Royal Australian Mint issues

All coins on this page are official issues of the Royal Australian Mint except where clearly indicated as unofficial.

Official banknote issues are listed on our decimal banknotes page.

Prices are in Australian dollars. Gradings are explained on our home page.

Sections on this page:

  1. Royal Australian Mint proof sets
  2. Royal Australian Mint uncirculated sets
  3. Royal Australian Mint one dollar proof coins
  4. Royal Australia Mint one dollar mint marked coins
  5. Royal Australian Mint five dollar coins
  6. Royal Australian Mint ten dollar proofs and piedforts
  7. Royal Australian Mint ten dollar bimetallic millennium proof coins
  8. Royal Australian Mint ten dollar uncirculated coins
  9. Miscellaneous RAM decimal issues

1. Royal Australian Mint proof sets
All coins are flawless FDC in original packaging with certificates of authenticity as issued.

YEAR Description Mintage Price $A
1970 Captain Cook bicentenary, sealed plastic case, undamaged coins and outer foams
15,112
175
1972 Sealed plastic case, undamaged coins and outer foams. click here for image
10,272
235
1977 Queen Elizabeth 25th anniversary jubilee. Sealed plastic case, undamaged coins and outer foams.
55,006
39
1980 Sealed plastic case,undamaged coins and outer foams. click here for image
68,000
28
1981 Sealed plastic case, undamaged coins and outer foams. click here for image
86,100
28
1982 Brisbane Commonwealth Games, sealed plastic case, undamaged coins and outer foams. click here for image
100,000
26
1983 Sealed plastic case, undamaged coins and outer foams. click here for image
80,000
35
1984 Sealed plastic case, undamaged coins and outer foams. Relatively low mintage. click here for image
61,000
39
1985 New one dollar coin included. New improved packaging. click here for image
74,089
58
1986 International Year of Peace. click here for image
67,000
54
1987 Official pack. click here for image
69,684
54
1988 First Fleet bicentenary. click here for image
101,000
68
1989 Standard issue
65,018
62
1989 International coin fair issue, very rare and hence strong investment potential
5,000
95
1990 Official pack. click here for image
49,738
82
1991 Decimal currency 25th anniversary
64,422
95
1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. click here for image
55,367
79
1993 Landcare Water Conservation
40,255
82
1995 End of World War II 50th anniversary. click here for image
40,962
95
1996 Sir Henry Parkes centenary
33,350
145
2000 Millennium celebration
64,904
295
2001 Centenary of Federation

59,569

195
2004 Celebrating Australia's coins
50,000
125
2006 40 years of decimal currency
84,407
115

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2. Royal Australian Mint uncirculated sets
All sets are in original packaging as received from the Mint except where indicated otherwise. All coins are in Gem Uncirculated condition, as issued.

Year Description
Mintage
Price $A
1966 Standard blue and white card with 5c, 10c and 20c from the London mint, others from Canberra. click here for image
67,250
68
1966 As above, card with all Canberra minted coins. click here for image
10,000
95
1966 "Australian souvenir coin wallet" set of six coins issued by BP, in green and gold plastic wallet. All coins uncirculated, the copper with full original lustre, wallet slightly worn from handling
n/a
55
1966 Unofficial set in red plastic wallet. All coins choice uncirculated. click here for image
-
55
1968 Unofficial set in red plastic wallet. All coins choice uncirculated but with very minor handling marks. Coppers with light toning. No official sets were issued in 1967 or 1968.
-
125
1969 RAM red wallet. click here for image
16,824
125
1969 RAM blue wallet. click here for image
14,351
145
1969 Unofficial set in red wallet. click here for image
-
120
1970 Captain Cook bicentenary. click here for image
40,230
58
1970 Captain Cook bicentenary unofficial set in red wallet. click here for image
-
50
1971 RAM red wallet. click here for image
28,580
105
1971 Unofficial set in red wallet. click here for image
-
95
1974 RAM red wallet. click here for image
25,498
85
1974 Unofficial set in red wallet. click here for image
-
70
1975 RAM red wallet. click here for image
30,121
44
1976 RAM red wallet. click here for image
40,004
44
1977 Silver Jubilee set in official purple wallet.
128,010
24
1977 Silver Jubilee unofficial set in red wallet. click here for image
-
18
1978 RAM red wallet. click here for image
70,000
22
1979 RAM red wallet. click here for image
70,000
18
1980 RAM red wallet. click here for image
100,000
18
1981 RAM red wallet with standard fifty cent coin. click here for image
120,000
16
1981 Charles and Diana royal wedding 50c unofficial set in red wallet. click here for image
-
16
1982 Brisbane Commonwealth Games green wallet. click here for image
195,950
10
1983 RAM red wallet. click here for image
155,700
35
1984 Official bubble pack, clear plastic. click here for image
150,014
65
1984 Official bubble pack, yellow plastic. click here for image
35
1985 New one dollar coin included. New packaging. click here for image
170,000
52
1986 International Year of Peace. click here for image
180,000
35
1987 Official bubble pack. click here for image
200,000
26
1988 First Fleet bicentenary. click here for image
240,000
32
1988 First Fleet bicentenary. Coin fair release.
48
1989 Official bubble pack. click here for image
150,602
45
1990 Official bubble pack. click here for image
106,218
125
1991 Official bubble pack. click here for image
169,557
48
1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. click here for image
118,145
75
1993 Landcare Water Conservation. click here for image
86,068
62
1996 Sir Henry Parkes centenary
78,345
65
1998 Bass and Flinders anniversary
74,108
39
1999 International year of older persons
70,067
49
2000 Millenium celebration
106,394
115
2001 Centenary of federation
90,822

60

2002 Year of the Outback
68,752
55
2003 Australia's volunteers. click here for image
80,512
37
2004 Australia's coins
-
58
2005 End of World War II 60th anniversary
71,546
60
2006 40 years of decimal currency
-
38
2007 Year of the surf lifesaver
-

35

2008 International year of planet Earth
-
35

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3. Royal Australian Mint one dollar proof coins
All coins areflawless Gem proofs as issued in undamaged original packaging, unless shown otherwise.

Year Description
Mintage
Price $A
1984 One dollar coin PROOF in original blue-grey plush display case, perfect packaging
159,340
15
1984 One dollar coin PROOF in original plush display case, plush display case, but with slightly scuffed outer packaging. Inner plush case and coin all perfect as issued
as above
10
1992 Commemorative sterling silver one dollar coin, in long black plush jewellery case, with numbered certificate of authenticity 1397. One of only 2,500 with continuous milled edge, minted to mark the Barcelona Olympics and released at the Sydney International Coin Fair in March 1992.
2,500
225
1993 Commemorative sterling silver one dollar coin, special Brisbane coin fair issue, 8-9 May 1993, in long black plush jewellery case, with numbered certificate of authenticity 1962. One of only 5,000 with continuous milled edge, minted to highlight the importance of water quality and the environment.
5,000
125
1993 Commemorative sterling silver one dollar coin, in blue plush jewellery case, with numbered certificate of authenticity 03850. One of only 20,000 with interrupted milled edge, minted to highlight the importance of water quality and the environment.
20,000
55
1994 Commemorative sterling silver one dollar coin, special Sydney coin fair issue, 26-27 March 1994, in long black plush jewellery case, with numbered certificate of authenticity 0000717. One of only 5,000 with continuous milled edge, minted to commemorate 10 years of the one dollar coin.
5,000
125
1994 Commemorative sterling silver one dollar coin, in standard black plush jewellery case, with numbered certificate of authenticity 0009961. One of only 20,000 with broken milled edge, minted to commemorate 10 years of the one dollar coin.
20,000
65
1995 Commemorative sterling silver one dollar coin, special Sydney coin fair issue, April 1995, in black plush jewellery case, with numbered certificate of authenticity 0000061. One of only 2,500 with continuous milled edge, minted to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the song Waltzing Matilda.
2,500
175
1995 Commemorative sterling silver one dollar coin, in standard black plush jewellery case, with numbered certificate of authenticity 0001819. One of 20,000 with interrupted milled edge, minted to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the song Waltzing Matilda.
20,000
85
1996 Commemorative one ounce sterling silver one dollar coin, in black plush jewellery case, with numbered certificate of authenticity 05119. One of just under 20,000 large coins minted to commemorate the 30th anniversary of decimal currency in Australia. Comes with all original packaging including outer mailing box with original address, date and postage stamp. Rare as such.
19,927
145

4. Royal Australian Mint one dollar mint marked coins
All coins are virtually flawless Gem uncirculated in undamaged original packaging, as received from the Mint. MM column indicates mint mark: A (Adelaide), C (Canberra), M (Melbourne), S (Sydney), B (Brisbane), E (Eureka).

Year Description
MM
Mintage
Price $A
1992 Barcelona Olympics in plastic wallet showing the Royal Australian Mint building, low mintage. click here for image
none
13,996
85
1992 Barcelona Olympics in Olympics plastic wallet, very low mintage. click here for image
none
incl. in above
75
1993 Landcare Australia coin, RAM and BBC cardboard pack in plastic sleeve. click here for image
none
n/a
9
1993 Landcare Australia coin, in water quality plastic wallet depicting children and native water birds. click here for image
C
91,993
8
1993 Landcare Australia coin, Royal Melbourne Show paper packet. click here for image
M
60,104
13
1993 Landcare Australia coin, Sydney Royal Easter Show paper packet. click here for image
S
87,939
8
1994 10th anniversary of the introduction of the one dollar coin, in RAM plastic wallet. click here for image
C
123,31
19
1994 10th anniversary of the introduction of the one dollar coin, in Royal Easter Show plastic wallet. click here for image
S
74,426
22
1995 Waltzing Matilda, in cardboard folder. Click here for image
C
156,453
34
1995 Waltzing Matilda, in cardboard folder. Click here for image
M
74,255
42
1997 Kingsford Smith, in Royal Adelaide Show cardboard folder. click here for image
A
33,060
28
1997 Kingsford Smith, in cardboard folder. Click here for image
C
244,450
18
1998 Howard Florey, in Royal Easter Show cardboard folder, very low mintage. Click here for image
S
5,398
55
1999 The Last Anzacs, in Canberra cardboard folder. click here for image
C
126,161
24
2000 HMAS Sydney II, in Canberra cardboard folder. click here for image
C
71,367
24
2000 HMAS Sydney II, in Sydney cardboard folder. click here for image
S
34,277
24
2003 Korean War. click here for image
C
93,572
6
2003 Korean War. click here for image
S
36,091
7
2003 Korean War. click here for image
M
36,142
7
2003 Korean War. click here for image
B
34,949
7
2004 Eureka Stockade 1854 - 2004. click here for image
E
72,498
6
2004 Eureka Stockade 1854 - 2004. Low mintage, rare. click here for image
B
23,402
9
2004 Eureka Stockade 1854 - 2004. click here for image
C
65,088
5
2004 Eureka Stockade 1854 - 2004. click here for image
S
33,083
6
2007 Sydney Harbour Bridge
C
n/a
6
2009 issued at the Royal Australian Mint
C
n/a
6
2010 issued at the Royal Australian Mint
C
n/a
6
2011 issued at the Royal Australian Mint
C
n/a
5

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5. Royal Australian Mint five dollar coins
All coins are flawless Gem Uncirculated or FDC in original packaging as received from the Mint.

Year Description Mintage Price $A
1988 Parliament House PROOF five dollar coin in original plush display case
80,000
35
1988 Parliament House uncirculated five dollar coin in sealed celophane Commonwealth Bank pack. click here for image
3m
11
1988 Parliament House five dollar coin uncirculated in plastic OMOMATIC wallet. click here for image
n/a
12
1992 International Year of Space five dollar coin uncirculated
238,979
14
1998 Flying Doctor bimetallic five dollar coin with $2 smart phonecard
49,500
28

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6. Royal Australian Mint ten dollar proof and piedfort coins
All coins are flawless FDC in original packaging, as received from the Mint.

Year Description
Mintage
Price $A
1982 XII Commonwealth Games proof, in red oyster case, original box
85,142
42
1985 State series proof, Victoria, in blue oyster case, original box. click here for image
55,806
45
1986 State series proof, South Australia, in blue oyster case, original box
52,150
45
1988 First Fleet Bicentennial proof, in green oyster case, original box. click here for image
80,099
48
1989 State series proof, Queensland, in beige oyster case, original box
48,573
45
1989 Kookaburra piedfort proof, low mintage, in original box, undamaged, rare as such
11,000
75
1992 State series proof, Northern Territory, in maroon oyster case, original box
25,404
45
1997

Endangered species standard proof: Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, in red oyster case, original box. click here for image

24,000
55
1998

Endangered species standard proof: Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat, in green oyster case, original box. click here for image

24,000
75
1995, 96, 97, 98

Endangered species: 4-coin set of piedfort coins, in official oyster pack with 4 individual certificates of authenticity

rare
395

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7. Royal Australian Mint $10 bimetallic millennium proof coins

Specifications:
Size 38.74mm. Weight 33.16 grams. Reeded edge.

Obverses: portrait of Queen Elizabth II by Ian Rank Broadley.
Reverses: designs by Peter Soobik sculpted by Wojciech Pietranik.

All coins are flawless FDC, in original black oyster box and outer cardboard packaging, as received from the Mint.
These are truly impressive numismatic masterpieces.

Year Description
Mintage
Price $A
1999 THE PAST. Bimetallic ten dollars proof. Metal composition: outer ring 99.9% silver; centre 99.9% copper in plush black velvet oyster case. Complete with numbered card and undamaged packaging. click here for image
20,000
950

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8. Royal Australian Mint ten dollar uncirculated coins
All coins are flawless Gem Uncirculated in original packaging as received from the Mint.

Year Description Mintage Price $A
1985 State series, Victoria, in official dark blue plastic wallet, original packaging . click here for image
81,751
24
1986 State series, South Australia, in official black plastic wallet, original packaging
78,100
24
1987 State series, New South Wales, in official bright blue plastic wallet, original packaging
55,000
26
1989 State series, Queensland, in official glossy cardboard folder, original packaging
48,929
26
1991 State series, Tasmania, in official green and red glossy cardboard folder, original packaging
26,150
26
1992 State series, Northern Territory, in official bright red glossy cardboard folder, original packaging
24,164
27

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9. Miscellaneous RAM and Perth Mint issues

1984 One dollar note and one dollar coin in original blue plastic wallet $25

1988 Two dollar silver proof coin in black plush jewellery case with certificate of authenticity $24.50

1990 Masterpieces in silver: three one dollar coins and solid silver dollar note plaque, no. 08562 with certificate of authenticity, slightly scuffed outer black box and some light foxing on interior of display case, but all coins flawless $115

1993 RAM silver kangaroo in original capsule and card. click here for image $48.50

1994 RAM silver kangaroo in original capsule and card. click here for image $48.50


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