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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.   MintagePR60Lunar Dragon2012-P Proof GoldTwenty Five DollarUnknown Lunar Dragon2012-P Proof Gold ColourisedTwenty Five DollarUnknown Lunar Snake2001-P Proof GoldTwenty Five Dollar10,000630Lunar Snake2013-P Proof GoldTwenty Five DollarUnknown Lunar Snake2013-P Proof Gold ColourisedTwenty Five DollarUnknown Lunar Horse2002-P Proof GoldTwenty Five Dollar10,000630Lunar Horse2014-P Proof Gold ColourisedTwenty Five DollarUnknown Lunar Horse2014-P Proof GoldTwenty Five DollarUnknown Lunar Goat2003-P Proof GoldTwenty Five Dollar10,000630Lunar Goat2015-P Proof GoldTwenty Five DollarUnknown Lunar Goat2015-P Proof Gold ColourisedTwenty Five DollarUnknown Lunar Monkey2004-P Proof GoldTwenty Five Dollar10,000630Lunar Monkey2016-P Proof GoldTwenty Five DollarUnknown Lunar Monkey2016-P Proof Gold ColourisedTwenty Five DollarUnknown Lunar Rooster2005-P Proof GoldTwenty Five Dollar10,000630Lunar Dog2006-P Proof GoldTwenty Five Dollar10,000630Lunar Pig2007-P Proof GoldTwenty Five Dollar10,000 ANZAC Spirit2015-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar500 Kookaburra Type IV1992-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar1,000 Kookaburra Type V1993-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar1,000 Kookaburra Type VI1994-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar976 Kookaburra Type VII1995-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar1,000 Kookaburra Type VII1995-P Proof Silver Morgan Dollar PrivyThirty Dollar500 Kookaburra Type VIII1996-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar2,000 Kookaburra Type IX1997-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar2,000 Kookaburra Type X1998-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar500 Kookaburra Type XI1999-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar500 Kookaburra Type XII2000-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar300 Kookaburra Type XIII2001-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar350 Kookaburra Type XIV2002-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar350 Kookaburra Type XV2003-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar350 Kookaburra Type XVI2004-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar350 Kookaburra Type XVII2005-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar350 Lunar Rabbit1999-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar750 Lunar Rabbit2011-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar500 Lunar Dragon2012-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar500 Lunar Dragon2000-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar750 Lunar Snake2001-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar750 Lunar Snake2013-P Proof SilverThirty DollarUnknown Lunar Snake2013-P Proof Silver ColourisedThirty DollarUnknown Lunar Horse2002-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar750 Lunar Horse2014-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar1,500 Lunar Goat2003-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar750 Lunar Goat2015-P Proof SilverThirty DollarUnknown Lunar Monkey2004-P Proof SilverThirty Dollar750 Lunar Monkey2016-P Proof SilverThirty DollarUnknown Lunar Mouse2008-P Proof SilverThirty DollarUnknown Lunar Ox2009-P Proof SilverThirty DollarUnknown Lunar Tiger2010-P Proof SilverThirty DollarsUnknown Emu Type I1995-P Proof PalladiumForty Dollar2,500 Liberty Bell Privvy2002-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar1,498 Discover Australia2006-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar1,000 Discover Australia2006-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar1,000 Discover Australia2006-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar1,000 Discover Australia2006-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar1,000 Discover Australia2006-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar1,000 Echidna2007-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar269 Common Wombat2007-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar253 Tasmanian Devil2007-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar284 Great White Shark2007-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar706 Platypus2007-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar257 Dolphin2008-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar672 King Brown Snake2008-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar254 Brolga2008-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar211 Dingo2008-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar220 Frilled Neck Lizard2008-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar218 Discover Australia2006-P Proof PlatinumFifty Dollar1,000 Discover Australia2006-P Proof PlatinumFifty Dollar1,000 Discover Australia2006-P Proof PlatinumFifty Dollar1,000 Discover Australia2006-P Proof PlatinumFifty Dollar1,000 Discover Australia2006-P Proof PlatinumFifty Dollar1,000 Anemone Buttercup2007-P Proof PlatinumFifty Dollar78 Sturts Desert Pea2007-P Proof PlatinumFifty Dollar78 Tasmanian Bluegum2007-P Proof PlatinumFifty Dollar79 Waratah2007-P Proof PlatinumFifty Dollar83 Golden Wattle2007-P Proof PlatinumFifty Dollar80 Black Anther Flax Lily2007-P Proof PlatinumFifty Dollar103 Native Frangipani2008-P Proof PlatinumFifty Dollar104 Geraldton Wax2008-P Proof PlatinumFifty DollarUnknown Red Flowered Kurrajong2008-P Proof PlatinumFifty Dollar100 Small Leafy Lillypilly2008-P Proof PlatinumFifty Dollar98 Kangaroo2009-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar590 Dolphin2009-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar287 King Brown Snake2009-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar238 Brolga2009-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar195 Echidna2009-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar197 Frilled Neck Lizard2010-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar78 Koala2010-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar336 Platypus2010-P Proof DollarFifty Dollar72 Saltwater Crocodile2010-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar78 Common Wombat2010-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar73 Dingo2011-P Proof GoldFifty DollarUnknown Emu2011-P Proof GoldFifty DollarUnknown Kookaburra2011-P Proof GoldFifty DollarUnknown Great White Shark2011-P Proof GoldFifty DollarUnknown Tasmanian Devil2011-P Proof GoldFifty DollarUnknown Kookaburra Type I1991-P Proof SilverFifty Dollar2,500 Hand of Faith1986-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar15,000 Bobby Dazzler1987-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar12,226 Welcome1988-P Proof GoldFifty Dollar8,720 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.