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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
   MintagePR60PR61PR62PR63PR64PR6550 Yrs Decimal Currency2016 ProofOne DollarUnknown6.908.109.60111417Ling Yen Snake2013 ProofTwo Dollar3,183      Frilled Neck Lizard2013 ProofTwo Dollar5,707717375767880Australian Open2012 ProofTwo Dollar3,000      Gold Miniature2012 ProofTwo Dollar1,999      HMAS Armidale II2011 ProofTwo Dollar1,852      HMAS Hobart II2011 ProofTwo Dollar1,852      HMAS Sydney III2011 ProofTwo Dollar1,852      HMAS Yarra III2011 ProofTwo Dollar1,852      HMAS Australia II2011 ProofTwo Dollar1,852      HMAS AE2 Submarine2011 ProofTwo Dollar1,852      Type II1988 ProofTwo Dollar158,018121314151718Type II1988 Silver ProofTwo Dollar70,000202123242527Type II1989 ProofTwo Dollar72,618121314151617Type II1990 ProofTwo Dollar53,000131415161719Type II1991 ProofTwo Dollar41,590121314151718Type II1992 ProofTwo Dollar56,367141617182022Type II1993 ProofTwo Dollar46,000161719212325Type II1994 ProofTwo Dollar39,004141516171921Type II1995 ProofTwo Dollar55,241131415161819Type II1996 ProofTwo Dollar45,520171820212326Type II1997 ProofTwo Dollar36,160131415161719Type II1998 ProofTwo Dollar37,494161819212325Type III2015 ProofTwo DollarUnknown2.703.103.704.405.306.40Type III1999 ProofTwo Dollar34,763161718202224Type III2000 ProofTwo Dollar80,561141516181921Type III2001 Gold ProofTwo Dollar650      Type III2001 ProofTwo Dollar74,580121314151618Type III2002 ProofTwo Dollar53,510121314151718Type III2003 ProofTwo Dollar53,889111213141516Type III2003 Silver ProofTwo Dollar6,500      Type III2004 ProofTwo Dollar66,000121314151618Type III2004 Silver ProofTwo Dollar6,500323436384043Type III2005 Gold ProofTwo Dollar629      Type III2005 ProofTwo Dollar36,404141516181921Type III2005 Silver ProofTwo Dollar6,200252627293032Type III2006 Gold ProofTwo Dollar300      Type III2006 ProofTwo Dollar60,500131415161719Type III2007 Gold ProofTwo Dollar300      Type III2007 ProofTwo Dollar43,133141516171920Type III2007 Silver ProofTwo Dollar3,475      Type III2008 ProofTwo Dollar40,612121314151618Type III2008 Silver ProofTwo Dollar3,600202122232425Type III2009 ProofTwo Dollar41,564171920222427Type III2009 Silver ProofTwo Dollar2,225      Type III2010 Gold ProofTwo Dollar450      Type III2010 ProofTwo Dollar22,546121314151718Type III2010 Silver ProofTwo Dollar1,600      Type III2011 ProofTwo Dollar26,897171820222426Type III2011 Silver ProofTwo Dollar2,072      Type III2012 ProofTwo Dollar31,445131415161819Type III2012 Silver ProofTwo Dollar1,400      Type III2013 ProofTwo Dollar23,940151618192123Port Phillip Half Ounce2003 ProofTwo Dollar7,489394142444648Victoria2000 Silver ProofTwo Dollar10,4123031333435371920-S Sovereign1999 Silver ProofTwo Dollar15,00034353739414350 Yrs Decimal Currency2016 ProofTwo DollarUnknown7.308.409.90111417Type III2014 ProofTwo DollarUnknown3.804.505.406.5089.90Type III2016 ProofTwo DollarUnknown44.605.306.307.509.20Type II1991 Silver ProofTwo Dollar25,000252628303234Aurora Australis2009 ProofFive Dollar8,504      Polar Explorers2009 ProofFive Dollar5,508      Skua in Flight2008 ProofFive Dollar5,111444445464647Parliament House1988 ProofFive Dollar149,804151617171819Parliament House1988 Silver ProofFive Dollar24,970323233333434Federation Type VI2001 Silver ProofFive Dollar5,000606163656769Federation Type V2001 Silver ProofFive Dollar5,000606163656769Federation Type IV2001 Silver ProofFive Dollar5,000747679828689Federation Type III2001 Silver ProofFive Dollar5,000373738383939Federation Type II2001 Silver ProofFive Dollar5,000717477808386Federation Type I2001 Silver ProofFive Dollar5,000100110110120130130Federation Hologram2001 Silver ProofFive Dollar10,0018084889398100Paralympic2000 Silver ProofFive Dollar15,000404142424344Crux2012 ProofFive Dollar10,000280310340370410460Pavo2013 ProofFive Dollar5,8009599100110110120Old Government House2011 ProofFive Dollar1,641      Coal Mines Historic Site2011 ProofFive Dollar1,641      Freemantle Prison2011 ProofFive Dollar1,654      Cascades Female Factory2011 ProofFive Dollar1,654      Port Arthur Historic Site2011 ProofFive Dollar1,650      Hyde Park Barracks2011 ProofFive Dollar1,650      Postal Services2009 ProofFive Dollar7,502      Meteorite2009 ProofFive Dollar5,100      Battle of Sunda Strait2002 ProofFive Dollar10,400444751566167S.25 Sandringham2010 ProofFive Dollar2,500      Boeing 7472010 ProofFive Dollar2,500      Lockheed Constellation L7492009 ProofFive Dollar3,990      De Havilland DH 862009 ProofFive Dollar3,990      Airbus A3802008 ProofFive Dollar1,903484849505152Avro 504K2008 ProofFive Dollar1,903454546474748Queen Mother2002 ProofFive Dollar19,982      Sport and the Arts2000-P ProofFive Dollar100,000      Kangaroo2000-P ProofFive Dollar100,000      Early Settlement2000-C ProofFive Dollar100,000      Great White Shark2000-C ProofFive Dollar100,000      Immigrants2000-P ProofFive Dollar100,000      Frilled Neck Lizard2000-P ProofFive Dollar100,000      Festival of the Dreaming2000-P ProofFive Dollar100,000      Emu2000-C ProofFive Dollar100,000      Kookaburra2000-C ProofFive Dollar100,000      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.