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1991 25th Anniversary of Decimal Currency 50 cent

The 14th of February 1966 was ‘C Day’, when Australia changed from the pounds, shillings, and pence system to a decimal system of dollars and cents. It was a massive event with shopping tills and calculators across the country needing

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1995 50 Cent Weary Dunlop The 50th Anniversary of the End of WWII

1995 marked the 50th Anniversary of the end of WWII. It was at this time that Australian Prisoners of War (POW’s) being held by the Japanese were released. The 1995 50 Cent released into circulation commemorates the life of Sir Edward

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1998 Bass and Flinders 50 Cent Coin

1998 commemorated 200 years since the voyage of George Bass and Matthew Flinders which proved that Tasmania was an island. This voyage in 1798 in the sailing boat the “Norfolk”, Bass and Flinders circumnavigated the island of Van Diemen’s Land

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2000 Incuse Flag Millennium 50 Cent Variety

In the year 2000 the Royal Australian mint released a commemorative 50 cent coin into circulation celebrating the the dawn of the new millennium. This coin had the standard Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, and

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2001 Centenary of Federation 50 Cent Coin

The Centenary of Federation 50c coin shown above is a circulation 50c coin in the 2001 series commemorating 100 years of Federation released by the Royal Australian Mint and can be found in your change. The reverse design features the

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2002 Year of the Outback 50 cent

The 2002 Year of the Outback 50 cent coin shown above is a circulation 50c released by the Royal Australian Mint and can be found in your change. It commemorates 2002 as ‘Year of the Outback’ promoting the vast expanses

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2006 Proof Set Error with 2005 Mob of Roos Proof Dollar Sells for Record Price

Rarely since this coin was first found do we see one of these error sets for sale and the price appears to be really hotting up in the coin market. Originally it was Downies that found, marketed and sold within

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2007 Sydney Harbour Bridge 75th Anniversary Dollar Coin

2007 saw the 75th anniversary of the completion of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The bridge has become a national icon for Australia recognised all over the world. It was opened on 19th March 1932 after 8 years of construction with

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2012 AFL Premiers 1 Dollar Corporate Functions Gift Pack

Unknown to the coin collecting community in 2012 the Royal Australian Mint in conjunction with Australia Post and the Australian Football League (AFL) released a commemorative 1 dollar coin which was distributed as a gift at AFL corporate functions in

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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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AUD $9.77
Australian 1966 Round 50c
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