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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
   MintagePR60PR61PR62PR63PR64PR65Elizabeth II1962 ProofShilling2,0169497100100100110Elizabeth II1963 ProofShilling5,0424750535760100George V1911 Matte ProofFlorin2      George V1914-H ProofFlorin4 Known190,000220,000260,000300,000360,000420,000George V1915-H ProofFlorin2 Known      George V1920-* PatternFlorin7 Known      George V1923 ProofFlorinUnknown      George V1924 ProofFlorinUnknown      George V1925 ProofFlorinUnknown      George V1926 ProofFlorinUnknown      George V1927 ProofFlorinUnknown      George V1928 ProofFlorin3 Known16,00018,00020,00023,00026,00029,000George V1931 ProofFlorinUnknown      George V1934 ProofFlorin505,4006,0006,6007,3008,10011,000George V1936 ProofFlorinUnknown      George VI1937 Uniface PatternFlorin15 Known      George VI1938 ProofFlorin100*3,0004,1005,6007,80010,00012,000George VI1939 ProofFlorinUnknown      George VI1945 ProofFlorinUnknown      George VI1947 ProofFlorinUnknown      George VI1951 ProofFlorinUnknown      George VI1952 ProofFlorinUnknown      Elizabeth II1953 ProofFlorin12      Elizabeth II1956 ProofFlorin1,000100110110110120290Elizabeth II1957 ProofFlorin1,256150160160170180390Elizabeth II1958 ProofFlorin1,506140140150150160180Elizabeth II1959 ProofFlorin1,506220230240250260340Elizabeth II1960 ProofFlorin1,5098790929598120Elizabeth II1961 ProofFlorin1,506100110110110120330Elizabeth II1962 ProofFlorin2,01690929598160280Elizabeth II1963 ProofFlorin5,042929598100120150Canberra1927 Matte ProofFlorin2 Known      Canberra1927 ProofFlorin4009,70010,00012,00013,00015,00016,000Canberra1927 Uniface obverseFlorin2 Known      Melbourne Centenary1934-35 ProofFlorin50 sold15,00017,00019,00021,00024,00027,000Melbourne Centenary1934-35 Proof of RecordFlorinEst 6      Jubilee1951 Cupro-Nickel PatternFlorin4 Known22,00025,00029,00032,00036,00040,000Jubilee1951 Cupro-Nickel Pattern (obv tooled)FlorinUnique      Royal Visit1954 ProofFlorinUnknown11,00012,00014,00015,00023,00036,000George VI1937 ProofCrown105*9,00010,00011,00012,00013,00015,000George VI1938 ProofCrown100*      Type I1966 ProofOne Cent18,066262626272730Type I1966 London Mint ProofOne CentUnknown      Type I1969 ProofOne Cent13,056242525252526Type I1970 ProofOne Cent15,368303031313132Type I1971 ProofOne Cent10,066464748495152Type I1972 ProofOne Cent10,272222223232323Type I1973 ProofOne Cent10,090212121212121Type I1974 ProofOne Cent10,918222222222323Type I1975 ProofOne Cent23,021151515151515Type I1976 ProofOne Cent21,200212121222222Type I1977 ProofOne Cent55,006242525252526Type I1978 ProofOne Cent38,519202020212121Type I1979 ProofOne Cent36,006272828293031Type I1980 ProofOne Cent68,000151515161616Type I1981 ProofOne Cent86,100141414141416Type I1982 ProofOne Cent100,000151515161616Type I1983 ProofOne Cent80,000222323232323Type I1984 ProofOne Cent61,000192020202021Type I2006 Silver ProofOne Cent5,829      Type II1985 ProofOne Cent74,089313132323233Type II1986 ProofOne Cent67,000202020202020Type II1987 ProofOne Cent69,684151515151515Type II1988 ProofOne Cent104,518343435353637Type II1989 ProofOne Cent72,618252525262626Type II1990 ProofOne Cent53,000222222222323Type II1991 ProofOne Cent41,590293030303131Type II1991 Silver ProofOne Cent25,000505153545556Type III2006 Gold ProofOne Cent300      Type III2006 ProofOne Cent45,373353636373838Type III2010 ProofOne Cent400460490520550580620Type III2011 Silver ProofOne Cent3,014      Gold Miniature2012 ProofOne Cent1,999160170170180180190Type I1969 ProofTwo Cent13,056272828282929Type I1970 ProofTwo Cent15,368212121212222Type I1966 ProofTwo Cent18,066252626262727Type I1966 London Mint ProofTwo CentUnknown      Type I1971 ProofTwo Cent10,066232424242425Type I1972 ProofTwo Cent10,272525355565759Type I1973 ProofTwo Cent10,090474849505253Type I1974 ProofTwo Cent10,918242525252526Type I1975 ProofTwo Cent23,021292929303030Type I1977 ProofTwo Cent55,006151616161616Type I1978 ProofTwo Cent38,519151515151515Type I1979 ProofTwo Cent36,006161616161616Type I1980 ProofTwo Cent68,000171717171718Type I1981 ProofTwo Cent86,100141414141417Type I1982 ProofTwo Cent100,000181818181819Type I1983 ProofTwo Cent80,000313132323233Type I1984 ProofTwo Cent61,000202020212121Type I2006 Silver ProofTwo Cent5,829*383940404142Type II1985 ProofTwo Cent74,089161616161617Type II1986 ProofTwo Cent67,000181818181820Type II1987 ProofTwo Cent69,684252626262727Type II1988 ProofTwo Cent104,518191919191920Type II1989 ProofTwo Cent72,618232323232424Type II1990 ProofTwo Cent53,000202020202121Type II1991 ProofTwo Cent41,590181819191919Type III2006 Silver ProofTwo Cent5,829*      Type III2006 Gold ProofTwo Cent300      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.