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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

Posted in Banknotes

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

Posted in Error Coins

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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1969-1984 50c Struck on Underweight Split Planchet

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine December / January 2020/2021 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the mint From 1969 to 1984 Australia used the Arnold Machin portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on coins and the

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1961 Penny with Planchet Flaw / Hole

As originally published in Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine November 2020 What Went Wrong -error coins that escaped the mint Not all coin errors that escape coin minting facilities are due to a failure in some part of the mechanical

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Rare Australian 20 Cent Coins

The Australian 20 cent coin was first minted in 1966 and in it’s more than 50 year history there are some rare Australian 20 cent coins that are sought after by collectors. In this article we’ll talk about the 4

Posted in Collecting Coins

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AUD $10.09
Australian 1966 Round 50c
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