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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
Values for higher grade coins are only available with a subscription, for subscription options, please click here.   MintagePR60Type II1993 ProofTwenty Cent46,000 Type II1994 ProofTwenty Cent39,004 Type II1995 ProofTwenty Cent55,241 Type II1996 ProofTwenty Cent45,520 Type II1997 ProofTwenty Cent36,160 Type II1998 ProofTwenty Cent37,494 Type III2015 ProofTwenty CentUnknown Type III1998 Silver ProofTwenty Cent15,000 Type III1999 ProofTwenty Cent34,763 Type III2000 ProofTwenty Cent85,561 Type III2001 Gold ProofTwenty Cent650 Type III2001 ProofTwenty Cent74,580 Type III2002 ProofTwenty Cent53,510 Type III2004 ProofTwenty Cent66,000 Type III2004 Silver ProofTwenty Cent6,500 Type III2005 ProofTwenty CentUnknown Type III2006 Gold ProofTwenty Cent300 Type III2006 ProofTwenty Cent60,500 Type III2007 ProofTwenty Cent43,133 Type III2008 ProofTwenty Cent40,612 Type III2009 ProofTwenty Cent35,564 Type III2009 Silver ProofTwenty Cent2,225 Type III2010 Gold ProofTwenty Cent450 Type III2010 ProofTwenty Cent22,946 Type III2010 Silver ProofTwenty Cent1,600 Type III2011 ProofTwenty Cent26,897 Type III2011 Silver ProofTwenty Cent2,072 Type III2012 ProofTwenty Cent31,445 Type III2012 Silver ProofTwenty Cent1,400 Type III2013 Gold Overlaid ProofTwenty Cent15,440 Type III2013 ProofTwenty Cent8,500 50 Yrs Decimal Currency2016 ProofTwenty CentUnknown Type III2014 ProofTwenty CentUnknown Type III2014 Silver ProofTwenty CentUnknown Type III2016 ProofTwenty CentUnknown Round Type I1966 London Mint ProofFifty CentUnknown Round Type I1966 ProofFifty Cent18,066 Round Type I2006 Silver ProofFifty Cent5,829 Type III Round2006 Gold ProofFifty Cent300 Type III Round2006 Silver ProofFifty Cent45,373 Type III Round2010 ProofFifty Cent400 Dodecagonal Type I1969 ProofFifty Cent13,056 Dodecagonal Type I1971 ProofFifty Cent10,066 Dodecagonal Type I1972 ProofFifty Cent10,272 Dodecagonal Type I1973 ProofFifty Cent10,090 Dodecagonal Type I1974 ProofFifty Cent10,918 Dodecagonal Type I1975 ProofFifty Cent23,021 Dodecagonal Type I1976 ProofFifty Cent21,200 Dodecagonal Type I1978 ProofFifty Cent38,519 Dodecagonal Type I1979 Double Bar ProofFifty Cent36,006 Dodecagonal Type I1979 ProofFifty CentIncl. in above Dodecagonal Type I1980 ProofFifty Cent68,000 Dodecagonal Type I1981 ProofFifty Cent86,100 Dodecagonal Type I1983 ProofFifty Cent80,000 Dodecagonal Type I1984 ProofFifty Cent61,000 Dodecagonal Type II1986 ProofFifty Cent67,000 Dodecagonal Type II1987 ProofFifty Cent69,684 Dodecagonal Type II1989 ProofFifty Cent72,618 Dodecagonal Type II1990 ProofFifty Cent53,000 Dodecagonal Type II1992 ProofFifty Cent56,367 Dodecagonal Type II1993 ProofFifty Cent46,000 Dodecagonal Type II1996 ProofFifty Cent45,520 Dodecagonal Type II1997 ProofFifty Cent36,160 Dodecagonal Type III1999 ProofFifty Cent34,763 Dodecagonal Type III2004 ProofFifty Cent66,000 Dodecagonal Type III2004 Silver ProofFifty Cent6,500 Dodecagonal Type III2006 ProofFifty Cent15,127 Dodecagonal Type III2007 Gold ProofFifty Cent300 Dodecagonal Type III2007 ProofFifty Cent43,133 Dodecagonal Type III2007 Silver ProofFifty Cent3,475 Dodecagonal Type III2008 ProofFifty Cent40,612 Dodecagonal Type III2008 Silver ProofFifty Cent3,600 Dodecagonal Type III2009 Gold ProofFifty Cent600 Dodecagonal Type III2009 ProofFifty Cent41,564 Dodecagonal Type III2009 Silver ProofFifty Cent2,225 Dodecagonal Type III2010 Gold ProofFifty Cent450 Dodecagonal Type III2010 ProofFifty Cent22,546 Dodecagonal Type III2010 Silver ProofFifty Cent1,600 Dodecagonal Type III2011 ProofFifty Cent26,897 Dodecagonal Type III2011 Silver ProofFifty Cent2,072 Dodecagonal Type III2012 Gold Overlaid ProofFifty Cent20,175 Dodecagonal Type III2012 ProofFifty Cent11,270 Dodecagonal Type III2012 Silver ProofFifty Cent1,400 Dodecagonal Type III2013 ProofFifty Cent23,940 Dodecagonal Type III2015 ProofFifty CentUnknown Dodecagonal Type III2015 Gilt ProofFifty CentUnknown Captain Cook1970 ProofFifty Cent15,508 Captain Cook1989 Silver ProofFifty Cent24,999 Silver Jubilee1977 ProofFifty Cent55,006 Silver Jubilee1989 Silver ProofFifty Cent24,999 Royal Wedding1989 Silver ProofFifty Cent24,999 Commonwealth Games1982 ProofFifty Cent100,000 Commonwealth Games1989 Silver ProofFifty Cent24,999 Bicentenary1988 ProofFifty Cent129,518 Bicentenary1988 Silver ProofFifty Cent24,970 Bicentenary1989 Silver ProofFifty Cent24,999 Decimal Coinage1991 ProofFifty Cent41,590 Decimal Coinage1991 Silver ProofFifty Cent25,000 Year of the Family1994 ProofFifty Cent39,004 Weary Dunlop1995 ProofFifty Cent55,421 1937 Crown1998 Silver ProofFifty Cent15,000 1918 Sixpence1999 Silver ProofFifty Cent15,000 George VI2000 Silver ProofFifty Cent10,412 Bass and Flinders1998 ProofFifty Cent37,494 Millennium2000 ProofFifty Cent80,561 Centenary of Federation2001 Coloured ProofFifty Cent74,580 Centenary of Federation2001 Gold ProofFifty Cent650 Western Australia2001 ProofFifty Cent14,028 South Australia2001 ProofFifty Cent13,804 Victoria2001 ProofFifty Cent15,924 Tasmania2001 ProofFifty Cent12,994 Queensland2001 ProofFifty Cent15,910 Northern Territory2001 ProofFifty Cent13,167 Australian Capital Territory2001 ProofFifty Cent15,760 Year of the Outback2002 ProofFifty Cent53,510 50 Years since Accession2002 ProofFifty Cent13,500 50 Years since Coronation2003 ProofFifty Cent6,967 Volunteers2003 ProofFifty Cent53,889 Volunteers2003 Silver ProofFifty Cent6,500 Student Design2004-B Silver ProofFifty Cent8,203 Remembrance2005 Gold ProofFifty Cent629 Remembrance2005 ProofFifty Cent46,404 Remembrance2005 Silver ProofFifty Cent6,200 Coin Design Competition2005 Silver ProofFifty Cent5,402 2006 Royal Visit2006 Silver ProofFifty Cent6,098 80th Birthday of the Queen2006 Silver ProofFifty Cent6,098 Royal Engagement2010 Gold Overlaid ProofFifty Cent18,475 Royal Wedding2011 Gold Overlaid ProofFifty Cent8,477 Gold Miniature2012 ProofFifty Cent1,999 Ballet2012 Silver ProofFifty Cent5,000 Ying Yen Snake2013 Gold plated ProofFifty Cent3,037 Dodecagonal Type II1985 ProofFifty Cent74,089 Dodecagonal Type III2014 ProofFifty CentUnknown Dodecagonal Type III2016 ProofFifty CentUnknown 50 Yrs Decimal Currency2016 ProofFifty CentUnknown Australia Day2010 Gold Overlaid ProofFifty Cent6,200 Royal Visit2000 Silver ProofFifty Cent18,993 Melbourne Cup Type II2010 Gold Overlaid ProofFifty Cent5,000 Melbourne Cup Type III2010 Gold Overlaid ProofFifty Cent5,000 Type I1984 ProofOne Dollar220,340 Type I2006 Silver ProofOne Dollar5,829 Type II1985 ProofOne Dollar74,089 Type II1987 ProofOne Dollar67,684 Type II1989 ProofOne Dollar72,618 Type II1990 ProofOne Dollar53,000 Type II1990 Silver ProofOne Dollar23,551 Type II1991 ProofOne Dollar41,590 Type II1991 Silver ProofOne Dollar25,000 Type II1992 ProofOne DollarUnknown Type II1994 ProofOne Dollar39,004 Type II1995 ProofOne Dollar55,241 Type II1998 ProofOne Dollar37,494 Type III2000 ProofOne Dollar80,561 Type III2004 Holographic ProofOne Dollar66,000 Type III2004 Silver ProofOne Dollar6,500 Type III2005 ProofOne DollarUnknown Type III2006 Gold ProofOne Dollar300 Type III2006 ProofOne Dollar60,500 Type III2007 ProofOne Dollar12,417 Type III2008 ProofOne Dollar15,500 Type III2009 Gold ProofOne Dollar1,000 Type III2009 ProofOne Dollar12,307 Type III2009 Silver ProofOne Dollar2,225 Type III2010 Gold ProofOne Dollar450 Type III2010 ProofOne Dollar22,546 Type III2010 Silver ProofOne Dollar1,600 Type III2011 ProofOne Dollar26,897 Type III2011 Silver ProofOne Dollar2,072 Type III2012 ProofOne Dollar31,445 Type III2012 Silver ProofOne Dollar1,400 Type III2013 ProofOne Dollar23,940 Type III2015 ProofOne DollarUnknown Year of Peace1986 ProofOne Dollar67,000 Year of Peace1990 Silver ProofOne Dollar23,551 Bicentenary1988 ProofOne Dollar133,018 Bicentenary1988 Silver ProofOne Dollar24,970 Bicentenary1990 Silver ProofOne Dollar23,551 Barcelona1992 ProofOne Dollar61,846 Barcelona1992 Silver ProofOne Dollar12,500 Silver Kangaroo1998 ProofOne Dollar10,422 Silver Kangaroo1999 ProofOne Dollar11,250 Silver Kangaroo2000 ProofOne Dollar9,972 Silver Kangaroo2001 ProofOne Dollar10,292 Silver Kangaroo2002 ProofOne Dollar7,813 Silver Kangaroo2003 ProofOne Dollar10,000 Silver Kangaroo2004 ProofOne Dollar11,600 Silver Kangaroo2005 ProofOne Dollar8,300 Silver Kangaroo2006 ProofOne Dollar7,382 Silver Kangaroo2007 ProofOne Dollar10,352 Silver Kangaroo2008 ProofOne Dollar7,500 Silver Kangaroo2010 ProofOne Dollar6,450 Silver Kangaroo2011 ProofOne Dollar10,622 Silver Kangaroo2012 ProofOne Dollar6,934 Silver Kangaroo2013 ProofOne DollarUnknown Landcare1993 ProofOne Dollar51,000 Landcare1993 Silver ProofOne Dollar25,000 Dollar Decade1994 Silver ProofOne Dollar25,003 Waltzing Matilda1995 Silver ProofOne Dollar22,506 Decimal Currency1996 ProofOne Dollar19,927 Old Parliament House1997 ProofOne Dollar21,791 12345678910111213141516171819202122232425Values 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.