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Thursday, July 14, 2011

The George the 6th Australian 10 shilling Note

Below is an illustration of the Australian George the 6th 10 Shilling note. This was the last series in the George the 6th 10 shillings and were only issued between 1952 and 1953. When Queen Elizabeth the Second came to the throne the design of the note was changed (see this blog) Below are the specifications for the note
 Obverse George VI
Reverse Manufactures
Signatories H. C. Coombs, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia
Roland Wilson, Secretary to the Treasury
Size 137.16mm [width], 76.20mm [height]
Composition Paper – 77 gsm
Watermark Captain Cook in left oval
’HALF’ behind each signature
Mintage 74,648,000
Serial Numbers Prefix A or B over numeral A/75 000001 to B/49 64800

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