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The One Dollar Rabbit Ear

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, 2013, 2015 and 2016 dated dollar coins. […]

1 Dollar Coins

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” […]