Coins and Australia - Australian coins, banknotes, values, price guide, errors and varieties

  • Australian coins price guide, values, errors and varieties

    Find out how much your australian coins worth!

  • O. H. Hedberg - Merchant - Hobart - Identification Guide

    O. H. Hedberg - Merchant - Hobart - Identification Guide

  • Find the value of your australian decimal and pre-decimal banknotes!

    Find the value of your australian decimal and pre-decimal banknotes!

  • Melt values calculator of Australian silver and gold coins

    Melt values calculator of Australian silver and gold coins

  • Top 10 Australian certified coins sold in 2023

    Top 10 Australian certified coins sold in 2023

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April 17, 2024

Sovereign - 1888 to 1931 - Price Guide

Sovereign 1888 to 1931 - Price Guide and values

As the advancing years crept up on Queen Victoria, her portrait was updated a couple times. From 1894, the shield reverse half sovereign was dropped in favour of the St. George design. Edward VII's short reign saw an abundance of gold sovereigns from all three mints. The designer of the George V Australian silver and bronze issues, Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, was selected to produce the obverse design for the George V sovereign.

April 16, 2024

Fifty dollars 2018 to 2023 - Price guide and values

50 dollars 2018 to 2023 banknotes - Price guide and values

The $50 banknote retains the portraits of two of Australia's social and political pioneers - David Unaipon and Edith Cowan, who were both featured on the previous banknotes.

April 15, 2024

1 dollar 2003 - Women's Suffrage

1 dollar 2003 - Women's Suffrage

The design for the $1 coin is based on a representation of the Dora Meeson suffrage banner Commonwealth of Australia: Trust the Women Mother As I Have Done, which is on display in Parliament House. The Banner was carried at the head of the Australian and New Zealand contingent of women suffragists in the Women's Suffrage Coronation Procession in London in 1911 and is widely recognized as a celebration of women's suffrage in Australia.

April 13, 2024

Australian Gold Sovereign - 1855 to 1887 - Price Guide

Sovereign 1855 to 1887 - Price Guide and values

By the mid-1850's the Government decided that it was about time that an official mint should be set up to convert the plentiful gold stocks into coins of the realm. The first Sydney Mint sovereigns were unique in the history of the British Empire. In a situation which has not been repeated since, the coins carried a design which was completely different from that of the standard British issue.

April 12, 2024

Fifty dollars 1995 to 2017 - Price guide and values

50 dollars 1995 to 2017 banknotes - Price guide and values

The $50 banknote, designed by Brian Sadgrove, was issued in October 1995 bearing the portraits of David Unaipon and Edith Cowan.

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