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What is the rarest $1 coin in Australia?

A rare Australian one dollar coin, known as a ‘mule’, is being sold at auction for more than $4,000. A mix up at a mint in 2000 created a rare $1/10c hybrid – also called a mule coin – which is valued by rare coin collectors at thousands of times its face value.

What is the rarest $1 coin in Australia?

A rare Australian one dollar coin, known as a ‘mule’, is being sold at auction for more than $4,000. A mix up at a mint in 2000 created a rare $1/10c hybrid – also called a mule coin – which is valued by rare coin collectors at thousands of times its face value.

How many $1 coins are in a roll Australia?

25
Australia

Denomination Count Total Value
20c 20 $4
50c 20 $10
$1 25 $25
$2 25 $50

Are donation dollars worth anything?

The Mint is encouraging giving “in all forms” — whether that involves donating to a registered charity or collector, or simply handing the coin to a person in need. The unique coin is legal tender — it can be used just like any other $1 coin — but it is not a collectable.

Why is there 5 kangaroos on the $1 coin?

Mr Stuart Devlin was commissioned to design the reverse of the new coin. The five kangaroos design was chosen from submissions received from the designer. This denomination has since been used for commemorative designs. Commemorating the International Year of Peace.

How much is a 1996 Sir Henry Parkes coin worth?

That’s why Downies is delighted to offer the 1996 Henry Parkes $1 coin in pristine Uncirculated….Sir Henry Parkes 1996 $1 Al-Br Coin Pack.

Country of Issue Australia
Diameter (mm) 25.00
Issued By Royal Australian Mint

Which $1 coin is rare?

A mix up at a mint in 2000 created a rare $1/10c hybrid – also called a mule coin – which is valued by rare coin collectors at thousands of times its face value….What is the most expensive 1 dollar coin?

Coin Value
Coin Value
1876-CC Trade Silver Dollar: Type 1 Obverse – Type 1 Reverse $27,965

What is an Australian donation dollar worth?

A: Donation Dollar is a $1 legal tender designed to encourage Australians to give, not only in times of crisis but all year round. Q: Who created the Donation Dollar coin program?

What is a $1 donation coin?

On International Charity Day (5 September) The Royal Australian Mint is launching the Donation Dollar, the world’s first legal tender currency designed to be donated. The AU$1 coin can be spent like any other money but are stamped with the message ‘Donation Dollar: Give to help others.

Which Australian coin has a platypus on it?

twenty cent coins
Twenty Cents

Design Details Year
No twenty cent coins were produced in 1986 or 1987 1986 1987
1988 An impression of a platypus designed and sculpted by Stuart Devlin 1988
No twenty cent coins were produced in 1989 – 1993 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993
1994 An impression of a platypus designed and sculpted by Stuart Devlin 1994

How much is a Henry Parkes $1 coin worth?

That’s why Downies is delighted to offer the 1996 Henry Parkes $1 coin in pristine Uncirculated. Each coin is set within an elegant, credit card-style pack ‐ the perfect way to view and store your new treasure….Sir Henry Parkes 1996 $1 Al-Br Coin Pack.

Country of Issue Australia
Diameter (mm) 25.00
Issued By Royal Australian Mint

Which Australian 50c coins are valuable?

You could take a look at our Aussie silver coin value calculator to work it out. Anyway, back onto the circulation issues. Truly uncirculated 50 cent coins from 1969 (cv $25), 1971 ($25), 1972 ($55), 1973 ($60), 1974 ($35), 1985 ($13), 1993 ($22) , and 1997 ($30) are all worth more than any commemorative 50c coin.