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Task - To Noodle A Complete Set Of The Great Aussie Coin Hunt 'A' To 'Z'

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 Posted 07/21/2020  06:20 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add coaster to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Back in the day I succumbed to the hype and purchased a set from Australia Post ... mainly for convenience but also to have an uncirculated set.



Since then I've always wondered how difficult it would be to find the set myself. Maybe I've left it a little late but anyway I'm going to give it a go!

My strategy is to noodle $100 worth of one dollar coins at a time and see how long it takes to complete the set.

I already have 'D', 'H', 'T' and 'U' that's been found in change so I've only got 22 coins to go! Updated results to come shortly .

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Australia
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 Posted 07/21/2020  10:48 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coaster to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Even though the focus is on the alphabet letters I'll also list any other relevant 2019-20 coins, along with any other unexpected coins, that are found.

1st $100

2019 A-Z - letter 'G'


2019 AUS - 'U' privy mark

2001 90 degree rotation





Only 21 to go!

Edited by coaster
07/21/2020 10:51 am
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 Posted 07/21/2020  5:47 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add triggersmob to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice finds Coaster.
For a non circulating coin, they are definitely out there.
I have found quite a few in the till at work. Currently I have 18 out of 26.

Steve :)
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Australia
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 Posted 07/21/2020  6:56 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coaster to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
2nd $100

2019 A-Z - letter 'C'


2019 IRB effigy x 2


2019 JC effigy
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Australia
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 Posted 07/21/2020  8:48 pm  Show Profile   Check ryurazu's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add ryurazu to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
"nicie", at this rate you will need another 2400? assuming no duplicates :D
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 Posted 07/22/2020  01:47 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coaster to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
3rd $100

2019 AUS - 'S' privy mark


2019 IRB effigy


2019 JC effigy


Alas, no A-Z Letter this time ... still 20 to go!

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 Posted 07/22/2020  07:53 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coaster to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
4th $100

2019 A-Z - letters 'X' and 'Y'




2019 AUS - 'U' privy mark


18 still to find!

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Australia
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 Posted 07/22/2020  08:22 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add polarboy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
*** Edited by Staff | The bad word filter is in place for a reason. Bypassing the filter and making the intended word obvious anyway is completely unacceptable. ***

Your doing a lot better with your noodleing than I am. according to my notes I have noodled $600 dollar coins and alphabet wise I have found a p and an e I also found an m in change. also I most certainly have never found any rotation errors of the sort. All 2019's are irb or jc correct?
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 Posted 07/22/2020  7:52 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coaster to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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All 2019's are irb or jc correct?

Yes that's correct ... when I started looking for the A-Z coins I also wanted to get an idea of the numbers for all 2019 $1 coins at the same time.
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 Posted 07/22/2020  8:59 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Earle42 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I really like this Great Aussie Coin Hunt. I have to get one of those Yowie dollars...which won;t be easy being in the States. I see they are even difficult to find online. Funny how one of them on ebay offers around (US) 3.00 shipping to the US and the other around (US) 14.00 (yikes!).
The slabbed Half dollar No G farce: Download No-FG half vs. Grading Company Claims report here:
https://tinyurl.com/yalrstjz or higher resolution version: https://tinyurl.com/y7rksxu8

- How much squash could a Sasquatch squash if a Sasquatch would squash squash?
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 Posted 07/23/2020  01:04 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coaster to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
5th $100

No A-Z coins this time! #128542;

2019 AUS - 'S' privy mark


2018 Commonwealth Games


Still 18 to go!

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 Posted 07/23/2020  01:58 am  Show Profile   Check ryurazu's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add ryurazu to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@Earle42 I can setup a sell on the forum if you want.
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 Posted 07/23/2020  08:11 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coaster to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
6th $100

2019 A-Z - letter 'V'


2019 AUS - 'S' privy mark


17 still to find!

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 Posted 07/23/2020  2:43 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Earle42 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@ryurazu
If the international post to here is around the 3.00 mark instead of the 14.00 mark, I very much appreciate your offer. Admittedly I know little about these coins and their mintages.

You could also just PM me if you like - if the postage is not too high, and you have extras, I might be interested in more than one as I have a couple sons who like yowies and everything related.


The slabbed Half dollar No G farce: Download No-FG half vs. Grading Company Claims report here:
https://tinyurl.com/yalrstjz or higher resolution version: https://tinyurl.com/y7rksxu8

- How much squash could a Sasquatch squash if a Sasquatch would squash squash?
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 Posted 07/23/2020  6:30 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add polarboy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Did anybody else when they saw that commonwealth games coin think that was a man bending over at the top of the design.
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 Posted 07/23/2020  7:29 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coaster to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Did anybody else when they saw that commonwealth games coin think that was a man bending over at the top of the design.


I'd never noticed that before but now that you mention it ...
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