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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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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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New York International Coin Convention 2020 Show Report

This report was supplied by Eric Eigner of Drake Sterling Numismatics. The NYICC has always been the most prestigious international coin show on the numismatic calendar. Historically held at the glamorous Waldorf Astoria, this year’s show occupied two floors of

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1943 Penny Value

If you’re wondering what your 1943 penny is worth then you need to understand a few things before moving forward. Firstly, 1943 was right in the middle of World War 2 and there was a need for coin to keep

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Is the Royal Australian Mint Releasing Old Coins into Circulation?

On various Facebook coin groups over the last 10 months or so once every couple of weeks I see someone post up a picture of a shiny 1984 (or sometimes 1985) dollar coin asking how it could possibly look so

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2019 Blue and White Police Remembrance Coloured Two Dollar Coin Found!

Yesterday on social media someone posted up a new blue and white coloured two dollar coin. The obverse (heads) side of the coin showed the usual Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Queen Elizabeth. There reverse was very different. It showed a

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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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Double Curved Clipped Planchet Coin Error

As a follow on to the entries about clipped planchet coin errors we’ve decided to put up a post on the double curved clip coin error. You can see an example of this sort of coin error above. This 1981

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Coin Cud Error and Die Chip Error

The so called coin cud or die chip error coin happens when a part of one of the dies that strikes the coin actually breaks off. When this broken die strikes a coin the result is a new raised feature

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Five Rare Australian Coins that are Worth Money

Today we’re looking at 5 rare Australian coins that are worth money, enough money that you’d better be looking at your pocket change or you could actually be letting hundreds of dollars slip through your fingers. Of course these aren’t

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Current Coin Values, Bullion Prices and Exchange Rates

AUD $11.15
Australian 1966 Round 50c
AUD $623.96
Gold Sovereign
AUD $781.12
Australian $200 Gold Coin
AUD $32.64
Silver Price (per Oz)
AUD $2,650.41
Gold Price (per Oz)
USD $0.7013
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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.
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