FAQ?

How many fifty cent coins were struck in Australia in 1979?

Fifty Cent, 1979 Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra 24,886,000 fifty cent coins were struck at Canberra in 1979

When did the 10 cent coin come out in Australia?

After the withdrawal of the one cent and two cents denominations from circulation in February 1992, the ten cent coin is now the second smallest circulating coin of the Australian dollar, after the five cents piece. Coins issued in 1979 have now been in circulation for 42 years.

What is the smallest coin in circulation in Australia?

After the withdrawal of the one cent and two cents denominations from circulation in February 1992, the five cent coin is now the smallest circulating coin of the Australian dollar. Coins issued in 1979 have now been in circulation for 43 years.

What animal is on the Australian 50 cent coin?

Australia coat of arms (the escutcheon is carried by a red kangaroo (Macropus rufus) and an Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)) and the numeral "50". Designer's mark "SD" below. Australia's first 12-sided 50-cent coin issued into circulation by the Royal Australian Mint (RAM) in 1969 replacing the 80% silver round 50-cent of 1966.