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Newly Discovered Australian 1916 Mule Halfpenny

On Saturday, October 5 Roxburys’ Auction House in sunny Queensland will feature an example of Australia’s rarest circulation coin: a 1916 mule halfpenny (KM-30). Importantly this is not one of the previously known examples. It is a discovery coin found … Continue reading

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Great Plane Robbery Created Australian Specimens

One lot in Queensland’s Roxburys auction house’s May sale provided the latest chapter in Australia’s 1982 Great Plane Robbery gone wrong. It consisted of an exceedingly rare Australian specimen set. On Sept. 21, 1982, the Queensland Police arrested five men … Continue reading

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Thai Notes sell well in sunny Queensland

Historic Thai notes seldom cross the block in Brisbane, Australia. Bob and Jacquie Innes of Roxbury’s Auction House were a little perplexed when an extensive collection in three albums arrived on consignment for their May auction. The notes had been … Continue reading

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Gold Goose dollar brings $22,188

Among Australia’s most sought-after decimal coins are the unofficial 1967 silver and gold dollar patterns of Andor Mezaros showing a Black Swan in flight. These coins have long been dubbed simply as Goose dollars by collectors. The 38 mm, 40.3 … Continue reading

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