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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Australian Pre-decimal Banknotes-Reign of Queen Elizabeth 11

The illustration shows the 10 Shilling Note.
the obverse of the Ten Shilliing note bears a portrait of the explorer Matthew Flinders, who gave his name to the Flinders Ranges. The reverse shows a picture of the old Australian Parliament House. Signatories are H.C. Coombs then Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia and  Roland Wilson Secretary to the Treasury.
The note width is 137.16 mm and height is 76.20mm
Paper wieght is 83 gsm
Watermark Captain Cook in profile with HALF behind each signature
237,548,000 were minted with the serial numbers AF,AG,AH over numerals from AF/20 000001 to AH 65 000000

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