Solved

how much is $7.10 in Australian coins worth in American money?

Posted on 2014-11-01
7
195 Views
Last Modified: 2014-11-02
Hello and Good Afternoon Everyone,

            I have a friend who got a tip consisting of $7.10 in Australian coins which brings me to the point of this question.  How much would this come to in American money?

             Any shared thoughts in response to this question will be appreciated.  

            Thank you

            George
0
Comment
Question by:GMartin
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
7 Comments
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
Tiras25 earned 300 total points
ID: 40417446
About $6.25 US.
Was that your question?
0
 
LVL 4

Assisted Solution

by:Jerry Mills
Jerry Mills earned 150 total points
ID: 40417555
Tiras25 is correct.  Amount is $6.25460

For future reference:

http://www.oanda.com/currency/converter/

Select Australian the USD enter amounts - done.
0
 
LVL 32

Assisted Solution

by:Paul Sauvé
Paul Sauvé earned 50 total points
ID: 40417574
I don't think you can actually exchange COINS - only paper money!

So, unless you are in Australia, it has no value! Your friend got burned, unless he plans to go there some day!
0
Enroll in May's Course of the Month

May’s Course of the Month is now available! Experts Exchange’s Premium Members and Team Accounts have access to a complimentary course each month as part of their membership—an extra way to increase training and boost professional development.

 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:nickg5
ID: 40417621
What are the dates and denominations on the coins?
There might be one there that has silver content.
We have sold many foreign coins on Ebay including Australian dimes.
0
 

Author Comment

by:GMartin
ID: 40417672
Hello

          The two coins with the number 10 on them have dates of 1977 and 2002. The $2 coins have dates of 1988 and 1999.  The $1 coins have dates of 1984 and 2004.  The two coins with 20 on them have dates of 1978 and 2004.  The coin with 50 on it has a date of 2004.  

           Thanks

          George
0
 
LVL 17

Assisted Solution

by:Tiras25
Tiras25 earned 300 total points
ID: 40417699
Correct, pretty much nothing unless you are going to Australia.  Coins are worth nothing outside their country of origin unless it shares a common border.  American coins were always worth something when they were made of silver, we were the last to actually silver currency.
0
 

Author Comment

by:GMartin
ID: 40418088
Hello and Good Morning Everyone,

            Thank you for the shared insights provided in response to my question.  Everyone's feedback pretty much matched up to what I was originially thinking regarding this situation.  By the way, thanks so much John for the converter link of http://www.oanda.com/currency/converter/   I can see that link coming in handy for possible future reference.

             George
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Problem to file 4 50
QQ problem 22 87
Craigslist - best way to form band, advertise for musicians? 5 85
Price for Fiber 13 90
One of the biggest challenges facing freelancers is balancing multiple projects and deadlines. Organizational skills and time management are key to keeping up with projects and staying on track. Luckily, we’ve curated seven tools to help you focus o…
This story has been written with permission from the scammed victim, a valued client of mine – identity protected by request.
Articles on a wide range of technology and professional topics are available on Experts Exchange. These resources are written by members, for members, and can be written about any topic you feel passionate about. Learn how to best write an article t…
Saved searches can save you time by quickly referencing commonly searched terms on any topic. Whether you are looking for questions you can answer or hoping to learn about a specific issue, a saved search can help you get the most out of your time o…

737 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question