r505 – Mc201 # 1973 Phillips/Wheeler Fifty Dollar Banknotes

Australia

r505 1973 Phillips/Wheeler Fifty Dollar Banknotes

r505 1973 Phillips/Wheeler Fifty Dollar Banknotes

Obverse Lord Howard Walter Florey
Reverse Ian Clunies Ross
Signatories J. G. Phillips, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia
F. H. Wheeler, Secretary to the Treasury
Size 165.00mm [width] 82.50mm [height]
Composition Paper
Watermark Captain Cook in left panel
Serial Numbers Prefix YAA 000001 to YAU 696000


Although it was first issued in October, 1973 this release is recognised as a 1974 banknote. In 1974 all the 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 dollar banknotes had the logo ‘Commonwealth of Australia’ at the top of the note replaced by ‘Australia’.

Auction Prices
Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2012  70  [76] 100 [105] 122
2013  83 128 [156] 219
2014 73  95
2015 153
2016  [225]300  310
2017
First serial prefix YAA # r505F – Mc201a
r505 1973 Phillips/Wheeler Fifty Dollar Banknotes
Auction Prices
Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014 114 180 [190] 242 [330] 751
2015 [358] 480
2016  [413]433
2017
Last serial prefix YAU # r505L – Mc201b
r505 1973 Phillips/Wheeler Fifty Dollar Banknotes
Auction Prices
Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014 [83] 203 775
2015
2016
2017

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