Coins of Australia

The discovery of gold in the mid-nineteenth century led to the establishment of branch mints in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. The Sovereigns and Half-Sovereigns minted there went on to circulate across the world alongside those struck in London. In 1910, Australia replaced British coins with a distinctive coinage of its own. At first these coins were struck in the United Kingdom but their production switched to the branch mints during the First World War. When Australia changed over to a decimal coinage in 1966, The Royal Mint was involved in the production of master tools and coins to assist the newly opened Royal Australian Mint in Canberra. The decimal coins feature an attractive series of wildlife designs by Stuart Devlin. More recently, in the early 1980s, The Royal Mint was again able to offer assistance by producing coins at a time when the supply of coins by the Royal Australian Mint was temporarily interrupted.

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Queen Victoria Australian Sovereign VF

The sought-after Queen Victoria Australian Sovereign

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1908 Edward VII Perth Mint Sovereign

Price: £695.00

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1931 George V Sovereign Perth Mint Mark

Price: £620.00

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1919 George V Sovereign Sydney Mint Mark

Price: £695.00

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George V Sovereign 1924 Perth Mint Mark

Price: £659.00

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1929 George V Sovereign Perth Mint Mark

Price: £620.00

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1907 Edward VII Melbourne Mint Sovereign

Price: £695.00

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George V Sovereign 1927 Perth Mint Mark

Price: £795.00

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1918 Branch Mint Set Colonial Mints

Price: £2,895.00

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George V Sovereign 1919 Perth

George V Sovereign 1919 Perth

Extremely Fine Condition

Price: £650.00

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1886 Victoria Young Head St George Sovereign

Price: £600.00

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George V Sovereign 1921 Perth

Price: £660.00

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1879 Victoria Young Head St George Sovereign

Price: £600.00

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