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!

  • Rarest and most valuable Australian decimal banknotes

    Rarest and most valuable Australian decimal banknotes

  • 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!

  • R. Parker - Ironmonger - Geelong - Identification Guide

    R. Parker - Ironmonger - Geelong - Identification Guide

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May 28, 2024

Australian Two dollar - 1988 to 2023 - Price Guide

2 dollars 1988 to 2023 - Price Guide and values

Two dollar Australian coins showing an archetype of an Aboriginal tribal elder on reverse were released for the first time in circulation on June 20, 1988 to replace the two dollar note which had a short service life through high use. Numerous designers were invited to contribute designs for the two dollar coin based on a brief to include a representation of the head and shoulders of an Aboriginal Australian, the Southern Cross and Australian flora.

May 27, 2024

Pre-decimal banknotes price guide and values

5 pounds 1913 to 1939 banknotes price guide and values

This first Commonwealth of Australia five pound note featured the Hawkesbury River at Brooklyn, New South Wales on the back and a band of red across the top and bottom of the note. Approximately 11,290,400 five pound notes were printed between 1924 and 1927 with James Kell's signature, firstly as Chairman, Note Issue Department, and changing to Governor of the Commonwealth Bank in 1927. Approximately 20,338,000 five pound notes were printed between 1933 and 1939 featuring the Riddle/Sheehan signature combination.

May 24, 2024

Australia One dollar - 1984 to 2023 - Price Guide

1 dollar 1984 to 2023 - Price Guide and values

One dollar Australian coins showing five kangaroos on reverse were released for the first time in circulation on May 14, 1984 to replace the one dollar note which had a short service life through high use. In 1987, 1989, 1990 and 1991, no 1-dollar coin were produced for circulation.

May 22, 2024

Twenty cent - Die clash possibilities

20 cents - Die clash possibilities

Die clashes are marks on the dies by their clashing. Die clashes occurs when the press is active and that there are no blanks between them. After the clash, all coins minted with this same die will present these marks. To help you to identify die clash on Australian coins.

May 22, 2024

Pre-decimal banknotes price guide and values

1 pound 1938 to 1966 banknotes price guide and values

The first signature combination - Sheehan/McFarlane - was printed in green, while the remaining combinations until 1953 were printed in black. Approximately 1,066,000,000 one pound notes were produced between 1953 and 1966 with the only changes being in signatory H. C. Coombs' title when responsibility for issuing notes was transferred from the Commonwealth Bank to the Reserve Bank of Australia and in the shade of green used on the reverse of the note.

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