How much are the 2000 Olympic coins worth?

Gold, Silver and Bronze coins were released to commemorate the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games. The Silver and Bronze coins are legal tender and have a face value of $5.

Are Olympic coins worth anything?

Prices are much higher for the gold coins released by the US Mint to commemorate the Summer and Winter Olympic games. The $5 commemorative coins generally go for around $500. The $10 commemorative coins sell for around $1,000. Click here to search for US Olympic coins on Amazon.

How much are Olympic gold coins worth?

These $5 gold Olympic coins sell for $600 to $800 in uncirculated condition and $350 to $500 in proof condition. The 10 events honored during 1995 and 1996 are: Basketball (half dollar) $14 to $17 in uncirculated or $18 to $20 in proof. Baseball (half dollar) $14 to $17 in uncirculated or $18 to $20 in proof.

What happened at the 2000 Sydney Olympics?

Several events were contested at the Olympics for the first time in 2000, including men’s and women’s tae kwon do, trampoline, triathlon, and synchronized diving. Other new women’s events included weightlifting, modern pentathlon, and pole vault.

What are the rare Australian coins?

Rare Australian Coins

  • 1923 Halfpenny Very Fine.
  • 1819 Sydney Halloran School Prize Silver Medal.
  • 1856 Sydney Mint Half Sovereign Type I Fair.
  • 1852 Adelaide Pound Type II PCGS AU53.
  • 1852 Adelaide Pound Type II PCGS AU55.
  • 1852 Adelaide Pound Type II PCGS AU58 (about Uncirculated)
  • 1930 Penny about Very Fine.

Are Olympic coins silver?

Each coin is 92.5% silver for a net silver weight of 44.955 grams (1.4453 troy ounces) and 22.478 grams (0.7227 troy ounces) of silver respectively. A key highlight of these coins were the standardized designs and the unique finishes.

What coins are worth keeping?

8 Valuable Coins in Circulation Today

  • 1943 Lincoln Head Copper Penny.
  • 1955 Doubled Die Penny.
  • 1969-S Lincoln Cent with Doubled Die Obverse.
  • 1982 No Mint Mark Roosevelt Dime.
  • 1999-P Connecticut Broadstruck Quarter.
  • 2004 Wisconsin State Quarter With Extra Leaf.
  • 2005-P “In God We Rust” Kansas State Quarter.

What Australian coins are worth money?

Australian Dollar Coins that are Worth Money!

  • Mules. Mules are coins that are struck by coin dies that were not intended to be used together.
  • 1992 Mob of Roos Dollar Coin. The 1992 Mob of Roos dollar coin is the stuff of legends.
  • Dollar Coins Struck on Wrong Planchets.
  • 2001 Centenary of Federation Upset Dollar Coins.

How many Australian Olympic coins are there?

Six exclusive and unique $2 coins will be available to collect, with a coin released each week. Five of the coins represent the five colours of the Olympic rings, plus a green and gold $2 coin that represents the Paralympic Games.

How much gold is in a gold medal?

Olympic gold medals have some gold in them, but they’re mostly made of silver. According to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), gold and silver medals are required to be at least 92.5 percent silver. The gold in gold medals is in the plating in the outside and must consist of at least 6 grams of pure gold.

How did the 2000 Olympics impact Australia?

Sydney 2000 provided a striking opportunity for Australia to project a global image as a sophisticated, multicultural nation. Although Olympic tourism promotion relied heavily on Australia’s natural environment, its strategy made room for showing Australia as a highly urbanised, culturally diverse society.

Which Australian coins are worth money?

When did the Sydney 2000 5 dollar coin come out?

Athletics $5 Coin The above coin was issued in October 1997 in the first release of coins in a set of 28 in commemoration of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. These 28 five dollar coins were part of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Coin Program released jointly between the Royal Australian Mint and the Perth Mints.

Is the Sydney 2000 Olympic coin pure silver?

Selections run the range of bullion coins crafted of beautiful rare metals to coins made of less expensive materials, but no less beautiful. These selections include the legendary and award-winning Sydney 2000 Olympic Masterpiece. Struck from 99.9 percent pure silver, this coin features an intricate design centered around the Sydney 2000 logo.

What kind of memorabilia did Sydney 2000 have?

Sydney 2000 Memorabilia Collection: with licensed merchandise including commemorative plate & mug set, plates (4, different designs), spoons (6), Olympic Mascot passport, large accumulation of pins/badges (50+) in collector case…

How many Sydney 2000 Olympic pins are there?

2000 Sydney Olympics: ‘Australian Olympic Legend – Dawn Fraser’ Dna Authenticated Collector Pins, set of 5 pins in case. Limited edition 930/5000 with signed CoA. 2000 Sydney Olympics: ‘Australian Olympic Legend – Dawn Fraser’ Dna Authenticated Collector Pins, set of 5 pins in case. Limited edition 3779/5000.