r24 – Mc39 # 1926 Kell/Collins One Pound Banknotes

r24 1923 1926 Kell/Collins One Pound Banknotesr24 1923 1926 Kell/Collins One Pound Banknotes

Obverse Coat of Arms & George V
Reverse Captain Cook Landing at Botany Bay
Signatories James Kell, Governor, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
James R. Collins, Secretary to the Treasury
Size 180.34mm [width] 78.74mm [height]
Composition Paper – 75gsm
Watermark Light basketweave around edges and ’£1’ (twice) in centre
Dark ’Commonwealth’ above and ’Australia’ below centre
Serial Numbers Prefix letter H over numerals
H/49 to H/80

Notes :
After April 12 1926, facsimile signatures of Kell and Collins were used. They were printed in black ink, insead of the green ink that was used previously.

This Thomas S. Harrison designed one pound note continued in production from 1926 to 1933 with the only change being in signature combinations. During this period, approximately 237,269,000 one pound notes were printed.

Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2013  792  [405] 760  25630
2014  435  660  1200
2015  412
2016  212  [426]547  [1426]1955
2017

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