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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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Australian Decimal Coin Weight Tolerances

How much does my coin weigh? This is a common question first asked when a coin seems not quite right. Is it an error coin? Is the coin missing design or a part of the coin? Does it feel lightweight

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NSSA Presidents Numismatic Address -The Sydney Harbour Bridge

By Kathryn Harris Numismatic Society of South Australia (NSSA) President 2019-2020. I was born in Sydney and when I was 2 years old my family moved 4 hours south to Cooma, ‘The Gateway to the Snowy Mountains’ which is where

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2021 Tooth Fairy $2 Coin

The tooth fairy is back in 2021 on this new release $2 coin struck by the Royal Australian Mint. Issued in a collector card for $15 or in a boxed kit for $25 this is a must have for the

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2021 Mintmark Coin Series Centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force

Heroes of the Sky! Celebrating 100 years of the Royal Australian Air Force is the theme for the 2021 series of coins released January 1st, the mintmark coins for 2021. This is the theme for the $1 coin visitors strike

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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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AUD $14.34
Australian 1966 Round 50c
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