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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
   MintageVG8F12VF20XF40AU50AU55AU58MS62MS63MS64Koala Type I1989-P PlatinumFifty Dollar49,245          Koala Type II1990-P PlatinumFifty Dollar2,358          Koala Type III1991-P PlatinumFifty Dollar5,773          Koala Type IV1992-P PlatinumFifty Dollar5,451          Koala Type V1993-P PlatinumFifty Dollar7,878          Koala Type VI1994-P PlatinumFifty Dollar5,716          Koala Type VII1995-P PlatinumFifty Dollar3,431          Koala Type VIII1996-P PlatinumFifty Dollar2,778          Koala Type IX1997-P PlatinumFifty Dollar1,536          Koala Type X1998-P PlatinumFifty Dollar1,028          Koala Type XI1999-P PlatinumFifty Dollar983          Koala Type XII2000-P PlatinumFifty Dollar553          Lunar Monkey2004-P GoldFifty Dollar4,228          Lunar Rooster2005-P GoldFifty Dollar4,506          Lunar Dog2006-P GoldFifty Dollar5,767          Lunar Pig2007-P GoldFifty Dollar7,694          Lunar Mouse2008-P GoldFifty Dollar3,474          Lunar Ox2009-P GoldFifty Dollar5,054          Lunar Tiger2010-P GoldFifty Dollar9,7811,2001,2001,2001,3001,4001,4001,4001,4001,4001,500Lunar Rabbit2011-P GoldFifty Dollar8,885          Lunar Dragon2012-P GoldFifty Dollar19,370          Lunar Snake2013-P GoldFifty Dollar14,681          Lunar Horse2014-P GoldFifty Dollar9,289          Welcome Stranger1987-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar131,264          Welcome Stranger1988-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar128,461          Welcome Stranger1989-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar189,321          Red Kangaroo1990-P One Hundred Dollar300,0002,5002,5002,5002,7002,8002,8002,9002,9003,0003,000Grey Kangaroo1991-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar130,522          Common Wallaroo1992-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar111,922          Nailtailed Wallaby1993-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar300,000          Kangaroo Type IX1995-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar170,015          Whiptail Wallaby1994-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar135,876          Kangaroo Type X1996-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar286,737          Kangaroo Type XI1997-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar231,013          Kangaroo Type XII1998-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar143,623          Kangaroo Type XIII1999-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar127,051          Kangaroo Type XIV2000-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar65,556          Kangaroo Type XIV2001-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar31,206          Kangaroo Type XVI2002-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar44,168          Kangaroo Type XVII2003-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar46,554          Kangaroo Type XVIII2004-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar61,278          Kangaroo Type XIX2005-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar68,428          Kangaroo Type XX2006-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar49,991          Kangaroo Type XXII2008-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar63,429          Kangaroo Type XXIII2009-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar298,0162,5002,5002,5002,7002,8002,8002,9002,9002,9003,000Kangaroo Type XXIV2010-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar152,2292,5002,5002,6002,7002,8002,9002,9003,0003,0003,000Kangaroo Type XXV2011-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar190,681          Kangaroo Type XXVI2012-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar198,207          Kangaroo Type XXVII2013-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar341,4172,5002,5002,5002,7002,8002,8002,9002,9003,0003,000Kangaroo Type XXVIII2014-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar105,021          Standing Kangaroo2007-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar46,891          Koala Type I1988-P PlatinumOne Hundred Dollar61,682          Koala Type I1989-P PlatinumOne Hundred Dollar79,043          Koala Type II1990-P PlatinumOne Hundred Dollar28,121          Koala Type III1991-P PlatinumOne Hundred Dollar52,106          Koala Type IV1992-P PlatinumOne Hundred Dollar44,920          Koala Type V1993-P PlatinumOne Hundred Dollar59,872          Koala Type VI1994-P PlatinumOne Hundred Dollar73,129          Koala Type VII1995-P PlatinumOne Hundred Dollar31,416          Koala Type VIII1996-P PlatinumOne Hundred Dollar23,761          Koala Type IX1997-P PlatinumOne Hundred Dollar41,153          Koala Type X1998-P PlatinumOne Hundred Dollar4,943          Koala Type XI1999-P PlatinumOne Hundred Dollar4,221          Koala Type XI2000-P PlatinumOne Hundred Dollar2,048          Lunar Mouse1996-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar16,593          Lunar Mouse2008-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar30,0002,5002,5002,5002,6002,7002,8002,8002,9002,9002,900Lunar Ox1997-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar13,709          Lunar Ox2009-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar30,0002,5002,5002,5002,6002,7002,8002,8002,9002,9002,900Lunar Tiger1998-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar16,9072,5002,5002,5002,6002,7002,8002,8002,9002,9002,900Lunar Tiger2010-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar30,0002,5002,5002,5002,6002,6002,6002,6002,7002,7002,700Lunar Rabbit1999-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar18,261          Lunar Rabbit2011-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar30,000          Lunar Dragon2000-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar30,0002,5002,5002,5002,7002,8002,9002,9003,0003,0003,000Lunar Dragon2012-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar30,000          Lunar Snake2001-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar30,0002,5002,5002,5002,6002,7002,8002,8002,9002,9002,900Lunar Snake2013-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar30,000          Lunar Horse2002-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar30,000          Lunar Horse2014-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar30,000          Lunar Goat2003-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar16,775          Lunar Monkey2004-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar16,868          Lunar Rooster2005-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar19,729          Lunar Dog2006-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar26,334          Lunar Pig2007-P GoldOne Hundred Dollar18,1492,5002,5002,5002,6002,7002,8002,8002,9002,9002,900Red Kangaroo1992-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar7,563          Red Kangaroo1993-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar990          Red Kangaroo1994-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar8,4085,1005,1005,2005,6006,0006,2006,4006,7006,7006,800Red Kangaroo1995-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar6,561          Red Kangaroo1996-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar7,633          Red Kangaroo1997-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar11,388          Red Kangaroo1998-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar4,071          Red Kangaroo2000-P GoldTwo Hundred DollarUnknown          Red Kangaroo1999-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar3,947          Red Kangaroo2001-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar1,981          Red Kangaroo2002-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar1,633          Red Kangaroo2003-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar2,072          Red Kangaroo2004-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar1,766          Red Kangaroo2005-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar2,208          Red Kangaroo2006-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar2,760          Red Kangaroo2007-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar2,398          Red Kangaroo2008-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar3,671          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.