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Pirate Guide to Collecting Australian Coins Paperback: 2023-2024 Edition

Pirate Guide to Collecting Australian Coins Paperback: 2023-2024 Edition

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This Pirate Guide to Collecting Australian Coins Paperback: 2023-2024 Edition lists all Australian decimal coins currently in circulation, including the coloured $2 coins released by Woolworths as well as the dinosaur coins, alphabet coins, and Aussie big things coins from Australia Post.

Features in the Pirate Guide:
The Pirate Guide to Collecting Australian Coins is a 128-page full colour paperback book.

There are large, high quality images of the actual coins, so you can see exactly what to look for, plus mintages so you know which coins are rarest.

This book covers every Australian coin released into circulation by the Royal Australian Mint in the following denominations from 1966 to the end of 2023, with a chapter for each coin:

1 & 2 Cent
5 Cent
10 Cent
20 Cent
50 Cent
1 Dollar
2 Dollars

Each chapter has:
High quality photos of every coin design in circulation since 1966
Latest mintage (rarity) for each coin (where it has been revealed), updated at the end of 2023
Scoreboards comparing the mintages for the coins with special designs
Valuable Errors and Varieties unique to specific coins, including how to spot them!
The Two Dollar chapter also includes details of the following special releases from Woolworths (with photos and mintage details):

2016 Olympics $2 set
2017 Possum Magic $2 set
2018 Commonwealth Games $2 set
2019 Mr Squiggle $2 set
2019 Wallabies coin
2020 Women’s Cricket coin
2020/21 Olympics $2 set
2021 Wiggles $2 set
2022 Commonwealth Games A/U/S $2 set
2022 Socceroos coin
2023 Vegemite $2 set
2023 Matildas $2 and $1 set
The One Dollar chapter includes the Australia Post Alphabet series from 2019, 2021 and 2022, with photos and mintage details of all 26 coins from these sets. It also includes the Dinosaur series from 2022, and the Aussie Big Things series from 2023.

Valuable error coins to look for:
There are sections on the errors, varieties and mintmarks unique to each coin, including the Mule Errors from the dollar coin, the valuable "alien" die clash error (and many others) plus how to identify these errors/varieties.

Updates in the 2023-2024 edition:
All of the new coins put into circulation in 2023
Updated mintages from the RAM report
New info on how to get the most from the book
A new section on ‘general errors’ to check on all coins
Scoreboards to easily identify lower mintage coins
New details on errors, varieties and mintmarks and how to verify them (including where to look for the C-Mintmark on the relevant $2 coins)
Information on the various Heads sides in 2023 (including King Charles III)
Plus a few extra surprises
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