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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 Snake2001-P GoldFive Dollar19,738          Lunar Snake2013-P GoldFive Dollar15,598          Lunar Horse2002-P GoldFive Dollar27,338          Lunar Horse2014-P GoldFive Dollar10,375120120130130140140140150150150Lunar Goat2003-P GoldFive Dollar17,892          Lunar Monkey2004-P GoldFive Dollar15,002120130130150170190200210220220Lunar Rooster2005-P GoldFive Dollar18,220          Lunar Dog2006-P GoldFive Dollar15,737          Lunar Pig2007-P GoldFive Dollar10,308          Koala Type II1990-P PlatinumFive Dollar10,123          Koala Type III1991-P PlatinumFive Dollar10,080          Koala Type IV1992-P PlatinumFive Dollar6,501          Koala Type V1993-P PlatinumFive Dollar8,242          Koala Type VI1994-P PlatinumFive Dollar8,699          Koala Type VII1995-P PlatinumFive Dollar11,9316364668094100110120120130Koala Type VIII1996-P PlatinumFive Dollar5,849          Koala Type IX1997-P PlatinumFive Dollar3,148          Koala Type X1998-P PlatinumFive Dollar4,508          Koala Type XI1999-P PlatinumFive Dollar3,432          Koala Type XI2000-P PlatinumFive Dollar2,660          Lunar Monkey2004-P SilverEight Dollar3,592          Lunar Rooster2005-P SilverEight Dollar5,585          Lunar Dog2006-P SilverEight Dollar5,080          Lunar Pig2007-P SilverEight Dollar3,229          Lunar Mouse2008-P SilverEight Dollar3,005          Lunar Ox2009-P SilverEight Dollar4,720          Lunar Tiger2010-P SilverEight Dollar14,553          Lunar Rabbit2011-P SilverEight Dollar8,030          Lunar Dragon2012-P SilverEight Dollar31,6642930356094120150200210230Lunar Snake2013-P SilverEight Dollar20,552          Lunar Horse2014-P SilverEight Dollar5          Kookaburra Type I1992-P SilverTen Dollar29,576          Kookaburra Type I1993-P SilverTen Dollar10,161          Kookaburra Type V1994-P SilverTen Dollar11,231          Kookaburra Type VI1995-P SilverTen Dollar9,894          Kookaburra Type VII1996-P SilverTen Dollar7,557          Kookaburra Type VIII1997-P SilverTen Dollar7,880          Kookaburra Type IX1998-P SilverTen Dollar5,424          Kookaburra Type X1999-P SilverTen Dollar4,012          Kookaburra Type XI2000-P SilverTen Dollar4,790          Kookaburra Type XII2001-P SilverTen Dollar2,766          Kookaburra Type XIII2002-P SilverTen Dollar2,438          Kookaburra Type XIV2003-P SilverTen Dollar3,558          Kookaburra Type XV2004-P SilverTen Dollar2,270          Kookaburra Type XVI2005-P SilverTen Dollar2,112          Kookaburra Type XVII2006-P SilverTen Dollar2,999          Kookaburra Type XVIII2007-P SilverTen Dollar5,993          Kookaburra Type XIX2008-P SilverTen Dollar17,213          Kookaburra Type XX2009-P SilverTen Dollar13,360          Kookaburra Type XXI2010-P SilverTen Dollar18,782          Kookaburra Type XXII2011-P SilverTen Dollar45,901          Kookaburra Type XXIII2012-P SilverTen Dollar25,608          Kookaburra Type XXIV2013-P SilverTen Dollar24,481596271120190250310410450480Kookaburra Type XXV2014-P SilverTen Dollar14,806          Koala Type I2008-P SilverTen Dollar4,367          Koala Type II2009-P SilverTen Dollar6,556          Koala Type III2010-P SilverTen Dollar12,928          Koala Type IV2011-P SilverTen Dollar10,051          Koala Type V2012-P SilverTen Dollar17,132          Koala Type VI2013-P SilverTen Dollar15,642          Koala Type VII2014-P SilverTen Dollar5,959          Lunar Rabbit1999-P SilverTen Dollar2,486          Lunar Rabbit2011-P SilverTen Dollar12,563          Lunar Dragon2000-P SilverTen Dollar7,926596271120190260320430460500Lunar Dragon2012-P SilverTen Dollar47,390586068110170220260340370390Lunar Snake2001-P SilverTen Dollar3,962          Lunar Snake2013-P SilverTen Dollar28,213          Lunar Horse2002-P SilverTen Dollar5,537          Lunar Horse2014-P SilverTen Dollar12,412          Lunar Goat2003-P SilverTen Dollar6,974          Lunar Monkey2004-P SilverTen Dollar3,735          Lunar Rooster2005-P SilverTen Dollar2,775          Lunar Dog2006-P SilverTen Dollar2,813          Lunar Pig2007-P SilverTen Dollar3,061          Lunar Mouse2008-P SilverTen Dollar3,718          Lunar Ox2009-P SilverTen Dollar9,020          Lunar Tiger2010-P SilverTen Dollar16,727          Little Hero1987-P GoldFifteen Dollar165,105          Little Hero1988-P GoldFifteen Dollar97,276          Little Hero1989-P GoldFifteen Dollar122,342          Red Kangaroo1990-P Fifteen Dollar200,000          Grey Kangaroo1991-P GoldFifteen Dollar150,000          Common Wallaroo1992-P GoldFifteen Dollar150,000          Nailtailed Wallaby1993-P GoldFifteen Dollar200,000          Whiptail Wallaby1994-P ProofFifteen Dollar167,987          Kangaroo Type IX1995-P GoldFifteen Dollar124,030          Kangaroo Type X1996-P GoldFifteen Dollar200,000          Kangaroo Type XI1997-P GoldFifteen Dollar200,000250250250270280280290300300300Kangaroo Type XII1998-P GoldFifteen Dollar81,554          Kangaroo Type XIII1999-P GoldFifteen Dollar105,292          Kangaroo Type XIV2000-P GoldFifteen Dollar62,743          Kangaroo Type XV2001-P GoldFifteen Dollar26,332          Kangaroo Type XVI2002-P GoldFifteen Dollar25,600          Kangaroo Type XVII2003-P GoldFifteen Dollar34,575          Kangaroo Type XVIII2004-P GoldFifteen Dollar25,366          Kangaroo Type XIX2005-P GoldFifteen Dollar33,433          Kangaroo Type XX2006-P GoldFifteen Dollar28,453          Kangaroo Type XXII2008-P GoldFifteen Dollar23,357          Kangaroo Type XXIII2009-P GoldFifteen Dollar36,235          Kangaroo Type XXIV2010-P GoldFifteen Dollar39,997          12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849Values 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.