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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
   MintagePR60PR61PR62PR63PR64PR651937 Crown1998 Silver ProofFifty Cent15,0004647484949501918 Sixpence1999 Silver ProofFifty Cent15,000171819212324George VI2000 Silver ProofFifty Cent10,412464748484950Bass and Flinders1998 ProofFifty Cent37,494111214151720Millennium2000 ProofFifty Cent80,561323742505869Centenary of Federation2001 Coloured ProofFifty Cent74,580192225283338Centenary of Federation2001 Gold ProofFifty Cent650      Western Australia2001 ProofFifty Cent14,0289.801012131517South Australia2001 ProofFifty Cent13,8049.801012131517Victoria2001 ProofFifty Cent15,924171922252832Tasmania2001 ProofFifty Cent12,994182124273136Queensland2001 ProofFifty Cent15,910192124283237Northern Territory2001 ProofFifty Cent13,167171922252933Australian Capital Territory2001 ProofFifty Cent15,760171922252833Year of the Outback2002 ProofFifty Cent53,51017192225293350 Years since Accession2002 ProofFifty Cent13,50029333844516050 Years since Coronation2003 ProofFifty Cent6,967353637384041Volunteers2003 ProofFifty Cent53,8898.909.9011121315Volunteers2003 Silver ProofFifty Cent6,500282929303132Student Design2004-B Silver ProofFifty Cent8,203414244464850Remembrance2005 Gold ProofFifty Cent629      Remembrance2005 ProofFifty Cent46,404131517202326Remembrance2005 Silver ProofFifty Cent6,200323334363738Coin Design Competition2005 Silver ProofFifty Cent5,402      2006 Royal Visit2006 Silver ProofFifty Cent6,098      80th Birthday of the Queen2006 Silver ProofFifty Cent6,098      Royal Engagement2010 Gold Overlaid ProofFifty Cent18,4757681869298100Royal Wedding2011 Gold Overlaid ProofFifty Cent8,477525558606467Gold Miniature2012 ProofFifty Cent1,999110120120130130140Ballet2012 Silver ProofFifty Cent5,000      Ying Yen Snake2013 Gold plated ProofFifty Cent3,037      Dodecagonal Type II1985 ProofFifty Cent74,089101113141619Dodecagonal Type III2014 ProofFifty CentUnknown4.705.406.307.50911Dodecagonal Type III2016 ProofFifty CentUnknown5.406.50810121650 Yrs Decimal Currency2016 ProofFifty CentUnknown6.908.5010131621Australia Day2010 Gold Overlaid ProofFifty Cent6,200      Royal Visit2000 Silver ProofFifty Cent18,993333536373940Melbourne Cup Type II2010 Gold Overlaid ProofFifty Cent5,000      Melbourne Cup Type III2010 Gold Overlaid ProofFifty Cent5,000      Type I1984 ProofOne Dollar220,340111213141618Type I2006 Silver ProofOne Dollar5,829262729303234Type II1985 ProofOne Dollar74,089121415171821Type II1987 ProofOne Dollar67,684151618202225Type II1989 ProofOne Dollar72,618101112131416Type II1990 ProofOne Dollar53,000171821232629Type II1990 Silver ProofOne Dollar23,551262729303234Type II1991 ProofOne Dollar41,590121315161820Type II1991 Silver ProofOne Dollar25,000323436384144Type II1992 ProofOne DollarUnknown      Type II1994 ProofOne Dollar39,004141618202225Type II1995 ProofOne Dollar55,241131516182023Type II1998 ProofOne Dollar37,494121315161820Type III2000 ProofOne Dollar80,561182023252932Type III2004 Holographic ProofOne Dollar66,000252932374349Type III2004 Silver ProofOne Dollar6,500      Type III2005 ProofOne DollarUnknown      Type III2006 Gold ProofOne Dollar300      Type III2006 ProofOne Dollar60,500131416182022Type III2007 ProofOne Dollar12,417      Type III2008 ProofOne Dollar15,500111214151719Type III2009 Gold ProofOne Dollar1,000      Type III2009 ProofOne Dollar12,307212427303438Type III2009 Silver ProofOne Dollar2,225      Type III2010 Gold ProofOne Dollar450      Type III2010 ProofOne Dollar22,546171921242630Type III2010 Silver ProofOne Dollar1,600      Type III2011 ProofOne Dollar26,897      Type III2011 Silver ProofOne Dollar2,072      Type III2012 ProofOne Dollar31,445161820222528Type III2012 Silver ProofOne Dollar1,400      Type III2013 ProofOne Dollar23,940182022252832Type III2015 ProofOne DollarUnknown6.808.109.80121418Year of Peace1986 ProofOne Dollar67,000131416182022Year of Peace1990 Silver ProofOne Dollar23,551282931323436Bicentenary1988 ProofOne Dollar133,018111214151719Bicentenary1988 Silver ProofOne Dollar24,970333537394143Bicentenary1990 Silver ProofOne Dollar23,551262729303234Barcelona1992 ProofOne Dollar61,846161820222528Barcelona1992 Silver ProofOne Dollar12,500424549525661Silver Kangaroo1998 ProofOne Dollar10,422636568707375Silver Kangaroo1999 ProofOne Dollar11,250      Silver Kangaroo2000 ProofOne Dollar9,972      Silver Kangaroo2001 ProofOne Dollar10,292596163656870Silver Kangaroo2002 ProofOne Dollar7,813      Silver Kangaroo2003 ProofOne Dollar10,000      Silver Kangaroo2004 ProofOne Dollar11,600      Silver Kangaroo2005 ProofOne Dollar8,300778084879195Silver Kangaroo2006 ProofOne Dollar7,382535456575961Silver Kangaroo2007 ProofOne Dollar10,352      Silver Kangaroo2008 ProofOne Dollar7,500      Silver Kangaroo2010 ProofOne Dollar6,450      Silver Kangaroo2011 ProofOne Dollar10,622      Silver Kangaroo2012 ProofOne Dollar6,934      Silver Kangaroo2013 ProofOne DollarUnknown      Landcare1993 ProofOne Dollar51,000121314161719Landcare1993 Silver ProofOne Dollar25,000272830323335Dollar Decade1994 Silver ProofOne Dollar25,003424448515559Waltzing Matilda1995 Silver ProofOne Dollar22,506505459636974Decimal Currency1996 ProofOne Dollar19,9277983889298100Old Parliament House1997 ProofOne Dollar21,79146474849505112345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849Values 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.