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I visited Sydney years ago and wandered into what was the Sydney mint museum or a national coin collection. The early Australian pieces are fascinating. Great collector pieces.

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I once had a complete Australian gold type set, complete with an Adelaide Pound, type 2.

Ten sovereigns with the first and second obverses and with the Adelaide one pound.

All seven half sovereigns, all from the Sydney Mint. Five were British types but with the 'S' Sydney mint mark, and the two earliest of the first and second obverse head types, but with the distinctive SYDNEY MINT reverse design.

17 coins in all.

 

The Sydney Mint building still exists, but as an Australian heritage museum.

 

The set was sold way back in 1976, to help raise mone fou our first home.

These days and since 1976, I have been into ancient and World coins.

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