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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.   MintagePR60Kookaburra Type XIV2002-P Silver ProofTwo Dollar2,350 Kookaburra Type XV2003-P Silver ProofTwo Dollar2,350 Kookaburra Type XVI2004-P Silver ProofTwo Dollar1,950 Kookaburra Type XVII2005-P Silver ProofTwo Dollar1,150 Lunar Rabbit1999-P Proof SilverTwo Dollar2,500 Lunar Rabbit2011-P Proof SilverTwo Dollar1,000 Lunar Dragon2000-P Proof SilverTwo Dollar2,500 Lunar Dragon2012-P Proof SilverTwo Dollar1,000 Lunar Snake2001-P Proof SilverTwo Dollar2,500 Lunar Snake2013-P Proof Silver ColourisedTwo DollarUnknown Lunar Horse2002-P Proof SilverTwo Dollar2,500 Lunar Horse2014-P Proof SilverTwo DollarUnknown Lunar Goat2003-P Proof SilverTwo Dollar2,500 Lunar Goat2015-P Proof SilverTwo Dollar1,000 Lunar Monkey2004-P Proof SilverTwo Dollar2,500 Lunar Monkey2016-P Proof SilverTwo DollarUnknown Lunar Rooster2005-P Proof SilverTwo Dollar2,000 Lunar Dog2006-P Proof SilverTwo Dollar2,000 Lunar Pig2007-P Proof SilverTwo Dollar2,000 Lunar Mouse2008-P Proof SilverTwo DollarUnknown Lunar Ox2009-P Proof SilverTwo dollarUnknown Lunar Tiger2010-P Proof SilverTwo DollarUnknown Lunar Tiger2010-P Proof Silver ColourisedTwo Dollar1,000 FIFA World Cup Germany2006-P Proof GoldFour Dollar50,000 Sydney Opera House2006-P Proof GoldFive DollarUnknown Saltwater Crocodile2006-P Proof GoldFive Dollar4,812 Grey Kangaroo2006-P Proof GoldFive Dollar2,096 Emu2006-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,576 Koala2006-P Proof GoldFive Dollar2,519 Kookaburra2006-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,527 Echidna2007-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,269 Common Wombat2007-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,242 Tasmanian Devil2007-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,274 Great White Shark2007-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,656 Platypus2007-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,188 Dolphin2008-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,856 King Brown Snake2008-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,308 Brolga2008-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,475 Dingo2008-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,479 Frilled Neck Lizard2008-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,788 Kangaroo2009-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,370 Dolphin2009-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,508 King Brown Snake2009-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,458 Brolga2009-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,228 Echidna2009-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,153 Frilled Neck Lizard2010-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,031 Koala2010-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,162 Platypus2010-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,042 Saltwater Crocodile2010-P Proof GoldFive Dollar995 Common Wombat2010-P Proof GoldFive Dollar999 Dingo2011-P Proof GoldFive DollarUnknown Emu2011-P Proof GoldFive DollarUnknown Kookaburra2011-P Proof GoldFive DollarUnknown Great White Shark2011-P Proof GoldFive DollarUnknown Tasmanian Devil2011-P Proof GoldFive DollarUnknown Wedge-Tailed Eagle2014-P Proof SilverFive Dollar5,000 Kookaburra Type II1990-P Proof SilverFive Dollar22,87159Red Kangaroo1989-P Proof GoldFive Dollar26,586130Grey Kangaroo1990-P Proof GoldFive Dollar9,956130Common Wallaroo1991-P Proof GoldFive Dollar3,524 Nailtailed Wallaby1992-P Proof GoldFive Dollar2,052 Whiptail Wallaby1993-P Proof GoldFive Dollar1,971 Kangaroo Type IX1994-P Proof GoldFive Dollar500 Kangaroo Type X1995-P Proof GoldFive Dollar250 Kangaroo Type XI1996-P Proof GoldFive Dollar350 Kangaroo Type XII1997-P Proof GoldFive Dollar375 Kangaroo1998-P Proof GoldFive Dollar5,375 Kangaroo Type XIV1999-P Proof GoldFive Dollar400 Kangaroo Type XV2000-P Proof GoldFive Dollar10,600 Kangaroo Type XVI2001-P Proof GoldFive Dollar10,650 Lunar Rooster2005-P Proof GoldFive Dollar28,000 Lunar Rooster2005-P Proof Gold ColourisedFive Dollar1,000 Koala Type II1989-P Proof PlatinumFive Dollar8,939120Koala Type III1990-P Proof PlatinumFive Dollar2,150120Koala Type IV1991-P Proof PlatinumFive Dollar997130Koala Type V1992-P Proof PlatinumFive Dollar860140Koala Type VI1993-P Proof PlatinumFive Dollar165130Koala Type VII1994-P Proof PlatinumFive Dollar162 Koala Type VIII1995-P Proof PlatinumFive Dollar82,893 Koala Type IX1996-P Proof PlatinumFive Dollar200160Koala Type X1997-P Proof PlatinumFive Dollar200 Koala Type XI1998-P Proof PlatinumFive Dollar200 Koala Type XII1999-P Proof PlatinumFive Dollar200 Koala Type XIII2000-P Proof PlatinumFive DollarUnknown Koala Type XIII2000-P Proof PlatinumFive Dollar250140Koala Type XIV2001-P Proof PlatinumFive Dollar5,275 The Land Down Under2014-P Proof SilverEight Dollar400 Lunar Dragon2012-P Proof SilverEight DollarUnknown Lunar Snake2013-P Proof SilverEight DollarUnknown Lunar Horse2014-P Proof SilverEight DollarUnknown Lunar Goat2015-P Proof SilverEight DollarUnknown Kookaburra Evolution2001-P Proof Silver CalendarTen Dollar1,500 Kookaburra Evolution2002-P Proof Silver TimeTen Dollar1,500 Kookaburra Evolution2003-P Proof Silver AlphabetTen Dollar1,500 Kookaburra Evolution2004-P Proof Silver NumbersTen Dollar1,500 Kookaburra Evolution2005-P Proof Silver KnowledgeTen Dollar1,500 Australian Reverse2005-P Proof GoldTen Dollar1,000 New Zealand Reverse2005-P Proof GoldTen Dollar1,000 Kookaburra Type I1991-P Proof SilverTen Dollar5,500 Kookaburra Type IV1992-P Proof SilverTen Dollar2,500 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.