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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 V1993-P Proof SilverTen Dollar1,495 Kookaburra Type V1993-P Proof Silver Eagle PrivyTen Dollar500 Kookaburra Type VI1994-P Proof SilverTen Dollar1,224 Kookaburra Type VII1995-P Proof SilverTen Dollar1,280 Kookaburra Type VII1995-P Proof Silver USA Eagle PrivyTen Dollar800 Kookaburra Type VIII1996-P Golden Eagle Privy Proof SilverTen Dollar800 Kookaburra Type VIII1996-P Proof SilverTen Dollar1,600 Kookaburra Type IX1997-P Proof SilverTen Dollar1,600 Kookaburra Type X1998-P Proof SilverTen Dollar850 Kookaburra Type XI1999-P Proof SilverTen Dollar1,350 Kookaburra Type XII2000-P Proof SilverTen Dollar650 Lunar Rabbit1999-P Proof SilverTen Dollar500 Lunar Dragon2000-P Proof SilverTen Dollar500 Lunar Snake2001-P Proof SilverTen Dollar500 Lunar Horse2002-P Proof SilverTen Dollar500 Lunar Goat2003-P Proof SilverTen Dollar500 Lunar Monkey2004-P Proof SilverTen Dollar500 Discover Australia2006-P Proof GoldFive Dollar2,500 Discover Australia2006-P Proof GoldFive Dollar2,500 Discover Australia2006-P Proof GoldFive Dollar2,500 Discover Australia2006-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar2,500 Discover Australia2006-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar2,500 Echidna2008-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,648 Common Wombat2008-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,662 Tasmanian Devil2007-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,687 Great White Shark2007-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar2,102 Platypus2007-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,616 Dolphin2008-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,048 King Brown Snake2008-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar569 Brolga2008-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar539 Dingo2008-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar533 Filled Neck Lizard2008-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar671 Discover Australia2006-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar2,500 Discover Australia2006-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar2,500 Discover Australia2006-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar2,500 Discover Australia2006-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar2,500 Discover Australia2006-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar2,500 Anemone Buttercup2007-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar404 Sturts Desert Pea2007-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar359 Tasmanian Bluegum2007-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar348 Waratah2007-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar364 Golden Wattle2007-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar414 Black Anther Flax Lily2007-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar352 Native Frangipani2008-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar356 Geraldton Wax2008-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar373 Red Flowered Kurrajong2008-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar338 Small Leafy Lillypilly2008-P Proof PlatinumFifteen DollarUnknown Kangaroo2009-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar761 Dolphin2009-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,294 King Brown Snake2009-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar683 Brolga2009-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar671 Brolga2009-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar646 Frilled Neck Lizard2010-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar300 Koala2010-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar361250Platypus2010-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar321 Saltwater Crocodile2010-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar330 Common Wombat2010-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar299 Dingo2011-P Proof DollarFifteen DollarUnknown Emu2011-P Proof GoldFifteen DollarUnknown Kookaburra2011-P Proof GoldFifteen DollarUnknown Great White Shark2011-P Proof GoldFifteen DollarUnknown Tasmanian Devil2011-P Proof GoldFifteen DollarUnknown Little Hero1986-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar15,000 Golden Aussie1987-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar13,692 Red Kangaroo1989-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar13,971 Jubilee1988-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar9,456 Grey Kangaroo1990-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar5,374 Common Wallaroo1991-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,975260Nailtailed Wallaby1992-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,359 Whiptail Wallaby1993-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,583 Kangaroo Type IX1994-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar750 Kangaroo Type X1995-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar750 Kangaroo Type XI1996-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,050 Kangaroo Type XII1997-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,100 Kangaroo Type XIII1998-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,100 Kangaroo Type XIV1999-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,150 Kangaroo Type XV2000-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,350 Kangaroo Type XVI2001-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,450 Kangaroo Type XVII2002-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,450 Kangaroo Type XVIII2003-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,000 Kangaroo Type XIX2004-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,000 Kangaroo Type XX2005-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar1,000 Koala Type II1989-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar2,472 Koala Type III1990-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar968 Koala Type IV1991-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar656 Koala Type V1992-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar727 Koala Type VI1993-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar165 Koala Type VII1994-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar662200Koala Type VIII1995-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar751200Koala Type IX1996-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar800 Koala Type X1997-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar800 Koala Type XI1998-P Proof PlatinumFive Dollar800 Koala Type XII1999-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar800 Koala Type XIII2000-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar850 Koala Type XIV2001-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar925 Koala Type XV2002-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar925 Koala Type XVI2003-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar700 Koala Type XVII2004-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar700 Koala Type XVIII2005-P Proof PlatinumFifteen Dollar700 Lunar Mouse1996-P Proof GoldFifteen Dollar2,807 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.