r39 – Mc60 # 1927 Kell/Heathershaw Five Pound Banknotes

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1927 Kell/Heathershaw Five Pound Banknote

r39 1927 Kell/Heathershaw Five Pound Banknotes

ObverseCoat of Arms
ReverseHawkesbury River, N.S.W
SignatoriesJames Kell, Chairman of Directors, Note Issue Department
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
J. Heathershaw, Secretary to the Treasury
Size180.34mm [width] 78.74mm [height]
CompositionPaper – 75 gsm
WatermarkLight basketweave around edges and ’£5’ (twice) in centre
Dark ’Commonwealth’ above and ’Australia’ below centre
Serial NumbersPrefix letter Q over numeral
Q/7 620871 to Q/11 [last number unknown]

Notes :
The Kell/Heathershaw signature combination is printed in very dark blue. In some catalogues, a distinction is made between black and dark blue signatures. The colour appears as black unless the note is held up to a strong light.

Auction Prices
2015First Prefix – 3,600


updated: 14/09/2017