In the middle of 2015, a 1966 silver Australian uniface obverse pattern dollar coin was offered for sale via public auction. This coin had not been seen on the open market since March 1988, so it was an exciting offering. Excitement was building in the collector market as the 50th anniversary of decimal currency approached, however despite the topicality that the coin has, it was passed in without being sold.
Although coins are passed in at auction all the time, I was a little surprised by the result - the little I knew of the coin told me that it was incredibly... read more
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