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Thursday, July 14, 2011

The Australian George the 6th 5 Pound Note

Below is an illustration of the George the 6th 5 Pound note issued between 1941 and 1948. Below are the specifications for the note.
 Obverse George VI & Coat of Arms
Reverse Commerce Scene
Signatories H. T. Armitage, Governor, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
S. G. McFarlane, Secretary to the Treasury
Size 180.34mm [width], 78.74mm [height]
Composition: Paper – 77 gsm
WatermarkCaptain Cook in centre oval
’FIVE’ behind each signature
Mintage 50,919,000
Serial Numbers Prefix letter R over numeral
R / 34 081001 to S / 84 1000000


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