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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.   MintagePR60Training2000-P ProofOne Hundred Dollar30,000 Against the Elements2000-P ProofOne Hundred Dollar30,000 Olympic Logo2000 ProofOne Hundred Dollar30,000 Royal Blue Bell2003 ProofOne Hundred Dollar1,343 Sturts Desert Rose2002 ProofOne Hundred Dollar1,417 Golden Wattle2001 ProofOne Hundred Dollar913 Cooktown Orchid2000 ProofOne Hundred Dollar1,604 Common Heath1999 ProofOne Hundred Dollar1,684 Sturts Desert Pea1998 ProofOne Hundred Dollar1,866 Kangaroo Paw1997 ProofOne Hundred Dollar2,003 Blue Gum1996 ProofOne Hundred Dollar2,254 Waratah1995 ProofOne Hundred Dollar2,506 International Year of the Snake2013 One Hundred Dollar105 Mallee Fowl2005 ProofOne Hundred Fifty Dollar886 Cassowary2004 ProofOne Hundred Fifty Dollar1,017 Royal Blue Bell2003 ProofOne Hundred Fifty Dollar1,105 Sturts Desert Rose2002 ProofOne Hundred Fifty DollarNot Ready Golden Wattle2001 ProofOne Hundred Fifty Dollar1,124 Cooktown Orchid2000 ProofOne Hundred Fifty Dollar1,236 Common Heath1999 ProofOne Hundred Fifty Dollar1,370 Kangaroo Paw1997 ProofOne Hundred Fifty Dollar1,503 Blue Gum1996 ProofOne Hundred Fifty Dollar1,503 Waratah1995 ProofOne Hundred Fifty Dollar1,506 Cockatoo2006 ProofOne Hundred Fifty Dollar966 Cassowary2004 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar987 Participation1993 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar11,708 Bicentenary1988 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar20,000 Arthur Phillip1987 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar20,800 Commonwealth Games1982 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar30,032 Koala Type II1985 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar16,691 Koala Type II1986 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar16,654 Koala Type I1980 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar50,007 Koala Type I1983 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar15,889 Koala Type I1984 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar12,584 Lady Diana1992 ProofTwo Hundred Fifty Dollar1,382 Princess Margaret1992 ProofTwo Hundred Fifty Dollar1,382 Princess Anne1992 ProofTwo Hundred Fifty Dollar1,382 Queen Mother1992 ProofTwo Hundred Fifty Dollar1,382 International Year of the Snake2013 Five Hundred Dollar3 International Year of the Dragon2012 ProofFive Hundred Dollar4 International Year of the Snake2013 ProofThree Thousand Dollar1 International Year of the Dragon2012 ProofThree Thousand Dollar3 Norfolk Island2001 ProofTwenty Cent13,774 Victoria2001 ProofTwenty Cent15,924 South Australia2001 ProofTwenty Cent13,804 Australian Wool2011 ProofTwenty Cent10,500 New South Wales2001 ProofFifty Cent22,923 Diamond Jubilee2012 Silver ProofFifty Cent12,469 Type I2006 Silver ProofTwo Dollar5,829 Year of the Outback2002 ProofFive Dollar19,982 Russell Drysdale2006 ProofFive Dollar6,018 Sidney Nolan2006 ProofFive Dollar6,018 Platypus1990 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar14,616 Emu1991 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar9,560 Echidna1992 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar5,921 Squirrel Glider1993 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar5,000 Frilled Neck Lizard1989 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar24,736 Tasmanian Devil1994 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar5,000 Cockatoo2006 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar987 Gold Kangaroo2008 ProofTen Dollar1,500 International Year of the Ox2009 ProofTwenty-Five Dollar771 Sturts Desert Pea1998 ProofOne Hundred Fifty Dollar1,501 Astronomy2009 ProofTwenty Cent9,599 Mallee Fowl2005 ProofTwo Hundred Dollar923 Diamond Jubilee2012 Gold ProofFifty Cent335 Fantasy Goose1967 Gold ProofDollarUnknown Fantasy Goose1967 Plain EdgeDollarUnknown Swan Pattern2009-P ProofTwenty CentUnknown Dump1988-P Proof SilverTwenty Five Cent100,800 Dump Type II1989-P Proof SilverTwenty Five Cent45,500 Dump Type III1990-P Proof SilverTwenty Five Cent30,000 Square Kookaburra Type I2002-P Proof SilverFifty Cent75,350 Square Kookaburra Type II2003-P Proof SilverFifty Cent75,350 Square Kookaburra Type III2004-P Proof SilverFifty Cent30,350 Square Kookaburra Type IV2005-P Silver ProofFifty Cent30,350 Lion Fish2009-P Proof SilverFifty Cent10,000 Sea Dragon2009-P Proof SilverFifty Cent10,000 Starfish2011-P Proof SilverFifty Cent10,000 Sea Life2011-P Proof SilverFifty Cent10,000 Sea Life2012-P Proof SilverFifty Cent10,000 Sea Life2012-P Proof SilverFifty Cent10,000 Sea Life2012-P Proof SilverFifty Cent10,000 Birds of Australia2013-P Proof SilverFifty Cent10,000 Birds of Australia2013-P Proof SilverFifty Cent10,000 Birds of Australia2013-P Proof SilverFifty Cent10,000 Birds of Australia2013-P Proof SilverFifty Cent10,000 Birds of Australia2013-P Proof SilverFifty Cent10,000 Giraffee2014-P Proof SilverFifty Cent6,000 Orangutan2014-P Proof SilverFifty Cent6,000 Asian Elephant2014-P Proof SilverFifty Cent6,000 Kangaroo2010-P Proof SilverFifty Cent10,000 Sugar Glider2010-P Proof SilverFifty Cent10,000 Dingo2011-P Proof SilverFifty CentUnknown Bilby2011-P Proof SilverFifty CentUnknown Koala2011-P Proof SilverFifty CentUnknown Kookaburra2012-P Proof SilverFifty CentUnknown Wombat2013-P Proof SilverFifty CentUnknown Platypus2013-P Proof SilverFifty CentUnknown Lunar Rabbit1999-P Proof SilverFifty Cent6,500 Lunar Dragon2000-P Proof SilverFifty Cent6,500 Lunar Dragon2012-P Proof Silver ColourisedFifty Cent10,000 Lunar Snake2001-P Proof SilverFifty Cent6,500 Lunar Snake2013-P Proof SilverFifty CentUnknown Lunar Snake2013-P Proof Silver ColourisedFifty CentUnknown Lunar Horse2002-P Proof SilverFifty Cent6,500 Lunar Horse2014-P Proof SilverFifty CentUnknown Lunar Horse2014-P Proof Silver ColourisedFifty CentUnknown Lunar Goat2003-P Proof SilverFifty Cent6,500 Lunar Goat2015-P Proof SilverFifty CentUnknown Lunar Goat2015-P Proof Silver ColourisedFifty CentUnknown Lunar Monkey2004-P Proof SilverFifty Cent6,500 Lunar Monkey2016-P Proof SilverFifty CentUnknown Lunar Monkey2016-P Proof Silver ColourisedFifty CentUnknown Lunar Rooster2005-P Proof SilverFifty Cent6,000 Lunar Dog2006-P Proof SilverFifty Cent6,000 Lunar Pig2007-P Proof SilverFifty Cent6,000 Holey Dollar Type I1988-P Proof SilverOne Dollar100,800 Holey Dollar Type II1989-P Proof SilverOne Dollar45,500 Holey Dollar Type III1990-P Proof SilverOne Dollar30,000 Millenium2000-P Proof SilverOne Dollar30,000 Millenium2001-P Proof SilverOne Dollar30,000 Accession of Elizabeth II2002-P Proof SilverOne Dollar40,000 Coronation of Elizabeth II2003-P Proof SilverOne Dollar40,000 Golden Pipeline2003-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,000 21st Birthday of Prince William2003-P Proof SilverOne Dollar12,500 First Moon Walk2004-P Proof SilverOne Dollar40,000 Eureka Stockade2004-P Proof SilverOne Dollar12,500 Mawson Station2004-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 Leopard Seal2005-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 Edgeworth David Base2006-P Proof Silver ColourisedOne Dollar7,500 Davis Station2007-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 Humpback Whale2008-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 South Magnetic Pole2009-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,516 Husky2010-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 Killer Whale2011-P Proof SilverOne DollarUnknown Emperor Penguin2012-P Proof SilverOne DollarUnknown End of WWII 60th Anniversary2005-P Proof SilverOne Dollar25,750 Australia Reverse2005-P Proof SilverOne Dollar15,000 New Zealand Reverse2005-P Proof SilverOne Dollar15,000 Australian Open Centenary2005-P Proof SilverOne Dollar10,000 21st Birthday of Prince Henry2005-P Proof SilverOne Dollar12,500 PGA Golf Open Centenary2005-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 100 Years of Rotary2005-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 Cocos Keeling Islands2005-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 Figures of Note2006-P Proof Silver Queen Elizabeth IIOne Dollar2,500 Figures of Note2006-P Proof Silver Queen Elizabeth II Gold PlatedOne Dollar1,000 John Macarthur and William Farrer2006-P Proof SilverOne Dollar2,500 John Macarthur and William Farrer2006-P Proof Silver Gold PlatedOne Dollar1,000 Sir Joseph Banks and Caroline Chisholm2006-P Proof SilverOne Dollar2,500 Sir Joseph Banks and Caroline Chisholm2006-P Proof Silver Gold PlatedOne Dollar1,000 Francis Greenway and Henry Lawson2006-P Proof SilverOne Dollar2,500 Francis Greenway and Henry Lawson2006-P Proof Silver Gold PlatedOne Dollar1,000 Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Lawrence Hargarve2006-P Proof SilverOne Dollar2,500 Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Lawrence Hargarve2006-P Proof Silver Gold PlatedOne Dollar1,000 Melbourne2006-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,923 Uluru2006-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,938 Canberra2006-P Proof SilverOne Dollar4,926 Perth2006-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 Great Barrier Reef2006-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,751 Gold Coast2007-P Proof SilverOne Dollar4,558 Phillip Island2007-P Proof SilverOne Dollar4,668 Port Arthur2007-P Proof SilverOne Dollar6,105 Adelaide2007-P Proof SilverOne Dollar6,376 Sydney2007-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,945 Broome2008-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,251 Darwin2008-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,318 Brisbane2008-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 Hobart2008-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,257 Kakadu2008-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,252 Kangaroo2009-P Proof SilverOne Dollar6,909 Dolphin2009-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,981 King Brown Snake2009-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,588 Brolga2009-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,871 Echidna2009-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,545 Frilled Neck Lizard2010-P Proof SilverOne Dollar4,210 Koala2010-P Proof SilverOne Dollar4,812 Platypus2010-P Proof SilverOne Dollar4,251 Platypus2010-P Proof SilverOne Dollar4,619 Common Wombat2010-P Proof SilverOne Dollar4,190 Dingo2011-P Proof SilverOne DollarUnknown Emu2011-P Proof SilverOne DollarUnknown Kookaburra2011-P Proof SilverOne DollarUnknown Great White Shark2011-P Proof SilverOne DollarUnknown Tasmanian Devil2011-P Proof SilverOne DollarUnknown Kookaburra2012-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 Discover Australia2012-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 Discover Australia2012-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 Discover Australia2012-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 Discover Australiaq2012-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 Discover Australia2012-P Proof SilverOne Dollar7,500 Discover Australia2013-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,000 Discover Australia2013-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,000 Deadly and Dangerous2006-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,000 Deadly and Dangerous2007-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,000 Deadly and Dangerous2008-P Proof SilverOne Dollar2,500 Deadly and Dangerous2009-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,000 Deadly and Dangerous2010-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,000 Deadly and Dangerous2011-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,000 Deadly and Dangerous2012-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,000 Deadly and Dangerous2013-P Proof SilverOne Dollar5,000 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.