$1 2016 First Mints Mintmark/Counterstamp UNC

$1 2016 First Mints Mintmark/Counterstamp UNC

Regular Price $10.00
'C' - Canberra Mintmark 'B' - Brisbane Counterstamp 'M' - Melbourne Counterstamp 'S' - Sydney Counterstamp

Australia's first official mint opened in Sydney in 1855 then Melbourne in 1872, Perth in 1899 and Canberra in 1965. The Adelaide Assay Office S.A (considered unofficial) was established in 1852 producing gold ingots and tokens including the Adelaide Pound. The Royal Australian Mint has struck four different products.

  • 'C' - Canberra Mintmark - Struck at the Royal Australian Mint gallery press, Canberra
  • 'B' - Brisbane Counterstamp - Struck at the Royal Queensland Show affectionately known as the Ekka show from 5-14 August 2016
  • 'M' - Melbourne Counterstamp - Struck for the Royal Melbourne (Agricultural) Show from 23rd September to the 3rd October 2016
  • 'S' - Sydney Counterstamp -  Struck for the Royal Agricultural Show (Sydney Royal Easter Show Sydney Olympic Park) 17th - 30th March 2016.  

Refund policy


We will endeavour to dispatch orders as soon as possible, please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery within Australia and 4-6 weeks overseas.

We requires full payment with order, plus all shipping/postage charges before we dispatch any goods.

All shipping/postage (including insurance) costs are subject to change without notice.

*Shipping charges for Australia is a flat fee of $9.95, except EQL launches, heavy items such as coin rolls, books, accessories and large quantities of coins and banknotes which will be charged at current Australia Post charges. We will advise you of these costs before shipping.

EQL Launches/New Releases. The regular Flat fee ($9.95) does not apply to EQL Launches. Shipping charges for EQL new releases will differ and this rate will be advised at the time of entry.

Free Shipping: On orders $350.00 and over made in one transaction for delivery within Australia only.

Free Express Upgrade: Domestic Australian orders over the value of $1000 will automatically upgrade to Express Post at no additional expense.

Overseas shipping charges as follows; orders up to 1kg;

  • New Zealand - $25.00
  • South Pacific - $30.00
  • Asia - $35.00
  • North & South America - $40.00
  • Europe - $45.00

International orders over 1 kilogram, please contact us for shipping and insurance charges.


Wynyard Coin Centre will attempt to exchange (if available) or provide a refund for any items delivered damaged or unsatisfactory when returned in original, undamaged condition with all product components as supplied within 14 days of receipt.

Cancelled items/orders for customer change of mind or return without major problem (in original condition) will be refunded less postage charges and any merchant fees (PayPal 2.6%, VISA/Mastercard, Shop Pay, Apple Pay & Google Pay 1.6% + $0.30) associated with accepting the original payment within 28 days of purchase. 

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