r62 – Mc85 # 1954 Coombs/Wilson Ten Pound Banknotes

1954 Coombs/Wilson Ten Pound Banknote

Commonwealth Bank

r62 1954 Coombs/Wilson Ten Pound Banknotes

Obverse Governor Phillip
Reverse Science & Industry
Signatories H. C. Coombs, Governor, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Roland Wilson, Secretary to the Treasury
Size 180.34mm [width] 78.74mm [height]
Composition Paper – 83 gsm
Watermark Head of Captain Cook in right oval
’TEN POUNDS’ behind each signature
Serial Numbers Prefix of WA over numeral
WA/00 000001 to WA/28 260000

Notes :
The death of King George VI belatedly led to the introduction of new designs for the ten pound note. Commander of the First Fleet and first Governor of New South Wales, Captain Arthur Phillip, features on the front of the new note and a theme of Industry and Science appears on the back, together with a woman modelled by Karina Nartiss.

Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2013  50  78 160 214 400  495
2014 71 [126] 177 [203] 261 [344] 720 [37 620
2015 101 [204] 318 440
2016  [87]115  [108]121  [266]411  [359]598  [595]765
2017
First serial prefix WA/00 # r62F – Mc85a

r62 1954 Coombs/Wilson Ten Pound Banknotes

Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2013 [305] 553  935
2014  304
2015 410 599
2016  1075
2017
Last circulation serial prefix WA/28 # r62L – Mc85b

r62 1954 Coombs/Wilson Banknotes

Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014  720
2015
2016
2017

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