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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
   MintageVG8F12VF20XF40AU50AU55AU58MS62MS63MS64Red Kangaroo2009-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar3,452          Koala Type III1997-P PlatinumTwo Hundred Dollar141          Koala Type V1993-P PlatinumTwo Hundred Dollar1,873          Koala Type VI1994-P PlatinumTwo Hundred Dollar956          Koala Type VII1995-P PlatinumTwo Hundred Dollar216          Koala Type VIII1996-P PlatinumTwo Hundred Dollar229          Koala Type X1998-P PlatinumTwo Hundred Dollar56          Koala Type XI1999-P PlatinumTwo Hundred Dollar153          Koala Type XII2000-P PlatinumTwo Hundred Dollar72          Lunar Dog2006-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar2,460          Lunar Mouse2008 GoldTwo Hundred Dollar677          Lunar Tiger2010-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar5,340          Lunar Rabbit2011-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar4,209          Lunar Dragon2000-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar2,342          Lunar Dragon2012-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar5,986          Lunar Snake2001-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar1,295          Lunar Snake2013-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar6,6935,1005,1005,1005,3005,5005,7005,7005,9005,9005,900Lunar Horse2002-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar1,291          Lunar Horse2014-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar2,162          Lunar Goat2003-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar1,355          Lunar Monkey2004-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar1,470          Lunar Rooster2005-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar2,129          Lunar Pig2007-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar3,613          Lunar Ox2009-P GoldTwo Hundred Dollar1,338          Lunar Dog2006-P SilverThree Hundred Dollar78          Lunar Pig2007-P SilverThree Hundred Dollar105          Lunar Mouse2008-P SilverThirty Dollar35          Lunar Ox2009-P SilverThree Hundred Dollar46          Lunar Tiger2010-P SilverThree Hundred Dollar173          Lunar Rabbit2011-P SilverThree Hundred Dollar173          Lunar Dragon2012-P SilverThree Hundred Dollar234          Lunar Snake2013-P SilverThree Hundred Dollar200          Red Kangaroo1991-P GoldFive Hundred Dollar4915,1005,1005,1005,4005,6005,8005,9006,0006,1006,100Koala Type IV1992-P PlatinumFive Hundred DollarUnknown          Red Kangaroo1992-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar3,477          Red Kangaroo1993-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar911          Red Kangaroo1994-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar751          Red Kangaroo1995-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar975          Red Kangaroo1996-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar1,358          Red Kangaroo1997-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar961          Red Kangaroo1998-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar678          Red Kangaroo1999-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar512          Red Kangaroo2001-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar328          Red Kangaroo2002-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar185          Red Kangaroo2003-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar239          Red Kangaroo2004-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar252          Red Kangaroo2005-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar437          Red Kangaroo2006-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar499          Red Kangaroo2007-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar504          Red Kangaroo2008-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar615          Red Kangaroo2009-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar943          Koala Type III1997-P PlatinumOne Thousand DollarUnknown          Koala Type V1993-P PlatinumOne Thousand Dollar446          Koala Type VI1994-P PlatinumOne Thousand Dollar85          Koala Type VII1995-P PlatinumOne Thousand Dollar7          Koala Type VIII1996-P PlatinumOne Thousand Dollar13          Koala Type X1998-P PlatinumOne Thousand Dollar9          Koala Type XI1999-P PlatinumOne Thousand Dollar9          Koala Type XI2000-P PlatinumOne Thousand Dollar6          Lunar Dragon2000-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar214          Lunar Dragon2012-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar1,087          Lunar Snake2001-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar153          Lunar Snake2013-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar981          Lunar Horse2002-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar191          Lunar Horse2014-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar651          Lunar Goat2003-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar153          Lunar Monkey2004-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar265          Lunar Rooster2005-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar240          Lunar Dog2006-P GoldOne Thousand DollarUnknown          Lunar Dog2006-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar195          Lunar Pig2007-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar192          Lunar Mouse2008-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar128          Lunar Ox2009-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar153          Lunar Tiger2010-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar267          Lunar Rabbit2011-P GoldOne Thousand Dollar641          Red Kangaroo1991-P GoldTwo Thousand Five Hundred Dollar5,324          Koala Type IV1992-P PlatinumTwo Thousand Five Hundred DollarUnknown          Red Kangaroo1992-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar5,108          Red Kangaroo1993-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar1,007          Red Kangaroo1994-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar2,533          Red Kangaroo1995-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar850          Red Kangaroo1996-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar463          Red Kangaroo1997-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar808          Red Kangaroo1998-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar1,487          Red Kangaroo1999-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar397          Red Kangaroo2000-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar132          Red Kangaroo2001-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar113          Red Kangaroo2002-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar61          Red Kangaroo2003-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar133          Red Kangaroo2004-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar120          Red Kangaroo2005-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar189          Red Kangaroo2006-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar155          Red Kangaroo2007-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar131          Red Kangaroo2008-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar185          Red Kangaroo2009-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar140          Red Kangaroo2010-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar149          Red Kangaroo2011-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar143          Red Kangaroo2012-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar191          Red Kangaroo2013-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar311          Red Kangaroo2014-P GoldThree Thousand Dollar92          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.