r34b – Mc52 # 1966 Coombs/Wilson One Pound Banknotes

1966 Coombs/Wilson One Pound Banknote

Emerald Green Reverse

r34b 1961 Coombs/Wilson One Pound Banknotes

Obverse Coat of Arms & Elizabeth II
Reverse Charles Sturt & Hamilton Hume
Signatories H. C. Coombs, Governor, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Roland Wilson, Secretary to the Treasury
Size 154.94mm [width] 81.28mm [height]
Composition Paper – 83gsm
Watermark Captain Cook in left oval
’ONE POUND’ behind each signature
Serial Numbers Prefix letters HI, HJ or HK over numeral
HI 06 – start number unknown to HK 65 1000000

Notes :
The reverse of the Reserve Bank pound note showed a major colour change mid-way through its 5 year production run. The shade was modified from dark to emerald green. The change occurred at some point during the printing of notes with the serial prefix of HI/06

Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014 [7] 37 [22] 63 [47] 88 [57] 119 [90] 175
2015 [19] 29 [29] 91 [54] 121 [216] 288
2016 [10] 19  [21]29  [24]39  [67]78  [125]131
2017
Last circulation serial prefix HK/65 # r34bL – Mc52b
r34b 1961 Coombs/Wilson One Pound Banknotes
Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2013 1629 2563
2014
2015 123
2016
2017
Last serial prefix HK/68 [NPA Issue] # r34bX – Mc52c
r34b 1961 Coombs/Wilson One Pound Banknotes

Notes :
In 1991 Note Printing Australia [NPA] issued a 25th anniversary of decimal currency release consisting of the last 800 ten shilling, one pound, five pound and ten pound notes. Included in this release were the first issue one, two, ten and twenty dollar notes. Many of these sets have been broken up by individual sales and may cause confusion in the marketplace.

Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014 755
2015
2016
2017
Star Replacement # r34bs – Mc52s
r34b 1961 Coombs/Wilson One Pound Banknotes

Notes : Star note serial numbers :

HE/80 to HE/94

Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2013 1049  2330
2014  426  525  1560 2150 2950
2015 450 3960
2016  262  365  997  [931]972
2017
One Million Serial Numbered Notes # r34m – Mc52m
r34 1966 Coombs/Wilson One Pound Banknotes
Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2011 13747 [pair]
2013 1524
2014
2015
2016
2017

Notes :
Lot 465 at the International Auction Galleries Auction 73 held on 13th March, 2011 was a consecutive pair of r34b banknotes – graded VF – which realised a price of $13,747.

Item number: 160953926593 at eBay was a r34m banknote [HI/79 1000000] – graded VG –and was sold on 21 Jan, 2013 for $1,524.

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