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Macquarie Mint is delighted to present the Halfpenny & Penny Australian Type Set! Get your Australian predecimal collection off to the best possible start in an instant with this beautifully presented 10-coin set – featuring an example of every standard Halfpenny and Penny type issued in Australia from 1911 to 1964!

Collecting by ‘type’ – that is, by design, without reference to date – is an extremely popular way to gain a definitive appreciation of Australian currency, and this 10-coin set is ideal for that purpose! A comprehensive overview, this brilliant set is underpinned by sharp, museum-style presentation that combines information with elegance. Discover the distinguishing features of each type, from the two reverse designs employed on King George VI Halfpennies, to the unique, one-year-only obverse design featured on the Queen Elizabeth II 1953 Penny.

The perfect gift for any Australian history buff, don’t miss this brilliant set! Hold a piece of Australia’s numismatic past in your hands – at a surprisingly affordable price.

  • Comprises an example of each of the ten standard Australian Halfpenny and Penny types, all in hand selected Average Circulated condition
  • Includes the one-year-only Queen Elizabeth II 1953 ‘no F:D’ Penny!
  • Beautifully presented in an informative, museum-style hardback folder
  • Tremendous value-for-money at less than $100!


Macquarie Mint is delighted to present the Halfpenny & Penny Australian Type Set! Get your Australian predecimal collection off to the best possible start in an instant with this beautifully presented 10-coin set – featuring an example of every standard Halfpenny and Penny type issued in Australia from 1911 to 1964!

Collecting by ‘type’ – that is, by design, without reference to date – is an extremely popular way to gain a definitive appreciation of Australian currency, and this 10-coin set is ideal for that purpose! A comprehensive overview, this brilliant set is underpinned by sharp, museum-style presentation that combines information with elegance. Discover the distinguishing features of each type, from the two reverse designs employed on King George VI Halfpennies, to the unique, one-year-only obverse design featured on the Queen Elizabeth II 1953 Penny.

The perfect gift for any Australian history buff, don’t miss this brilliant set! Hold a piece of Australia’s numismatic past in your hands – at a surprisingly affordable price.

Product ID: SH274
$ 99