Australia adopted the British sterling silver (92.5%) standard for it's coinage when coins were first minted in 1910. Australian silver coinage continued to adhere to the silver standard until 1946 when the silver content of silver coins was debased to 50%. Australian silver pre decimal coins were minted with 50% silver until 1964 when production stopped in preparation for the introduction of decimal coinage in 1966. When decimal coinage was issued in 1966 the 50 cent coin contained 80% silver, but because the silver content exceeded the face value of the coin it was withdrawn and consequently minted for only one year with a new cupro nickel 50c coin issued in 1969.
We're happy to provide this free Australian silver coin value calculator. Just enter the numbers of each coin that you have and the total amount of silver and the silver value will be automatically displayed!
This Australian silver coin melt value calculator is designed to work on mobile devices such as Android devices, the iPhone, the iPad and the Blackberry. You can use this mobile Australian silver melt calculator to work out the bullion value of Australian silver coins while you're at a coin show, at a coin shop, or pretty much anywhere.