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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.  MintageVG8F12VF20XF40AU50AU55AU58MS62Jubilee Head1891-S 2,596,0006106306707708208509001,000Jubilee Head1892-S 2,837,000590600620670690700720860Jubilee Head1892-M 3,488,750600610640700710760830870Jubilee Head1893-S 1,498,0006106306707708208408601,000Jubilee Head1893-M 1,649,352590600620680700720740870Old Head1893-S 1,346,0006006206507307707908501,400Old Head1893-M 1,914,4005805906106506706806903,100Old Head1894-S 3,067,000590600630690720730740820Old Head1894-M 4,166,874590600630690700710710880Old Head1895-S 2,758,000590600610660680690700870Old Head1895-M 4,165,869590600610660680730740830Old Head1896-S 2,544,000590600630690700710710910Old Head1896-M 4,456,932570570580590590600610720Old Head1897-S 2,532,0005906006106606806907001,100Old Head1897-M 5,130,565590600630690720740740750Old Head1898-S 2,548,0005906006206606907007101,100Old Head1898-M 5,509,138580590610650670680690860Old Head1899-S 3,259,000570570580610640660680820Old Head1899-P 690,9925906006306907309009502,700Old Head1899-M 5,579,157590590610660680690690730Old Head1900-S 3,586,000590600620670690700730920Old Head1900-P 1,886,0895805906106506706806901,000Old Head1900-M 4,305,904590600610660680690750830Old Head1901-S 3,012,000590600620670690700710880Old Head1901-P 2,889,3335906006206606907007101,000Old Head1901-M 3,987,701570580580600600690690750Edward VII1902-S 2,813,000580590610650670680690980Edward VII1902-P 4,289,1225906006206706907007101,400Edward VII1902-M 4,467,157590600630690720730740920Edward VII1903-S 2,806,000570570580610640660680710Edward VII1903-P 4,674,783580590610660680690690830Edward VII1903-M 3,521,780590600620670690690700720Edward VII1904-S 2,896,000590600620680700710730780Edward VII1904-P 4,506,7565805906106506706806902,100Edward VII1904-M 3,743,897570570580610650670690750Edward VII1905-S 2,778,000570570580610640660680800Edward VII1905-P 4,876,193590600620680750810840860Edward VII1905-M 3,633,838570570580610640660680770Edward VII1906-S 2,792,0005705806007408901,0001,0001,200Edward VII1906-P 4,829,817580590610650670680690710Edward VII1906-M 3,657,853590590610660680690700800Edward VII1907-S 2,539,000580590600630640650660800Edward VII1907-P 4,972,289570570580630680710730760Edward VII1907-M 3,332,691580590610650670680690770Edward VII1908-S 2,017,000590600620670690710740870Edward VII1908-P 4,875,617580590610650670680690750Edward VII1908-M 3,080,148570570570570570570570740Edward VII1909-S 2,057,000570570580610650670680720Edward VII1909-P 4,524,241590600610660680690700840Edward VII1909-M 3,029,538580590610650670680690740Edward VII1910-S 2,135,000570570580610640660680720Edward VII1910-P 4,690,6255906006206807007007101,000Edward VII1910-M 3,054,547570570570580580580590710George V Large Head1911-S 2,519,000580590610650670680690780George V Large Head1911-P 4,373,1655705806007108309109701,000George V Large Head1911-M 2,851,451580590610650670680690700George V Large Head1912-S 2,227,000580590610660680690690770George V Large Head1912-P 4,278,144580590610650670680690700George V Large Head1912-M 2,469,257570570580630670700720760George V Large Head1913-S 2,249,000570570570590610630630650George V Large Head1913-P 4,635,287590600620670690690700790George V Large Head1913-M 2,323,180570570580610640660670690George V Large Head1914-S 1,774,000570570580610640660670690George V Large Head1914-P 4,815,996580590610650670680690830George V Large Head1914-M 2,012,029570570580620650670690710George V Large Head1915-S 1,346,000570570580610640660680700George V Large Head1915-P 4,373,596570570580610640660670690George V Large Head1915-M 1,637,839570570570590600610620650George V Large Head1916-S 1,242,000570570580630670700720750George V Large Head1916-P 4,096,721580590610650670680690740George V Large Head1916-M 1,272,634570570580640690730750790George V Large Head1917-S 1,666,000570570580610650670680700George V Large Head1917-P 4,110,286580590610650670680690730George V Large Head1917-M 934,469570570580610640660670690George V Large Head1918-S 3,716,000570570580610640660670690George V Large Head1918-P 3,812,884580590610650670680690700George V Large Head1918-M 4,809,493570570580610640660670690George V Large Head1919-S 1,835,000570570580610640660680710George V Large Head1919-P 2,995,216590590610660680690700710George V Large Head1919-M 514,2576006106407107507707801,300George V Large Head1920-S 360,000*1.902.904.90101954140830George V Large Head1920-P 2,421,196580590610650670680690730George V Large Head1920-M 530,2661,8002,5003,8007,1008,7009,50010,00012,000George V Large Head1921-S 839,0006006206901,1001,9002,5003,1004,100George V Large Head1921-P 2,314,360590610640710740760870910George V Large Head1921-M 240,1211,0001,2001,8004,80011,00021,00033,00067,000George V Large Head1922-S 578,0005705805907008108809301,000George V Large Head1922-P 2,298,884580590610650670680690730George V Large Head1922-M 608,3067208101,0002,5005,5009,10013,00022,000George V Large Head1923-S 416,0007308301,0002,7006,10010,00015,00027,000George V Large Head1923-P 2,124,154590600620670690710710840George V Large Head1923-M 511,129600610640710740760770880George V Large Head1924-S 394,0009101,0001,4002,3002,7002,8002,9004,700George V Large Head1924-P 1,464,4165906006206807007207201,600George V Large Head1924-M 278,140570570570590610620630640George V Large Head1925-S 5,632,000570570580610640660670690George V Large Head1925-P 1,837,9016006206507307707908001,300George V Large Head1925-M 3,311,662570580580600600610610730George V Large Head1926-S 1,031,050*6,5009,40015,00030,00037,00041,00042,00049,000George V Large Head1926-P 1,313,5787909001,1001,6001,9002,1002,6003,10012345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849Values 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.