remembrance Day Two Dollar Coin Value

The 2012 Remembrance Day red poppy two dollar coin is almost certainly the most popular $2 coin among Australian coin collectors. A common question from new and experienced collectors is what is the 2012 red poppy $2 coin actually worth?

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2020 Skippy the Bush Kangaroo Coloured 50 Cent

Mention Skippy and collectors ears prick up. The iconic television series was recently celebrated with a collector coin release and it’s popularity hasn’t waned in over 50 years. Skippy the bush kangaroo and young Sonny adorn the non-circulating coloured 50

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2020 Beneath the Southern Skies Silver Dollar

One ounce of 99.99% fine silver is the base of this stunning coin created from one of Stuart Devlins early design drafts intended for our new circulating decimal coins in 1966. The unused images have been retrieved from the Royal

Posted in Investing in Coins

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Current Coin Values, Bullion Prices and Exchange Rates

AUD $11.21
Australian 1966 Round 50c
AUD $529.49
Gold Sovereign
AUD $662.84
Australian $200 Gold Coin
AUD $32.82
Silver Price (per Oz)
AUD $2,249.10
Gold Price (per Oz)
USD $0.7719
Australian Dollar

 
These values are updated hourly using New York market prices. Coin values are purely the value of the gold or silver they contain and do not account for any numismatic value.
Prices Last Updated: 04:04 16 Apr 2021

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