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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.   MintageVG8F12VF20XF40AU50AU55AU58MS62Elizabeth II1960 Shilling14,512,0004.405.407.501215161727Elizabeth II1961 Shilling31,864,0005.507.10101822242529Elizabeth II1962 Shilling6,592,0002.402.602.905.308.80121520Elizabeth II1963 Shilling10,072,0004.7068.401417192226Edward VII1910 Florin1,259,25060871402805208809901,700George V1911 Florin950,00038681202703209302,6005,200George V1912 Florin1,000,0003552862706801,5002,50012,000George V1913 Florin1,200,000671001503704901,3001,5006,100George V1914 Florin2,300,0003754881702904401,1001,800George V1914-H Florin500,0001201802904808102,3002,50017,000George V1915 Florin500,00071791003108801,0001,80019,000George V1915-H Florin750,00059851303405507401,0003,000George V1916-M Florin2,752,0003435391103204604801,400George V1917-M Florin4,305,000272933931702605101,000George V1918-M Florin2,095,000304264120150340600770George V1919-M Florin1,677,00059871402807401,7002,0002,100George V1921 Florin1,247,11252821402403301,1001,2002,700George V1922 Florin2,057,858303956933503707203,400George V1923 Florin1,038,46437661202605201,0001,2002,800George V1924 Florin1,582,67449711102202703003701,900George V1925 Florin2,960,000233253100120200260660George V1926 Florin2,487,250172230512704906001,900George V1927 Florin1,420,97025304484160210310730George V1928 Florin1,962,000223136110140150180600George V1931 Florin3,129,68223252840100130150240George V1932 Florin188,0001802402906802,7007,4008,50032,000George V1933 Florin488,00048621303905101,1001,4008,800George V1934 Florin1,674,000182332100120150160710George V1935 Florin915,0002750536399180220340George V1936 Florin2,382,0001719253776100120280George VI1938 Florin2,990,0001417243954657195George VI1939 Florin630,00022294377100250330910George VI1940 Florin8,410,0001112152125268197George VI1941 Florin7,614,0001316213440444674George VI1942 Florin17,986,0001316213440444665George VI1942-S Florin6,000,0001113162428334079George VI1943 Florin12,762,0001011131821222692George VI1943-S Florin11,000,0001214182732353662George VI1944 Florin22,440,0001113162327303371George VI1944-S Florin11,000,0001213172630323463George VI1945 Florin11,970,00016202847576164100George VI1946 Florin22,154,0009.6012172935384071George VI1947 Florin39,292,8006.908101518203054George VI1951 Florin10,068,0001114213847515384George VI1952 Florin10,044,0008.90111525313335120Elizabeth II1953 Florin12,658,0001013193340444870Elizabeth II1954 Florin15,366,0008.3010132227295567Elizabeth II1956 Florin8,090,0007.809.30122024313987Elizabeth II1957 Florin9,278,0009.3011162834363858Elizabeth II1958 Florin8,972,0008.8010152530333443Elizabeth II1959 Florin3,500,00089.70132125272948Elizabeth II1960 Florin15,760,0007.208.40101720212336Elizabeth II1961 Florin9,452,0004.905.105.609.8015202537Elizabeth II1962 Florin13,748,0008.5010142328313238Elizabeth II1963 Florin12,002,0007.508.90111822252638Canberra1927 Florin2,000,00011131633366173100Melbourne Centenary1934-35 Florin75,000*72100160330380400420580Jubilee1951 Florin2,000,0008.7010142429374156Royal Visit1954 Florin4,000,0009.8012173037404247George VI1937 Crown1,008,000262935485589100160George VI1938 Crown101,6005977110200250300390720Type I1966 Sharp WhiskersOne Cent146,289,0090.120.180.300.681.202.103.407.30Type I1966 Blunted 1st WhiskerOne Cent238,990,0000.140.180.300.721.502.904.7010Type I1966 Blunted 2nd WhiskerOne Cent26,620,0000.761.101.803.906.70122051Type I1967 One Cent110,055,0000.220.300.501.1023.605.7012Type I1968 One Cent72,560,0000.400.6012.203.907.201228Type I1970 One Cent72,600,2300.140.220.340.781.402.303.506.90Type I1969 One Cent87,711,1760.200.280.4411.8034.509Type I1971 One Cent102,483,5720.120.180.280.641.202.103.306.60Type I1972 One Cent82,439,0650.100.140.220.551.102.203.507.40Type I1973 One Cent140,740,9280.140.200.320.761.402.503.807.80Type I1974 One Cent131,745,4750.160.240.380.881.602.804.409.10Type I1975 One Cent134,805,1210.100.140.240.5611.802.805.60Type I1976 One Cent172,975,0040.140.200.320.741.402.403.807.70Type I1977 One Cent153,558,0100.140.200.320.761.402.403.807.80Type I1978 One Cent97,323,0060.140.200.300.721.302.303.607.40Type I1979 One Cent130,409,0060.160.220.340.801.502.604.108.40Type I1980 One Cent137,992,0000.120.160.260.601.1023.106.10Type I1981 One Cent224,020,0000.120.180.280.681.302.203.406.90Type I1982 One Cent134,485,9500.120.160.260.621.2023.106.20Type I1983 One Cent205,780,7000.160.240.380.861.502.603.907.70Type I1984 One Cent74,885,0140.140.180.300.721.302.303.607.30Type II1985 One Cent38,470,0000.160.220.360.801.302.203.407.10Type II1986 One Cent180,0000.100.140.240.5411.702.705.60Type II1987 One Cent122,200,0000.120.180.300.661.202.103.307.10Type II1988 One Cent106,409,9760.140.200.320.721.202.103.206.50Type II1989 One Cent168,150,6020.160.220.360.821.402.5048.80Type II1990 One Cent53,096,7660.120.180.300.661.101.902.905.90Type II1991 One Cent147,9000.120.180.280.641.2023.206.80Type III2006 One Cent87,4070.180.260.440.961.602.604.108.50Type I1966 Blunted 1st ClawTwo Cent217,735,0000.160.220.360.841.602.804.308.70Type I1966 Blunted 3rd ClawTwo Cent66,575,0000.560.821.302.904.908.301330Type I1966 Sharp ClawsTwo Cent145,029,0090.160.220.340.801.502.704.208.50Type I1967 Sans SDTwo Cent73,250,0000.821.2024.308.30173293Type I1967 With SDTwo CentIncl. in above0.200.300.46123.505.6011Type I1968 With SDTwo Cent16,999,0000.7011.603.606.40111948Type I1968 Sans SDTwo CentIncl. in above274068130170180190320Type I1969 Two Cent12,971,1760.240.340.551.202.203.906.2013Type I1970 Two Cent39,912,2300.180.260.400.921.602.804.208.20Type I1971 Two Cent60,763,5720.100.140.220.571.202.303.607.6012345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546474849Values 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. 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