r39 – Mc60 # 1927 Kell/Heathershaw Five Pound Banknotes

r39 1927 Kell/Heathershaw Five Pound Banknotes

Obverse Coat of Arms
Reverse Hawkesbury River, N.S.W
Signatories James Kell, Chairman of Directors, Note Issue Department
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
J. Heathershaw, Secretary to the Treasury
Size 180.34mm [width] 78.74mm [height]
Composition Paper – 75 gsm
Watermark Light basketweave around edges and ’£5’ (twice) in centre
Dark ’Commonwealth’ above and ’Australia’ below centre
Serial NumbersPrefix letter Q over numeral
Q/7 620871 to Q/11 [last number unknown]

Notes : The Kell/Heathershaw signature combination is printed in very dark blue. In some catalogues, a distinction is made between black and dark blue signatures. The colour appears as black unless the note is held up to a strong light.

Valuation : r39 – Mc60 # Kell/Heathershaw Five Pound Banknotes

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