Coins and Australia - One cent 1985 to 1991 - Australian coins price guide and values

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One cent - 1985 to 1991 - Price Guide

One cent Australian coins produced since 1964 by the Royal Australian Mint and it's branches, and by the Royal Mint were first released in circulation on February, 1966. The cessation of issue of one cent coins was announced on August 21, 1990. The decision was based on the loss of real purchasing power through inflation and the cost of minting these coins.

They still continue to be legal tender and can ben used to purchase goods or deposited at a financial institution even if they were withdrawn from circulation commencing in February 1992.

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In 1986 and 1991, no 1-cent coin were produced for circulation. Click on a coin to view additional values, details and varieties about it.


Variety MS-60 MS-61 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65
1985 --$2.70$3.00$8.40$12.40
1987 --$1.50$2.30$10.30$12.20
1988 --$1.50$2.30$3.00$9.80
1989 --$1.50$2.30$3.00$11.10
1990 --$2.70$3.00$3.80$11.00
Variety MS-66 MS-67 MS-68 MS-69 MS-70
1985 $16.20$16.80---
1987 $14.10$44.30---
1988 $16.50$33.20---
1989 $19.20----
1990 $34.00----

You can find the price guide and value of uncirculated and proof 1 cent coins.

View the grading section to identify grades.

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