Miscellaneous Australian Coin Books and Guides
The Story of the Royal Australian Mint

Making Money

The Story of the Royal Australian Mint
2002
Denison St
Deakin ACT 2600
Ph 1300 652 020
Royal Australian Mint

ISBN 0 85858 155 8

A booklet detailing the history of the RAM as well as showing how the various coins are made along with some interesting trivia on then current issues.

Striking Gold
100 Years of the Perth Mint

1st Edition
John McIlwraith & Anthea Harris
1999
310 Hay St
East Perth WA 6004
Perth Mint

ISBN 0 646 36985 7

Details the 100 year history of the Perth Mint from 1899 to 1999, dealing mainly with gold coins but also some other modern issues. Essential reading for any gold coin collector.
Striking Gold 100 Years of the Perth Mint
A Century of Minting Excellence

The History of Australian Coin Production at the Perth Mint

A Century of Minting Excellence
Goldcorp
1999
310 Hay St
East Perth WA 6004
Australia
Perth Mint

ISBN 0 646 38606 9

Details all Australian coins made by the Perth Mint, from gold sovereigns through circulating bronze issues to the modern gold and silver issues.
A very detailed book with pictures and information, including mintages, issue prices and packaging.
Only available directly from the Perth Mint by internet order.

Convict Love Tokens

Michelle Field & Timothy Millet
1998
Wakefield Press
PO Box 2266
Kent Town SA
5071
Australia

ISBN 1 86254 434 4

"To Read"
Convict Love Tokens
The Holey Dollar and Dump Collection

The Holey Dollar and Dump Collection

1988 - 1989 - 1990
Goldcorp
1991
310 Hay St
East Perth WA 6004
Australia
Perth Mint

Issued as a companion to the Holey Dollar and Dump Coins issued at the same time, this book has a great history of currency in the first days of our colony, a study of silver history in Australia and information about modern issues by the Perth Mint.

The Holey Dollars of New South Wales

Dr W J D Mira and W J Noble
1988
Australian Numismatic Society
In Association with
The Mint and Barracks Museum
A Division of the Museum of Applied Arts and Science
Sydney
Australia

ISBN 0 9590796 1 0
The Holey Dollars of New South Wales
Heads I Win

Heads I Win

Jeffrey Watson, Don Thomas and Jack Bennet
1986
Angus & Robertson
Unit 4 , Eden Park
31 Waterloo Rd
North Ryde NSW 2113
Australia

ISBN 0 207 15246 2

The Australasian Handbook of Coin Collecting

Alan J Patterson
1984
Philatelic Wholesalers
24 Stanley St
Collingwood Vic
3066
Australia

ISBN 0 9593769 4 1

A tiny booklet, being used as a source of historical pricing data.
The Australasian Handbook of Coin Collecting
Coinage and Currency in New South Wales 1788-1829

Coinage and Currency
in
New South Wales
1788-1829

Dr W J D Mira
1981
The Wentworth Press
26 Harriet St
Marrickville NSW
2204
Australia

ISBN 0 9595474 2 8

The Australian Coin Catalogue

Alan J Patterson
1981
Philatelic Wholesalers
24 Stanley St
Collingwood Vic
3066
Australia

ISBN 0 9593769 0 9

A tiny booklet, being used as a source of historical pricing data.
The Australian Coin Catalogue
A Guide to Australian Coins

A Guide to Australian Coins

Readers Digest
1978
Readers Digest Services
26-32 Waterloo St
Surrey Hills NSW
2010
Australia

ISBN 0 909486 67 0

An Account of the Coins, Coinages and Currency of Australasia

Coleman P Hyman
First Published 1893, 1973 Re-print
John Dury
11 East Stockwell St
Colchester, Essex
CO1 1SS
England

"To Read"
An Account of the Coins, Coinages and Currency of Australasia
The World of the Holey Dollar

The World of the Holey Dollar

Phillip Spalding
1973
Photocopy
Channel Lithograph Company
Santa Barbara
California, USA

To Read

Foundations of the Australian Monetary System
1788 -1851

S J Butlin
1968
First Published 1953
Sydney University Press
Press Building
University of Sydney

The synopsis says this book covers everything from preparations for the new colony right through to the establishment of British banks.
Foundations of the Australian Monetary System
Australia's Dollars and Cents

Australia's Dollars and Cents

1968
Reserve Bank of Australia

Put out after decimalization in order to help educate the public. An interesting piece of history.

The Guide Book of Canadian Coins,
Paper Currency and Tokens
1659-1965
Modern British Coins
1797-1965
Australian and New Zealand Coins

H.C. Taylor & Somer James
1965
Canadian Numismatic Publishing Institute
Winnipeg
Canada

An interesting find, this book was found in Tasmania. It has a brief history of Canadian currency with price guides to Canadian, British, Australian and New Zealand coins

The Guide Book of Canadian Coins, Paper Currency and Tokens 1659-1965 Modern British Coins 1797-1965 Australian and New Zealand Coins
The "Ingots" and "Assay Office Pieces" of South Australia

The "Ingots" and "Assay Office Pieces"
of South Australia


J. Hunt Deacon
Circa 1960
Hawthorn Press
Melbourne


Coin Collector's Journal
The Coins of King George The Sixth


Some dude is editor
March/April 1952
Wayte Raymond Inc
New York

Attempts to list all Commonwealth issues of King George VI to date at that time, a rather interesting item.
Coin Collector's Journal
Australasian Tokens and Coins

Australasian Tokens and Coins

1st Edition
Dr Arthur Andrews
1921
Trustees of the Mitchell Library
William Applegate Gullick
Government Printer
Sydney

Sterling Decimal Coinage

Walter Lennox Craig
1918
Effingham Wilson
42 Threadneedle St
London E C 2

"A Colonial plea for modernizing our money" An interesting book, seems it deals with attempt to decimalise our currency back in May 1918, more to come when read.
Sterling Decimal Coinage
Coinage and Currency of South Australia

Coinage and Currency of South Australia

Re-printed from the proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, South Australian Branch, Vol XII
Thomas Gill
1912
Vardon & Sons Ltd
Gresham St
Adelaide
South Australia

Initial read shows facsimiles of both Acts, the people and times that lead to the striking of the Adelaide gold coins as well as some more amazing snippets, looking forward to getting stuck into this one.

Atkins Coins and Tokens of the British Possessions and Colonies

James Atkins
1889
Bernard Quaritch
15 Piccadilly
London
United Kingdom


Good section on Australian coins and tokens, including the "Adelaide Gold Tokens" and the Kangaroo Patterns
Atkins Coins and Tokens of the British Possessions and Colonies
The Tradesmen's Tokens of the Australasian Colonies

The Tradesmen's Tokens of the Australasian Colonies, Together with an account of the Early silver pieces and Gold Coinage of Australia

With an addenda by James Atkins
C. W. Stainsfield
1888
W. S. Lincoln & Son
New Oxford St
London
United Kingdom

This seems to be the reference that Atkins used in his book, thorough description of the Tokens and how and why they were made, even describes a Holey Dollar and Dump for the Tasmanian Colonies, of which there was only one known example at that time........


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