Yearly Archives: 2022

Australian Decimal Banknote Plate Identification Letters

The current Renniks Australian Coin and Banknote Values catalogues lists just two Australian decimal notes with Plate Identification Letters (PILs). These are the 1991 $10 R-313a (Fraser/Cole) and 1991 $50 R-513a (Fraser/Cole). This article will display locations of PILs on

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Coin Collecting: Off-Metal On Trend

As a coin collector snapping up each new release it’s exciting when something a little bit different pops up. Not just a new design on an old favourite but a striking of your favourite coin in a different metal to

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2022 50 Cent Treasured Australian Stories Henry Lawson Three Coin Collection

Henry Lawson, a legend of Australian literature is celebrated with this 50 cent three coin set struck in aluminium bronze. The three of his literary pieces that adorn this coin collection are The Drovers Wife, The Loaded Dog and On

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2022 50th Anniversary of the Tamworth Country Music Festival Al Br 50 Cent

Acclaimed as one of the top ten music festivals in the world and Australia’s largest, the Tamworth Country Music Festival celebrated its’ 50th year in 2022. Celebrating this milestone with a commemorative 50 cent struck by the Royal Australian Mint

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1951 Penny Flaking Planchet Flaw Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine July 2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the mint Collectors of error coins would know that the most common type of pre-decimal coin error is the ‘planchet flaw’. This

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1961 Elliptical Clipped Shilling

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine June 2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the mint In this article we showcase an unusually shaped 1961 shilling which at first glance appears to be a cut down

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1966 10 Cent Upset Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine May 2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the mint Let’s play a game! Take an Australian coin out of your purse or wallet and hold it by the edges

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1966-1984 2 Cent Off Centre Strike Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine April 2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the mint If you’re new to coin collecting or just new to error coins then the ‘off centre’ coin error is among

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1953-1964 Half Penny Die Adjustment Strike Error

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine March 2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the mint The accompanying image shows an Australian coin, half penny in size and weight, that is missing almost all the design

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1988 10 Cent Struck on 2 Cent Planchet

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine February 2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the mint Leave an Australian copper nickel coin (5c, 10c, 20c, or 50c) lying on the ground for several months or years

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Current Coin Values, Bullion Prices and Exchange Rates

AUD $11.52
Australian 1966 Round 50c
AUD $623.92
Gold Sovereign
AUD $781.06
Australian $200 Gold Coin
AUD $33.72
Silver Price (per Oz)
AUD $2,650.22
Gold Price (per Oz)
USD $0.6738
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: 18:04 08 Dec 2022

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