SettingsSettings Subscribe  

NumisTip

Value your Coin
To value your coin, begin typing something about your coin such as the date on the coin or country.

 

Or try an advanced search.

Featured Coins

1920 Dot Above Top Scroll One Penny

? The George V Penny series, lasting throughout George V's reign from 1911 to 1936, features a partitioned, circular reverse design with COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA around the outer ring with the year at the bottom and ONE PENNY within the inner ring. The obverse features the crowned bust of King George V facing to the left and the legend, GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT : OMN : REX F. D. IND : IMP . Like most George V series, this a very popular series to collect. In lower grade, all dates can ...

1935 Twenty Cent

? After King George V's accession, twenty cent pieces were first struck for the colony in 1916 at the Bombay mint featuring the same reverse design as previous issues with a partitioned ring design with 20 in the inner circle with the legend, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS. TWENTY CENTS followed by the date while the obverse features the Mackennal effigy of King George V and the legend, GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA.The issue was struck in six years from 1916 to 1935 with the final two years being ...

1952 Twenty Cent

Get values for your 1952 Twenty Cent

1966 Gap Twenty Cent

? The 1966 Twenty Cent was minted in Canberra and London. Look closely at the water swirl that ends in a point next to the platypus' head on the reverse. It is supposed to have no gap between the swirl and the head on the London coin, and show a distinct gap on the Canberra minted coin. However if the strike is slightly weaker on the London minted coins then there can be a small gap present and the coin must be examined closely to be sure of the mint of origin. No gap between ...

1925/3 Overdate One Shilling

? The 1925 Shilling was struck at the Melbourne Mint to a mintage of 1,448,794. Every example of the year appears to have a three overdate which protrudes from the upper left part of the five. The relatively large mintage means that the type is quite accessible across most grades. PCGS population reports show that the majority of mint-state examples are around MS64 with the highest graded MS66. Signs of the 3 overdate on a 1925/3 Overdate Shilling. An ...

Featured coins are selected from recently searched coins and helps to give an idea of what's popular among collectors.

Recent Articles

26-Aug-2021

Cleaning Coins

Walter Eigner Cleaning coins is one of the most divisive issues in coin collecting though most of the contention stems from a misunderstanding of the problems with cleaning coins. Dealers typically advise new collectors that cleaning will devalue their coins then they go ahead and happily sell cleaned coins.
22-Feb-2020

Rare Pre-Decimal Coins

Anna Fhaumnuaypol Pre-decimals are coins that everyone, whether you are a collector or just starting out, usually have in their collection which have the potential to truly worth a lot of money. It represents a very interesting look into the past since when it was first introduced in Australia in 1910.
25-Jan-2020

1942 and 1943 Bombay Mint Copper

Anna Fhaumnuaypol During wartime, the demand for pennies and half pennies increased immensely due to pay requirements of Australian and American forces within Australia. However, the availability of metals, especially copper and silver used for coins, was in shortage due to it being used for the war effort for munitions. Moreover, people were continuing to hoard silver and copper coins in money boxes for fear of instability resulting in banks running out of coins to function their day-to-day routine.
22-Nov-2019

Collecting Old Australian Coins

Walter Eigner Collecting old Australian coins provides a fascinating glimpse into Australia's history through its circulating coinage. While there is a general impression that old coins are too expensive for new collectors to collect that couldn't be further from the truth. For just a few dollars you could obtain a later year mint-state pre-decimal coin, and for less than the cost of a modern proof set you can purchase a George V (1911-1936) pre-decimal coin.
1-Nov-2019

The case for certified coins

Walter Eigner The debate on certified coins vs uncertified coins has been going on in Australia since PCGS first reached the mainstream Australian market back in 2008. While today most Australian coin collectors favour PCGS graded coins, a recent incident has reaffirmed the importance of and buying certified coins and valuing them first, especially when buying on-line.
5-Oct-2019

Valuing Old Coins

Walter Eigner By far the most common question we get asked is "what is my coin worth?" Perhaps you found a few old coins which is why you're here reading this article. Maybe you're a seasoned collector already looking to get more precise values for your coins than the printed catalogues can offer. Perhaps you're an investor looking to value your coin portfolio. This guide will cover all of that.
28-Sep-2019

The Silver of Edward VII

Walter Eigner Although Australia had been a nation since 1901, it wasn't until 1910 that her first official coins were produced. While the Melbourne mint was producing sovereigns and half sovereigns at the time, these were technically Imperial British coins. The first coins issued specifically for Australia were struck in silver and of the denominations threepence, sixpence, shilling, and florin. These featured the Australian Coat of Arms on the reverse and the crowed bust of King Edward VII on the obverse.
10-Sep-2019

Sydney Mint Half Sovereigns

Walter Eigner The discovery of gold in the colony New South Wales in 1851 prompted a surge of immigration among prospectors seeking wealth in the new colony. This lead to the production of half sovereigns in Sydney as of 1855. Only 3.3 million half sovereigns were produced from 1855 to 1869 resulting in individual years being very scarce and valuable. To add to this, the high bullion content of Sydney mint half sovereigns, which were alloyed with silver, compared with their British counterparts, which were alloyed with copper...
Site Sections Blog Index Developer API Links Business Tools Affiliate Program List your coins Advertise with us About NumisTip About Us Our Team Careers Connect with us