The rabbit ear on the mob of roos Australian 1 dollar coin is caused by a die break or chip resulting in a raised cud representing an extra ear on the top kangaroo. It can be found on the 1984, 1985, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2013 dated dollar coins. Above you […]
One dollar coin errors and varieties master index.
The dollar coin was introduced in 1984 replacing the one dollar note that had circulated since the introduction of decimal currency in 1966. The first coin bore the Arnold Machin portrait of Queen Elizabeth and the reverse depicting 5 kangaroos was sculpted by Stuart Devlin. The design quickly became known as the “mob of roos” […]
Some 2008 Mob of Roos dollar coins present cuds caused by a chipped die. These appear on the bottom of the tail of the largest kangaroo to the left of the numeral and a cud on the number 1 at the top left of the numeral. Examples have been found with each cud indicating it’s […]