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SH092 SH093 AQ786 AQ787 AF436 GZ031 AR419 SH084 SH066 AR465 AR382 AO818 AQ155 AR309 AR381 AR245 AR367 AQ689 KC750 AN148 AN160 AN511

AR268 AF509 AR334 AR335 AR336 AQ649 AR084 AR085 AR082 AR083 AG299 AG300 AG301 AG302 AG303 AG585 AG586 AG587 AG588 AG589 AG590 AG591 AG592 AG593 AG594 AG595 AG596 AF978 AH703 AH704 AH705 AH706 AH707 AH708 AL611 AL612 AL613 AM349 AL614 AL615 AL616 AL617 AL618 AL619

First Australian Horse Race Tuvalu 2010 $1 First Australian Horse Race 1oz Silver Proof Money – Mid August 2010 Page 1 – Limited Edition PNC! 2010 20c Burke & Wills PNC 2010 20c Burke & Wills PNC Consecutive Pair Page 2 – Australia’s Golden Heritage 2010 $1 Treasures Of Australia Gold Nuggets 1oz Silver Proof 2010 $100 Treasures Of Australia Gold Nuggets 1oz Gold Proof 2001 Prospector Silver & Gold Set Australian Gold Nugget approx 1g Sovereign Hill Bottle Of Gold Page 3 – Ned Kelly in pure gold! Niue 2010 $100 Ned Kelly 1oz Gold Proof Tuvalu 2010 $25 Ned Kelly 1/4oz Gold Proof Page 4 – Sydney Show Special! 2010 $1 Celebrate Australia Sydney ANDA Show 1oz Silver Proof Page 5 – Young Collectors - COMPLETE! 2010 $1 Young Collectors Backyard Bugs BU Set 2008 $1 Young Collectors Australian Wildlife BU Set 2009 $1 Young Collectors Space BU Set Tuvalu 2010 $1 Blackbeard The Pirate Al-Br BU Page 6 – Hot new PNCs! 2010 $1 Burke & Wills PNC 2010 20c ATO Centenary PNC 2010 20c Fromelles PNC Page 7 – The Land of the Pharaohs Somali Republic 2009 250 Shillings Treasures Of Tutankhamun Cu-Ni Gold-plated Proof Collection (5) Ancient Egypt Symbol Set Cleopatra Silver Tetradrachm Replica Egypt 1967-2005 Coin Set (7) Isle Of Man 2008 Tutankhamun 4-coin Silver Proof Set JUST TWO AVAILABLE! Page 8 – Genuine Shipwreck coins! 1770s-1790s Spanish-American Silver 8 Reales Shipwreck Coin Admiral Gardner 10 & 20 Cash Pair Page 9 – A diversity of Dolphins! 2010 $1 Dolphin Dreaming 1oz Silver BU 2010 $15 Dolphin Dreaming 2.5g Gold BU 2010 $25 Dolphin Dreaming 10g Gold BU 2006 $1 Ocean Series Bottlenose Dolphin Al-Br Unc NZ 2010 Proof Set NZ 2010 Mint Set NZ 2010 $5 Maui Dolphin Silver Proof NZ 2010 $5 Maui Dolphin Cu-Ni BU Pages 10 & 11 – Dansco Specials! Dansco Deluxe Album – Halfpenny Dansco Deluxe Album – Penny Dansco Deluxe Album – Threepence & Sixpence Dansco Deluxe Album – Shilling Dansco Deluxe Album – Florin Dansco Deluxe Album – 1c & 2c Dansco Deluxe Album – 5c Dansco Deluxe Album – 10c Dansco Deluxe Album – 20c Dansco Deluxe Album – 50c Dansco Deluxe Album – $1 Dansco Deluxe Album – $2 Dansco Supreme Album – Halfpenny Dansco Supreme Album – Penny Dansco Supreme Album – Threepence & Sixpence Dansco Supreme Album – Shilling Dansco Supreme Album – Florin Dansco Supreme Album – 1c & 2c Dansco Supreme Album – 5c Dansco Supreme Album – 10c Dansco Supreme Album – 20c Dansco Supreme Album – 50c Dansco Supreme Album – $1 Dansco Supreme Album – $2 Dansco Supreme Pages 16mm Dansco Supreme Pages 18mm Dansco Supreme Pages 19mm Dansco Supreme Pages 21mm Dansco Supreme Pages 23mm Dansco Supreme Pages 24mm Dansco Supreme Pages 26mm Dansco Supreme Pages 29mm Dansco Supreme Pages 30mm Dansco Supreme Pages 33mm SUBTOTAL COLUMN ONE


$17.00 $34.00 $132.00 $2,253.00 $153.00 $85.00 $26.00 SOLD OUT $591.00 $81.00 $68.00 $85.00 $68.00 $12.75 $12.75 SOLD OUT $15.50

$336.00 $41.50 $10.75 $14.25 $591.00 $68.00 $58.00 $60.00 $183.00 $685.00 $15.00 $136.00 $64.00 $85.00 $42.00


Qty US$ Price Total AL622 AL623 AL624 AL625 AL626 AL627 AL628 AL630 AL631 AL607 AL606 AL605 AL609 AL608 SH034 AN270 AO284 AN523 AO695 AO949 AR095 AP685 AR093 KC236 AQ910 AR244 AM700 AL873 AR422 AR424 AR425 AR423 AR131 AQ656 AQ657 AQ658 KC705 AQ919 AQ918 SH094 AR470

$7.75 SOLD OUT $7.75 $7.75 $7.75 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 $8.25 SOLD OUT SOLD OUT $8.25 $22.00 $22.00 $22.00 $22.00 $22.00 $22.00 $22.00 $22.00 $22.00 SOLD OUT $22.00 $22.00 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25 $10.25


AR473 AR428 AR426 AR240 AQ974 AO707 AP740

Dansco Supreme Pages 37mm Dansco Supreme Pages 38mm Dansco Supreme Pages 39mm Dansco Supreme Pages 40mm Dansco Supreme Pages 41mm Dansco Supreme Pages 42mm Dansco Supreme Pages 45mm Dansco Supreme Pages 50mm Dansco Supreme Pages 55mm Dansco Supreme Pages 1 Cent Dansco Supreme Pages 2 Cent Dansco Supreme Pages 5 Cent Dansco Supreme Pages Halfpenny & Penny Dansco Supreme Pages Shilling & Florin Page 12 – A call to Arms... 2001 50c Federation Commemorative 10-coin Collection Unc 2008 $1 Coat Of Arms ‘C’ Mintmark Al-Br BU 2008 $1 Coat Of Arms ‘B’ Privymark Al-Br BU 2008 $1 Coat Of Arms ‘S’ Privymark Al-Br BU 2008 $1 Coat Of Arms ‘M’ Privymark Al-Br BU 2008 $1 Coat Of Arms ‘M’ Counterstamp Al-Br BU Page 13 – Affordable and Official! 2009 Dolphin Medallion PNC 2009 $1 Postal Service Bicentenary PNC 2008 Hawthorn Premiers Medallion PNC 2006 $1 Television Mintmark 4-coin Set Unc 2008 20c International Year Of Planet Earth BU 2010 $1 Inspirational Australians Fred Hollows Unc Page 14 – The world of numismatics... World Banknote Set Of 50 Fine-Unc World Coins Half Kilo Bag (125-150 coins) Europe World Coin Sets Lucky Dip Asia/Pacific World Coin Sets Lucky Dip Africa World Coin Sets Lucky Dip Americas World Coin Sets Lucky dip Page 15 – Glorious Gold Sovereigns 2010 $25 Sovereign Gold Proof GB 2010 Gold Sovereign BU GB 2010 Gold Half Sovereign BU GB 2010 Gold Quarter Sovereign BU Complete 2010 Sovereign Trio 1910M Edward VII Sovereign BU 1910S Edward VII Sovereign BU Page 16 – Aussie icons in Silver and Gold! 2010 Australian Animals 1oz Gold & Silver Specimen Set On the Order Form… 2010 50c 150th Running Of The Melbourne Cup™ Gold-plated 2-coin Silver Proof Set 2010 50c 150th Running Of The Melbourne Cup™ Cu-Ni Unc 2011 50c 60th Anniversary Of National Service Cu-Ni Unc France 2010 10€ Mother Teresa Silver Proof Andorra 2010 10 Diners Holy Helpers – St George Silver Proof Andorra 2010 10 Diners Holy Helpers – St Christopher Silver Proof France 2008 1.5€ Lourdes 150th Anniversary Silver Proof The Lord’s Prayer Silver Pendant with Paper Pages SUBTOTAL COLUMN TWO

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$141.00 $7.75 $7.75 $49.50 $68.00 $68.00 $52.50 $34.00


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Sensational S en n new Melbourne Cup™ tribute! An eexclusive, inspiring release from the Royal Australian Mint, the new 2010 50c 150th Melbourne Cup™ Gold-plated 2-coin 2-co Silver Proof Set forms a sensational tribute to one of Australia’s – and the world’s – most celebrated sporting events. eeve A project of the Victoria Turf Club, inspired by similar ventures created by the rival Victoria Jockey Club, the Melbourne Cup™ was first held in 1861 at Flemington Racecourse. It proved to be an inauspicious start, as the Victorian C population was reeling from the news a few days earlier that Burke & Wills had perished on their expedition to p Australia’s north. Only 4,000 people attended, watching Archer win the first Melbourne Cup™, winning a purse of A £710 and a gold goold watch. Rising from these humble beginnings, the Melbourne Cup™ is now an integral integraal part of Australian life – it is an event that stops the entire nation. Indeed, it is a race that th stops the world, with a global TV audience numbering an incredible 700 million! millio


With Wit the importance of the Melbourne Cup™ in mind, there is no doubt that W this tth stunning new precious metal Proof Set will be sought after by collector and a non-collector alike – especially given the spellbinding quality of the coins! Crafted from 18.24g of .999 fine silver, and delicately enhanced with c pure p .9999 gold, the two coins are distinguished by the most recognisable emblems of Australia’s most celebrated horse race. Measuring 31.51mm, e the th first coin portrays the legendary Phar Lap – favourite in three consecutive Cups, Cu and winner in 1930 – with the second coin graced with a design of the C Melbourne Cup™ itself. Me M





A finne presentation, and extremely exclusive with the mintage set at a mere 5,000, each selectively gold-plated Silver Proof Set is housed within an official RAM case, seele complete with w a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.


Never to be found in change! An affordable way to pay homage to Australia’s most famous horse race, and a must-have for those interested in the prestigious 2-coin set above, the Royal Australian Mint’s new 2010 50c 150th Running of the Melbourne Cup™ Cu-Ni Unc is also an absolutely crucial acquisition for traditional decimal collectors. Not to be issued into general circulation, and never to be found in change, this will be the only place you will be able to secure this unique Australian legal tender type – and therefore the only way you can keep your collection complete! Struck to Unc quality, and bearing a superbly balanced design upon its 31.51mm flan, each one-year-only 50c commemorative is presented within an attractive, official RAM card.

A$ 95


US$ 75


2010 50c 150th RUNNING OF THE MELBOURNE CUP™ Cu-Ni BU Official Issue Price AR473

Not issued for circulation! A unique addition to Australia’s hugely popular commemorative 50c series, this new w 2011-dated Australian legal tender type from the Royal Australian Mint pays homagee to the 60th anniversary of Australian National Service. A crucial element of the country’s defence during the Cold War era, Australian National Service was introduced in 1951 – a result of the variety of global and regional conflicts of the post-WWII period, including the Korean War, Malayan Emergency and Viet Minh uprising against the French in Vietnam. During the two National Service schemes – 1951-60 and 1965-72 – a total of 287,000 Australian men were called up for compulsory military service in the Navy, Army or Air Force. More than 200 of those National Servicemen died during active service in Borneo and Vietnam. In September this year, the Australian Government will unveil the new National Service Memorial at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. To mark this important n nt event, and the 60th anniversary of Australian National Service in 2011, the Royal Australian Mint has rightly decided to issue a unique 50c commemorative coin. Distinguished by a stylised depiction of the new National Service Memorial upon the 31.51mm flan, this one-year-only cu-ni 50c type is more than just an impressive Australian military commemorative. Not to be issued for general circulation, and therefore never to be secured from your change, this unique type is absolutely crucial to serious decimal coin collectors.

A$ 95


US$ 75


2011 50c Housed in an official RAM card and not to be issued in any other form, this NATIONAL SERVICE official Royal Australian Mint coin is simply a must-have for those seeking to maintain a complete 50c or general decimal collection. A small price to pay to 60th ANNIVERSARY Cu-Ni BU Official Issue Price keep your collection complete, the 2011 50c National Service 60th Anniversary AR428 Cu-Ni BU is available at an Official Issue Price of just A$8.95.

Blessed Teresa of Calcutta…

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Paying homage to one of the world’s most famous humanitarian figures, this poignant legal tender issue from Monnaie de Paris celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mother Teresa – the legendary Catholic nun known as Blessed Teresa of Calcutta. Born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in what is now Skopje in Macedonia in 1910, Mother Teresa departed for India in 1929. Establishing the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta in 1950, and working tirelessly over 45 years to assist the poor, sick and dying, Mother Teresa’s work with children was her greatest legacy – as reflected in the design found upon the reverse of this 37mm 22.20g 90% silver Proof from Monnaie de Paris.

Surrounded by the motto, ‘In our house there is always a bed ready for one more child’, this touching motif is united with an obverse portrayal of Mother Teresa with Pope John Paul II, who oversaw her beatification after she died in 1997. A compelling tribute to the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize winner, each precious metal Proof is set in an official case with a Certificate confirming the mintage of 15,000. With the Mother Teresa Gold Proof Series already sold out at the Mint, and the 10€ Silver Proof sure to follow, do not miss this limited window of opportunity.

Mintage just 5,000!

Visionary Lourdes tribute… Honouring the 150th anniversary of the treasured Christian shrine of worship at Lourdes, where Bernadette Soubirous experienced 18 visitations by the Virgin Mary in 1858, this French legal 1.5€ was understandably tender 11. popular pop pul when unveiled in 2008. Indeed, the entire mintage In nd sold out at Monnaie de so Paris!

Crafted to the height of Proof quality from 28.28g of sterling silver, these 38.61mm legal tender coins form a captivating tribute to two of the most well known saints of Christian history. Released to worldwide acclaim, the first coin of An Andorra’s 10 Diner Holy Helpers P Silver Proof Series is a unique celeb celebration of St Christopher. Leg Legend has it that St St Christopher was a Canaanite g giant who, after baptism, c carried travellers across a river upon his shoulders –  – including Jesus as a child. He was dubbed ‘the bearer of Chri by the young messiah, Christ’ th coin depicts Jesus sitting and the upon St Ch St Christopher.






Mirroring demand for the first coin in the series, the second Holy Helpers Silver Proof celebrates St George. The symbolic battle between St George with the forces of evil (the Dragon) is superbly recreated upon the broad crown-sized flan of this unique sterling silver Proof. No matter which you choose, each of these unique, exclusive coins is complete with a Certificate A$ 95 A$ 95 of Authenticity confirming the US$ US$ 68 68 tiny worldwide ANDORRA 2010 10 DINERS ANDORRA 2010 10 DINERS mintage of HOLY HELPERS HOLY HELPERS 5,000. ST CHRISTOPHER ST GEORGE SILVER PROOF SILVER PROOF





The first coin in the world to depict both John Paul II and Benedict XXVI – who both visited LLourdes – each 37mm 22.20g 90% silver Proof is 222 set in an official case with a Certificate of Authenticity attesting Certificat to the mintage of 15,000.

The Lord’s Prayer Affordable and intriguing, the Lord’s Prayer Pendant with Paper Pages forms the perfect gift for family or friends.






Complete with a beautiful necklace, this fine piece of jewellery comprises two sterling silver ‘book covers’, within which is found the entire text of the Lord’s Prayer – in seven different languages! Printed upon real paper, the Lord’s Prayer is rendered in full in English, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, French and German. Providing the ideal environment for such a meaningful, impressive gift, each Lord’s Prayer Silver Pendant with Paper Pages is housed within an attractive presentation case – ready to wrap. Fantastic valuefor-money at less than A$40!

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