THE BISHOP COLLECTION
COINS, BANKNOTES, AND STAMPS ARCHIVES
The Coins—Banknotes—Stamps section of the Bishop Collection covers the numismatic and philatelic history and heritage of Australia, containing 733 items: single coins and banknotes; various coin, banknote and stamp sets.
The Collection includes sovereigns, vignettes, pre-decimal and decimal sets; holey dollars and dumps; various series, such as the Lunar, Treasures of Australia, Kangaroo at Sunset, Deadly and Dangerous, Northern and Southern Sky, ANZAC, or the Artists series; various anniversary, commemorative, and other issues that celebrate a number of occasions in Australia’s history.
The Collection also contains a sequential assortment of proof coin sets dating from 1966 until the current day. The Collection consists of an interesting overview of the changing currencies of Australia and the continuously improving security features of Australian banknotes.
Please enjoy the virtual tour presenting our coins. A complex virtual representation which includes our banknotes and stamps will also be available soon.