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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.   MintagePR60Type II1993 ProofTwenty Cent46,0008.80Type II1994 ProofTwenty Cent39,0047.30Type II1995 ProofTwenty Cent55,2418.20Type II1996 ProofTwenty Cent45,5207Type II1997 ProofTwenty Cent36,1606.90Type II1998 ProofTwenty Cent37,4948.20Type III2015 ProofTwenty CentUnknown3.80Type III1998 Silver ProofTwenty Cent15,00019Type III1999 ProofTwenty Cent34,7635.40Type III2000 ProofTwenty Cent85,5615.80Type III2001 Gold ProofTwenty Cent650 Type III2001 ProofTwenty Cent74,5808.70Type III2002 ProofTwenty Cent53,5107.60Type III2004 ProofTwenty Cent66,0006.30Type III2004 Silver ProofTwenty Cent6,50029Type III2005 ProofTwenty CentUnknown Type III2006 Gold ProofTwenty Cent300 Type III2006 ProofTwenty Cent60,5007.60Type III2007 ProofTwenty Cent43,1336.40Type III2008 ProofTwenty Cent40,6126.70Type III2009 ProofTwenty Cent35,5646.20Type III2009 Silver ProofTwenty Cent2,225 Type III2010 Gold ProofTwenty Cent450 Type III2010 ProofTwenty Cent22,9467.30Type III2010 Silver ProofTwenty Cent1,600 Type III2011 ProofTwenty Cent26,8977.70Type III2011 Silver ProofTwenty Cent2,072 Type III2012 ProofTwenty Cent31,4458.30Type III2012 Silver ProofTwenty Cent1,400 Type III2013 Gold Overlaid ProofTwenty Cent15,44017Type III2013 ProofTwenty Cent8,500650 Yrs Decimal Currency2016 ProofTwenty CentUnknown6.60Type III2014 ProofTwenty CentUnknown3.80Type III2014 Silver ProofTwenty CentUnknown4.60Type III2016 ProofTwenty CentUnknown3.80Round Type I1966 London Mint ProofFifty CentUnknown Round Type I1966 ProofFifty Cent18,06661Round Type I2006 Silver ProofFifty Cent5,82938Type III Round2006 Gold ProofFifty Cent300 Type III Round2006 Silver ProofFifty Cent45,37347Type III Round2010 ProofFifty Cent400 Dodecagonal Type I1969 ProofFifty Cent13,05629Dodecagonal Type I1971 ProofFifty Cent10,06618Dodecagonal Type I1972 ProofFifty Cent10,27225Dodecagonal Type I1973 ProofFifty Cent10,09021Dodecagonal Type I1974 ProofFifty Cent10,91815Dodecagonal Type I1975 ProofFifty Cent23,02110Dodecagonal Type I1976 ProofFifty Cent21,20010Dodecagonal Type I1978 ProofFifty Cent38,5197.80Dodecagonal Type I1979 Double Bar ProofFifty Cent36,00625Dodecagonal Type I1979 ProofFifty CentIncl. in above9.90Dodecagonal Type I1980 ProofFifty Cent68,0008.20Dodecagonal Type I1981 ProofFifty Cent86,1008.20Dodecagonal Type I1983 ProofFifty Cent80,0009.80Dodecagonal Type I1984 ProofFifty Cent61,0007Dodecagonal Type II1986 ProofFifty Cent67,0007.90Dodecagonal Type II1987 ProofFifty Cent69,6847.90Dodecagonal Type II1989 ProofFifty Cent72,6187.10Dodecagonal Type II1990 ProofFifty Cent53,00012Dodecagonal Type II1992 ProofFifty Cent56,3679.10Dodecagonal Type II1993 ProofFifty Cent46,00010Dodecagonal Type II1996 ProofFifty Cent45,52012Dodecagonal Type II1997 ProofFifty Cent36,1609.30Dodecagonal Type III1999 ProofFifty Cent34,76310Dodecagonal Type III2004 ProofFifty Cent66,0009.30Dodecagonal Type III2004 Silver ProofFifty Cent6,50032Dodecagonal Type III2006 ProofFifty Cent15,12716Dodecagonal Type III2007 Gold ProofFifty Cent300 Dodecagonal Type III2007 ProofFifty Cent43,13311Dodecagonal Type III2007 Silver ProofFifty Cent3,475 Dodecagonal Type III2008 ProofFifty Cent40,6129.80Dodecagonal Type III2008 Silver ProofFifty Cent3,600 Dodecagonal Type III2009 Gold ProofFifty Cent600 Dodecagonal Type III2009 ProofFifty Cent41,56414Dodecagonal Type III2009 Silver ProofFifty Cent2,225 Dodecagonal Type III2010 Gold ProofFifty Cent450 Dodecagonal Type III2010 ProofFifty Cent22,54612Dodecagonal Type III2010 Silver ProofFifty Cent1,600 Dodecagonal Type III2011 ProofFifty Cent26,89713Dodecagonal Type III2011 Silver ProofFifty Cent2,072 Dodecagonal Type III2012 Gold Overlaid ProofFifty Cent20,17518Dodecagonal Type III2012 ProofFifty Cent11,2706.80Dodecagonal Type III2012 Silver ProofFifty Cent1,400 Dodecagonal Type III2013 ProofFifty Cent23,94010Dodecagonal Type III2015 ProofFifty CentUnknown11Dodecagonal Type III2015 Gilt ProofFifty CentUnknown32Captain Cook1970 ProofFifty Cent15,50821Captain Cook1989 Silver ProofFifty Cent24,99934Silver Jubilee1977 ProofFifty Cent55,00613Silver Jubilee1989 Silver ProofFifty Cent24,99940Royal Wedding1989 Silver ProofFifty Cent24,99945Commonwealth Games1982 ProofFifty Cent100,00010Commonwealth Games1989 Silver ProofFifty Cent24,99932Bicentenary1988 ProofFifty Cent129,51810Bicentenary1988 Silver ProofFifty Cent24,97029Bicentenary1989 Silver ProofFifty Cent24,99931Decimal Coinage1991 ProofFifty Cent41,59015Decimal Coinage1991 Silver ProofFifty Cent25,00036Year of the Family1994 ProofFifty Cent39,00413Weary Dunlop1995 ProofFifty Cent55,4211112345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849Values 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.