David displayed a full set of $1 coins that make up the new Great Australian Coin Hunt. A full set or individual coins can be purchased from the Benalla Post Office. Our local post office displays a regular collection in the PO foyer of recently released coins and medallions from the RAM (Royal Australian Mint).
David circulated the June 2021 monthly catalogue from Downies Collectables. Downies is a large Australian coin and note dealer whose coloured catologues depict their sale items in great photographic detail. The catalogue is also available on line.
Rupe presented the group with a set of British coins issued when that country went to decimalisation in 1971. He also circulated a unique Finnish coin set.
Doug advised the group that he visited the Kiewa Street Albury market in June where he discovered four separate coin dealers offering a large range of coins and notes for sale. The Kiewa Street market is in an undercover car park and operates weekly on Sundays. The Group showed interest in visiting the market.
Heather shared some of collection of military memorabilia focused on military coinage and medallions celebrating Australian military milestones.
Gary brought along a number of proof sets and medallions celebrating Australia’s centenary and also shared with the group an unusual Swedish proof coin set.