Australian Penny

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  1. Investing for kids

    Investing for kids Well-Known Member

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    I've got a few Australian Pre Decimal Pennies and halfpennies and i have no idea what they are worth today.
    Any advice?
     
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    ozcopper Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Depends on the year and condition, FOR PENNIES LOOK FOR 1925, 1930, 1946, For halfpennies, 1923, 1939 Roo.
     
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    When I was look at values for my pennies and half pennies, I was disappointed to learn that most are worth little to nothing. Still fun to collect though.

    Here's I guide I found from a quick google search. Seems to be helpful for 1911-1936 pennies.
    http://www.tdkapdc.com.au/australian-penny-1911-to-1936.html
     
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    Yeah none of those sadly. Will look out. I also know that 1937's are super valuable.
     
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    very true. Its nice to have a small thing to do like that, even if they arent worth much
     
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    Even copper 1 and 2 cents are a bit of fun.
    In a second hand shop one day I brought a box full of them for $5 bucks, later in the day when I was counting them it turned out there was about $7.50 worth of change in there.
    Buying decimal currency for under face had me feeling pretty good. :p
     
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    must've :)
     
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    Excluding those years noted by ozcopper, those copper pennies / half pennies are probably worth about $1.00 each. Seems to be the price I've seen bulk go for on SS and was what I got for each when I sold a load last year.
     
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    Were not these produced by 2 different mints: Melbourne and Perth?
    For some some years, the RM Perth branch coins have low mintages.
     
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    There are plenty of 1930 Token Penny out there. :eek::eek::eek:
    What to look for ? The zero in 1930 is a slim zero Not The Fat Big Zero
    Further Reading..

    http://blog.perthmint.com.au/2012/02/21/1930-penny-detecting-a-forgery/

    Plenty still sell so much out there.... Doesn't mean they are The Real Mc Coy. :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::(:(:(
     
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