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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
   MintageVG8F12VF20XF40AU50AU55AU58MS62MS63MS64Lunar Dragon2012-P SilverOne Dollar300,00025252737505966798286Lunar Snake2001-P SilverOne Dollar71,301          Lunar Snake2013-P SilverOne Dollar300,00027272835414650555758Lunar Horse2002-P SilverOne Dollar99,632          Lunar Horse2014-P Silver GemstoneOne DollarUnknown          Lunar Horse2014-P SilverOne Dollar300,00028283145617585100100110Lunar Horse2014-P Silver GildedOne DollarUnknown          Lunar Goat2003-P SilverOne Dollar102,16427282940526067798285Lunar Goat2015-P Silver GildedOne DollarUnknown          Lunar Monkey2004-P SilverOne Dollar105,68027282940526168808387Lunar Rooster2005-P SilverOne Dollar92,691          Lunar Dog2006-P Silver Specimen ReverseOne Dollar98,825          Lunar Pig2007-P SilverOne Dollar87,009          Lunar Mouse2008-P SilverOne Dollar359,62327282940526168798286Lunar Ox2009-P SilverOne Dollar300,00027272937465257656769Lunar Tiger2010-P SilverOne Dollar300,00027283040536269818589Type IV2013-P GoldTwo Dollar9,188          Type V2014-P GoldTwo DollarUnknown          Type VI2015-P GoldTwo DollarUnknown          Kookaburra Type I1992-P SilverTwo Dollar84,78254555560646769727374Kookaburra Type I1992-P Silver Holey Dollar PrivyTwo Dollar1,000          Kookaburra Type I1993-P SilverTwo Dollar35,329          Kookaburra Type I1993-P Silver Dump PrivyTwo Dollar1,000          Kookaburra Type I1993-P Silver Emu PrivyTwo Dollar1,000          Kookaburra Type I1993-P Silver Whales PrivyTwo Dollar1,000          Kookaburra Type I1994-P Silver Kangaroo PrivyTwo Dollar1,000          Kookaburra Type V1994-P SilverTwo Dollar39,603          Kookaburra Type V1994-P Silver Commonwealth Games PrivyTwo Dollar15,000          Kookaburra Type V1994-P Silver George V Large Head PrivyTwo Dollar1,500          Kookaburra Type V1994-P Silver Victoria Old Head PrivyTwo Dollar1,000          Kookaburra Type VI1995-P Proof Silver Federation PrivyTwo Dollar1,500          Kookaburra Type VI1995-P SilverTwo Dollar45,3085556587491100110120130130Kookaburra Type VI1995-P Silver Ingot PrivyTwo Dollar500          Kookaburra Type VI1995-P Silver Royal Visit PrivyTwo Dollar1,500          Kookaburra Type VI1995-P Silver World Vision PrivyTwo Dollar15,000          Kookaburra Type VIII1997-P SilverTwo Dollar32,896          Kookaburra Type IX1998-P SilverTwo Dollar21,184          Kookaburra Type X1999-P SilverTwo Dollar20,60254545559636566697070Kookaburra Type X1999-P Silver Five Silver Privy MarksTwo Dollar9,999          Kookaburra Type XI2000-P SilverTwo Dollar23,872          Kookaburra Type XII2001-P SilverTwo Dollar17,05054555661666972757677Kookaburra Type XII2001-P Silver Five Silver Privy MarksTwo Dollar10,000          Kookaburra Type XIII2002-P SilverTwo Dollar15,696          Kookaburra Type XIV2003-P SilverTwo Dollar16,663          Kookaburra Type XV2004-P SilverTwo Dollar13,969          Kookaburra Type XVI2005-P SilverTwo Dollar14,082          Kookaburra Type XVII2006-P SilverTwo Dollar12,802          Kookaburra Type XVIII2007-P SilverTwo Dollar13,938          Kookaburra Type XIX2008-P SilverTwo Dollar20,083          Kookaburra Type XX2009-P SilverTwo Dollar20,991          Lunar Rabbit1999-P SilverTwo Dollar12,869          Lunar Rabbit2011-P SilverTwo Dollar99,4945051547395110120140150160Lunar Dragon2000-P SilverTwo Dollar29,110          Lunar Dragon2012-P SilverTwo Dollar118,738          Lunar Snake2001-P SilverTwo Dollar14,062          Lunar Snake2013-P SilverTwo Dollar56,1335556587389100100120120130Lunar Horse2002-P SilverTwo Dollar19,359          Lunar Horse2014-P SilverTwo Dollar61,110          Lunar Goat2003-P SilverTwo Dollar20,466          Lunar Monkey2004-P SilverTwo Dollar18,124          Lunar Rooster2005-P SilverTwo Dollar16,292          Lunar Dog2006-P SilverTwo Dollar17,106          Lunar Pig2007-P SilverTwo Dollar14,180          Lunar Mouse2008-P SilverTwo Dollar16,347          Lunar Ox2009-P SilverTwo dollar6,465          Lunar Tiger2010-P SilverTwo Dollar63,005          Kookaburra Type I1990-P SilverFive Dollar301,50027272937455257646769Kookaburra Type II1991-P SilverFive Dollar301,50027272834394346515254Red Kangaroo1990-P Five Dollar132,308          Grey Kangaroo1991-P GoldFive Dollar114,664120120130130140140140150150150Common Wallaroo1992-P GoldFive Dollar117,333          Nailtailed Wallaby1993-P GoldFive Dollar177,705          Whiptail Wallaby1994-P GoldFive Dollar115,864          Standing Kangaroo2007-P GoldFive dollar14,983          Kangaroo Type IX1995-P GoldFive Dollar84,592          Kangaroo Type X1996-P GoldFive Dollar191,405          Kangaroo Type XI1997-P GoldFive Dollar140,465          Kangaroo Type XII1998-P GoldFive Dollar51,402          Kangaroo1999-P GoldFive Dollar43,147          Kangaroo Type XIV2000-P GoldFive Dollar37,220          Kangaroo Type XV2001-P GoldFive Dollar25,948          Kangaroo Type XVI2002-P GoldFive Dollar21,767          Kangaroo Type XVII2003-P GoldFive Dollar18,426          Kangaroo Type XVIII2004-P GoldFive Dollar15,002          Kangaroo Type XIX2005-P GoldFive Dollar23,106          Kangaroo Type XX2006-P GoldFive Dollar12,299          Kangaroo Type XXII2008-P GoldFive Dollar15,945          Kangaroo Type XXIII2009-P GoldFive Dollar12,161          Kangaroo Type XXIV2010-P GoldFive Dollar1,112          Kangaroo Type XXV2011-P GoldFive Dollar1,093          Lunar Mouse1996-P GoldFive Dollar7,405          Lunar Mouse2008-P GoldFive Dollar5,376          Lunar Ox1997-P GoldFive Dollar7,131          Lunar Ox2009-P GoldFive Dollar5,971          Lunar Tiger1998-P GoldFive Dollar10,427          Lunar Tiger2010-P GoldFive Dollar17,552          Lunar Rabbit1999-P GoldFive Dollar9,642          Lunar Rabbit2011-P GoldFive Dollar22,412120130130150160180190200200210Lunar Dragon2000-P GoldFive Dollar29,325          Lunar Dragon2012-P GoldFive Dollar23,32212012013013014014015015015015012345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849Values 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.