r310b – Mc174b # 1988 Johnston/Fraser Ten Dollar Banknotes

Plastic Issue – Second release
r310b 1988 Johnston/Fraser Ten Ten Dollar Banknotesr310b 1988 Johnston/Fraser Ten Dollar Banknotes
Obverse The ship “Supply” in Sydney Cove
Reverse Aboriginal youth with the Morning Star Pole
Signatories R. A. Johnston, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia
B. W. Fraser, Secretary to the Treasury
Size 155mm [width], 77.50mm [height]
Composition Polymer
Watermark Polymer banknotes saw the end of the watermark, which was replaced with a Variable Optical Security Device (hologram) of Captain Cook
Serial Numbers Introduction of the Two letter & Two number Prefix
AB10 – AB57

Notes : This note was the second circulation issue Australian polymer banknote. The first printing had a thin, smooth varnish over the hologram which rapidly rubbed off when used. Printing was stopped when the problem was identified and a second printing was commenced using a thicker, darker varnish. Second printing notes used the same numbers as in the first printing.

Auction Prices
Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014 [16] 30 [15] 28
2015 12  18  [32]36 [20] 29
2016  [15]20  [15]22  [25]39  35
2017
First serial prefix AB10 # r310bF – Mc174b/1
r310b 1988 Johnston/Fraser Ten Dollar Banknotes
Auction Prices
Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014  40 [43] 96 [56] 153 [83] 180
2015 [128] 139
2016  32  107  180
2017
Last serial prefix AB57 # r310bL – Mc174b/2
r310b 1988 Johnston/Fraser Ten Dollar Banknotes
Auction Prices
Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014  [215] 292  [180] 350
2015  62  [165]215
2016  85  [210]390
2017

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