2003 Macfarlane/Henry Fifty Dollar Banknote
|Reverse||Dame Edith Cowan|
|Signatories||I. Macfarlane, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia|
K. Henry, Secretary to the Treasury
|Size||151.00mm [width] 65mm [height]|
|Watermark||The introduction of polymer banknotes saw the end of the customary Watermark. It was replaced with a Variable Optical Security Device in the bottom corner. The clear window [Optical Security Device] contains contains the Southern Cross and ’50’|
|Serial Numbers||Two letter & Two number Prefix|
AA03 to DA03
Notes : No circulation $50 dollar notes were issued in 2000, 2001, or 2002.
There were also two design modifications introduced with this new series of notes.
Signatures : On previous issues the signature of the Secretary to the Treasury appeared above that of the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia. This was reversed from this issue.
Portraits : The names of the people portrayed on the notes had their names printed underneath their portrait and included as part of the design.
|First serial prefix AA03 # r520aF – Mc603a/1|
|Last serial prefix DA03 # r520aL – Mc603a/2|
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