MS68 2016 $1 50th Anniversary of Decimal Changeover Coin

Original price was: $199.00.Current price is: $169.00.

Coin Specifications

Year 2016
Denomination $1
Country Australia
Max Mintage 0.56m
Finish UNC
Primary Material CuNi
Primary Material Weight 9.00g
Coin Dimensions (mm) 25.00

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Exclusive MS68 2016 $1 Changeover Coin – A Historical Commemorative Piece

Unearth the rarity and significance of the MS68 2016 $1 Changeover Coin , released in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Australia’s shift to decimal currency. This coin is a prized find for collectors worldwide due to its significant historical context and limited release.

Rarity and Historical Significance

With a limited mintage of just 560,000, the 2016 Changeover Dollar becomes a standout piece, especially when contrasted with the prolific 1984 issue. It commemorates Australia’s monetary shift in 1966 from the traditional Pounds, Shillings, and Pence to a modern decimal system of Dollars and Cents, marking a transformative phase in the nation’s history.

Distinctive Design Elements

Issued by the Royal Australian Mint, this coin features unique designs that resonate with historical echoes:
• The reverse retains the iconic bounding Kangaroos, symbolizing movement towards the future.
• The obverse showcases a special design integrating the esteemed Australian Florin, reflecting the nation’s rich monetary heritage.

Quality Assurance

• Certified with an MS68 grade, indicating a well-struck coin with very minimal imperfections.
• Accompanied by PCGS certification, providing detailed quality assessments and true-view images for complete transparency.

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Additional information

Denomination

Year

2016

Country

Australia

Theme

History

Grade

Region

Oceania

Mintage

Finish

UNC

Composition

CuNi

Weight

9.00g

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