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Australian Coin Values

1813 - 2016

The Blue Sheet is Australia's premier on-line coin valuation reference on Australian coins and the first Australian reference to value coins to the Sheldon numerical standard for more precise valuations. The Blue Sheet values Australian coins from New South Wales' Holey Dollar and Dump right up to our present circulating currency and provides a valuable insight into Australia's fascinating history through its circulating coins.

While technically coinage of the British colony of New South Wales, the Holey Dollar and Dump are widely considered to be Australia’s first coins. Authorised by the colony’s first Governor Lachlan Macquarie, the Holey Dollar and Dump hold their place as some of the most valuable Australian coins.

Following the gold rushes of the mid 1800s, the Sydney branch of the Royal mint opened its doors in 1855 to begin striking gold sovereigns and half sovereigns. Although these were British coins, the uniquely Australian design led to the consensus of these being Australian coins and are generally collected as such. These coins, along with the Adelaide Assay Office pieces can be found under the gold section of this site.

Australia struck her first coins in 1910 with the silver denominations of florin, shilling, sixpence and threepence. Copper coins were struck the following year with the denomination of penny and half penny - Australia never produced any farthings. These coins can be found under the Commonwealth Coinage section of the site.

On February 14, 1966 Australia converted to the decimal system and began producing coins with the denominations of one cent, two cent, five cent, ten cent, twenty cent and fifty cent. Although a one dollar was proposed, it wouldn't eventuate until 1984. These coins can be found under the Decimal Coinage section of this site.

In 1986, citing strong international demand, the Perth mint reopened and began producing a series of bullion coins in both proof and specimen finishes with gold coins struck in 1986 and silver coins later beginning in 1990. Since then a multitude of other commemorative coins struck in precious metal have been produced by the Perth mint. These can be found under the Perth mint section of the site.

Early Coinage1813Gold1852 - 1931Commonwealth Coinage1909 - 64Decimal Coinage1966 - 2016Perth Mint1986 - 2016
   MintageVG8F12VF20XF40AU50AU55AU58MS62MS63MS64America's Cup Victory2008 Fifty Cent32,9160.720.861.102.705.508.8012202327Royal Engagement2010 Fifty Cent59,8200.800.981.303.105.909.2012212427Melbourne Cup Type I2010 Fifty Cent75,7850.720.841.102.605.10811172023Diamond Jubilee2012 Fifty Cent66,2010.780.941.30369.6013222529Kokoda2012 Fifty Cent25,0020.640.700.9023.805.807.80121315Lunar Dragon2012 Fifty Cent320,1510.640.720.942.3058.401220100130Lunar Snake2013 Fifty Cent19,952          Surfing Anniversary2013 Fifty Cent22,7000.740.881.202.705.408.5011192225Commonwealth Stamps2013 Fifty Cent15,0020.740.861.102.805.60912212428AIATSIS2014 Fifty CentUnknown0.780.921.203.106.501015273137RAM 50th Anniversary2015 Fifty CentUnknown0.901.101.503.6071115263034Boer War2014 Fifty CentUnknown0.720.861.102.806.101014263035Western Front2014 Fifty CentUnknown0.760.901.202.805.508.7012202226Gallipoli Campaign2014 Fifty CentUnknown0.720.861.102.605.108.1011182024Cocos Island2014 Fifty CentUnknown0.660.7612.4058.3011192226German New Guinea2014 Fifty CentUnknown0.700.8012.404.707.3010161820Dodecagonal Type III2015 Fifty CentUnknown0.280.440.721.502.403.805.8012162050 Yrs Decimal Currency2016 Fifty CentUnknown0.280.400.661.402.203.304.90101215Norfolk Island2001 Fifty Cent2,022,1003.404.807.9017294769130160200Flying Corps2014 Fifty CentUnknown0.760.901.202.805.608.8012202326Type I1984 One Dollar186,540,0601.201.301.603.807.501116252832Type II1985 One Dollar96,386,70211.101.302.504.306.107.70101113Type II1987 One Dollar200,0001.101.201.603.406.209.3012182023Type II1989 One Dollar150,6021.101.201.402.905.207.609.80141517Type II1990 One Dollar103,7661.101.201.603.406.209.3012182023Type II1991 One Dollar170,4001.201.401.7047.801216263034Type II1994 One Dollar47,731,9001.101.201.503.3068.9011171921Type II1995 One Dollar21,554,2691.201.301.603.6071014222528Type II1998 One Dollar16,305,9181.201.301.703.7071014212427Type III2000 One Dollar7,725,5121.301.5024.609.101419313641Type III2000 MuleOne DollarIncl. in above1702604308701,1001,5004,3006,40011,00012,000Type III2004 One Dollar8,902,7941.101.201.503.306.109.1011172022Type III2005 One Dollar5,792,0001.101.301.603.606.901014222528Type III2006 One Dollar35,140,2541.101.101.402.704.706.808.60121315Type III2007 One Dollar107,8701.101.201.603.306.109.1012182022Type III2008 One Dollar30,174,0121.101.201.503.205.808.6011161820Type III2009 One Dollar16,644,67811.101.302.604.706.708.60121315Type III2009 Master MintmarkOne Dollar23,758          Type III2009-C Master MintmarkOne Dollar6,5001.201.301.703.9081217283244Type III2010 One Dollar20,645,98911.101.302.604.706.808.70121315Type III2011 One Dollar17,907,8831.201.301.703.907.901217273135Type III2012 One Dollar58,5541.101.101.402.704.706.808.70121315Type III2013 One Dollar11,792,4501.101.201.402.905.307.8010151618Type III2014 One DollarUnknown1.201.301.703.807.401115242731Type III2014 ColouredOne DollarUnknown1.301.5024.6091419313540Type III2015 One DollarUnknown1.101.201.4035.608.3010161820Type III2015-B One DollarUnknown0.120.180.300.701.202.303.808.901114Type III2015 AmpelmannOne DollarUnknown0.220.320.551.101.8034.60101216Sydney Opera House2013 One DollarUnknown0.260.380.641.302.203.806.10141823Medi-mazing2014 One DollarUnknown0.140.200.340.781.402.604.30101216Year of Peace1986 One Dollar25,296,7021.101.201.503.406.309.5012192124Bicentenary1988 One Dollar20,717,6421.101.201.603.406.409.6012192224Barcelona1992 One Dollar178,7268.10111834363839424344Silver Kangaroo1993 Continuous MillingOne Dollar72,85227272835424750565860Silver Kangaroo1993 Start-Stop MillingOne Dollar5,000          Silver Kangaroo1994-C Continuous MillingOne Dollar44,99627272937455156636568Silver Kangaroo1994-C Start-Stop MillingOne Dollar2,500          Silver Kangaroo1995-C Continuous MillingOne Dollar72,850272830435869789498100Silver Kangaroo1995-C Start-Stop MillingOne Dollar2,500          Silver Kangaroo1996-C One Dollar150,00027282938475459687073Silver Kangaroo1997-C One Dollar72,85027272937465358666971Silver Kangaroo1998-C One Dollar49,39927272834404447515354Silver Kangaroo1999-C One Dollar30,18527272833394345505152Silver Kangaroo2000 One Dollar35,42627272836434852596163Silver Kangaroo2001 One Dollar45,56227272831353739414243Silver Kangaroo2002 One Dollar32,37627283041546471848892Silver Kangaroo2003 One Dollar35,230          Silver Kangaroo2003 Gold OverlaidOne Dollar7,450          Silver Kangaroo2004 One Dollar19,32427282938485560697274Silver Kangaroo2004 Gold OverlaidOne Dollar11,750          Silver Kangaroo2005 One Dollar16,446          Silver Kangaroo2005 Gold OverlaidOne Dollar8,123          Silver Kangaroo2006 One Dollar18,925          Silver Kangaroo2006 Gold OverlaidOne Dollar6,150          Silver Kangaroo2007 Gold OverlaidOne Dollar5,516          Cupro-Nickel Kangaroo2007 One Dollar12,002          Cupro-Nickel Kangaroo2008 One Dollar9,234          Silver Kangaroo2008 One Dollar10,000          Silver Kangaroo2008 Gold OverlaidOne Dollar5,463          Cupro-Nickel Kangaroo2009 One Dollar7,522          Silver Kangaroo2009 One Dollar8,770          Silver Kangaroo2009 Gold OverlaidOne Dollar5,997          Silver Kangaroo2010 One Dollar14,559          Silver Kangaroo2011 One Dollar22,126          Silver Kangaroo2012 One Dollar19,853          Silver Kangaroo2013 One Dollar20,610          Landcare1993-S One Dollar119,3731.101.201.4035.608.3010161720Landcare1993-M One Dollar67,1851.101.201.503.206.109.2012182023Landcare1993-C One Dollar228,6641.101.201.503.205.908.9011171922Landcare1993 One Dollar18,309,1601.101.201.503.206.109.1012182022Dollar Decade1994-S One Dollar74,4741.201.301.603.6071014222528Dollar Decade1994-M One Dollar79,2561.301.502.105101623384450Dollar Decade1994-C One Dollar105,0901.201.301.603.6071014222528Waltzing Matilda1995-S One Dollar55,3911.101.201.4035.608.3010161720Waltzing Matilda1995-M One Dollar76,4071.101.201.503.306.309.5012192124Waltzing Matilda1995-C One Dollar171,7091.101.201.503.306.309.5012192124Waltzing Matilda1995-B One Dollar74,3531.101.201.603.506.801014212427Pillar Dollar2006 Antique SilverOne Dollar9,846          Henry Parkes1996-S One Dollar49,964          Henry Parkes1996-M One Dollar20,1101.101.201.503.3068.901117192112345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849Values are in AUD and are retail price estimations based on past sales of coins certified by PCGS or NGC and as such values only related to such graded coins. Uncertified coins or coins graded by other services would likely be worth significantly less. For wholesale pricing please refer to the Red Sheet. While all attempts to ensure accurate pricing, data entry errors can occur and as such no warranty is expressed or implied as to the accuracy of any information published on this website. It is important to verify all published sales to ensure the accuracy of the pricing when making any purchase decision. Any personal information provided to us is protected by the Privacy Act 1988.