Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Australia's Holey Dollars Reappear

Royal Australian Mint Images
The bicentenary of Australia’s first coins, the Holey Dollar and Dump, has been recognised on Australia’s first coin of the year in the traditional coin strike on New Year’s Day at the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra.

The first Holey Dollars and Dumps were struck in 1813 from Spanish eight reale coins, to give the . . .

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