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Guides and References on the Australian Holey Dollars and Dumps
|Most books are out of print and can be found in some Rare Book
The Holey Dollar is an icon of Australian Numismatics with the Maquarie Bank even using a stylized version for it's corporate logo.
Journal of the Numismatic Association of AustraliaWilliam Henshall: Maker of Holey Dollars and Dumps
Peter Lane & Peter Fleig
Detailed 31 page article on William Henshall, essential reading.
The Holey Dollar and Dump Collection1988 - 1989 - 1990
310 Hay St
East Perth WA 6004
Issued as a companion to the Holey Dollar and Dump Coins issued at the same time, this book has a great history of currency in the first days of our colony, a study of silver history in Australia and information about modern issues by the Perth Mint.
The Holey Dollars of New South WalesDr W J D Mira and W J Noble
Australian Numismatic Society
In Association with
The Mint and Barracks Museum
A Division of the Museum of Applied Arts and Science
ISBN 0 9590796 1 0
Coinage and CurrencyDr W J D Mira
An Account of the Coins, Coinages and Currency of AustralasiaColeman P Hyman
First Published 1893, 1973 Re-print
11 East Stockwell St
The World of the Holey DollarPhillip Spalding
Channel Lithograph Company
This book is rare and very sought after, it can cost around $500 to obtain a good copy.
Coinage and Currency of South AustraliaRe-printed from the proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, South Australian Branch, Vol XII
Vardon & Sons Ltd
Detailed research into mainly the South Australian Currency , but deals in detail with the circumstances that lead to the Holey Dollars of NSW, including much correspondence from Governor Macquarie