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Australia 1928 Shilling Counterfeit

Counterfeit Silver 1928 Shilling Contemporary silver counterfeit, probably minted in China in the early 1930’s. An interesting forgery which is discussed in the 1950’s book “The Shadow”. Read the full story here. Coin Information Reference Number: C071504 Country: Australia Denomination:

Australia 1930 Penny Altered Date

Altered Date 1930 Penny A real Australian penny with the date altered to read 1930 (the keydate of the penny series). Coin has the Birmingham reverse which was not used for the 1930 penny. The Birmingham reverse was used for

Australia 1931 Counterfeit Florin

Australia 1931 Florin – Base Metal Forgery Contemporary cast base metal counterfeit. Shows some hints of attempted silvering. Coin Information Reference Number: C091708 Country: Australia Denomination: Florin Year: 1931 Error Type: Contemporary Base Metal Counterfeit

Australia 1932 Counterstamped Sydney Harbour Bridge Rivet Medal ZS/2

Counterstamped Sydney Harbour Bridge Rivet Medal c.1932 Carlisle ZS/2 Struck by Amor Mint around 1932 when the Sydney Harbour Bridge officially opened. This medal is struck on a planchet made from a slice of surplus bridge rivet made by McPhersons

Australia 1934-35 Melbourne Centenary Florin PCGS MS65

Proof-like fields and a strong wreath, this is an exceptional coin for an MS65 grade.

Australia 1935 3d MS66

Coin Information Country: Australia Denomination: 3d Year: 1935 Grade: MS66 PCGS Reference: 14791924

Australia 1936 Counterfeit Florin

Click image to enlarge Contemporary cast base metal counterfeit. A large amount of original silvering is still present, a better attempt at forging a florin that most I have seen. Coin Information Reference Number: C111702 Country: Australia Denomination: Florin Year:

Australia 1936 Penny PCGS MS64RB

1936 Penny PCGS MS64RB Coin Information Country: Australia Denomination: Penny Year: 1936 Grade: MS64RB PCGS Reference: 14932548

Australia 1937 Crown PCGS MS63

1937 5 Shillings or Crown PCGS MS63 Coin Information Country: Australia Denomination: Crown Year: 1937 Grade: MS63 PCGS Reference: 14049865

Australia 1938 1/2d MS65RB

Coin Information Country: Australia Denomination: 1/2d Year: 1938 Grade: MS65RB PCGS Reference: 15280339