Further detail
Australian halfpenny coin values
Australian halfpenny coin values
Australian sixpence coin values
Australian sixpence coin values
Australian penny coin values
Australian penny coin values
Australian threepence coin values
Australian threepence coin values
Australian shilling coin values
Australian shilling coin values
Australian florin coin values
Australian florin coin values
Australian crown coin values
Australian crown coin values
Australian coin and banknote values
New Zealand predecimal coin values
UK coin values - 1801 to 1967
United States coin values - 1792 to present
All Coin Values directory
AllCoinValues.com on Facebook
Advertise with allcoinvalues
All Coin Values
Australian coin and banknote values
Australian coin values

Prior to this, Australian coins and notes were a collection of currencies from around

the world, however by this point were primarily British.


The first coins produced specifically for The Commonwealth of Australia,

(threepence, sixpence, shilling, florin), were minted in 1910 in London, although

the Australian halfpenny and penny were not minted until 1911.   Further detail

The Australian pre-decimal era refers to

the period between 1901 and 1965,

however for the purposes of Australian

currency effectively relate to coins minted

between 1910 and 1964.

(ie. between federation and decimilisation).


The six British colonies in Australia were

declared an independant nation in 1901,

(federation), 'The Commonwealth of Australia',

although remained part of the British Empire,

as a Constitutional Monarchy.

Wondering what your Australian pre decimal coin might be worth?


Values, images, and specifications for Australian pre-decimal coins.

All Coin Values resource website


Australian

predecimal coins

The Australian pre-decimal period spanned

the reign of 5 monarchs:


King Edward VII in 1910.

King George V from 1911 to 1936.

 King Edward VIII in 1936, (no coins minted).

King George VI from 1937 to 1952.

Queen Elizabeth II from 1953 to 1964.


The last pre-decimal coins were manufactured

for 1964, prior to Australia's conversion to

decimal currency in 1966: 'Decimilisation'.


Early Australian coins and banknotes were often

very low mintage, due to the low demand for

circulating currency, Australia having a relatively

small population, compared to other nations.

Australian Pre-Decimal Coin Values

Pre-Decimal

Directory / Site Map

Facebook page

Advertise with us

ACV Home

Australia

Australian coins

Help us keep our website 'free to use' for everyone.

We rely on income from our advertisers.    Please 'whitelist' this site in your adblocker program.

If you prefer not to see ads, would you consider letting people know we are here instead?

Value and spec information is sourced from various locations, including coin literature, coin dealers, resource websites, and asking price for online sales by reputable coin

dealers. All values are based on what you might expect to pay to buy a coin from a reputable dealer. Many factors affect value aside from grade. For the purposes of our

estimated values, we assume that the coin has no other detractors. All values are estimates only, based on third-party information. AllCoinValues.com do not guarantee

prices to be accurate, nor take any responsibility for how you use the information provided. Our site is maintained by funds from our sponsors and advertisers.

Some of these advertisers may place cookies on your browser to track your browsing habits.

Found the information on our site useful?

Let people know we're here by linking us on your posts, listings, and websites.