r33 – Mc50 # 1953 Coombs/Wilson One Pound Banknotes

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1953 Coombs/Wilson One Pound Banknote

r33 1953 Coombs/Wilson One Pound Banknotesr33 1953 Coombs/Wilson One Pound Banknotes

ObverseCoat of Arms & Elizabeth II
ReverseCharles Sturt & Hamilton Hume
SignatoriesH. C. Coombs, Governor, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Roland Wilson, Secretary to the Treasury
Size154.94mm [width] 81.28mm [height]
CompositionPaper – 83gsm
WatermarkCaptain Cook in left oval
’ONE POUND’ behind each signature
Serial NumbersPrefix letters HA, HB, HC, HD, HE or HF over numeral
HA/00 000001 to HF/65 456000

Notes :
The death of King George VI presented an opportunity to introduce new designs for the one pound note. The newly crowned Queen Elizabeth is featured on the front of the new note and portraits of Charles Sturt and Hamilton Hume, pioneer explorers of the Australian outback, appear on the back.

Approximately 1,066,000,000 one pound notes were produced between 1953 and 1966 with the only changes being in signatory H. C. Coombs title when responsibility for issuing notes was transferred from the Commonwealth Bank to the Reserve Bank of Australia and in the shade of green used on the reverse of the note.

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2013[32] 56111[81] 178[118] 401
201421[35] 71 [35] 74 160[118]
201523[32] 64[33] 8191
2016 [12]15 [15]21 [36]40 [28]62 [67]128
2017
First serial prefix HA/00 # r33F – Mc50a
r33 1953 Coombs/Wilson One Pound Banknotes
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Last serial prefix HF/65 # r33L – Mc50b
r33 1953 Coombs/Wilson One Pound Banknotes
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Star Replacement # r33s – Mc50s
r33 1953 Coombs/Wilson One Pound Banknotes

Notes : Star note serial numbers :

HA/90 to HE/92

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2013 [1763] 2563 3000
2014
201511280
2016 262 725 1532
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One Million Serial Numbered Notes # r33m – Mc50m
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