r29 – Mc45 # 1938 Sheehan/McFarlane One Pound Banknotes

r29 1938 Sheehan/McFarlane One Pound Banknotes
r29 1938 Sheehan/McFarlane One Pound Banknotes

Obverse Coat of Arms & George VI
Reverse Pastoral Scene – Tending Sheep
Signatories H.J. Sheehan, Governor, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
S.G. McFarlane, Secretary to the Treasury
Size 154.94mm [width] 81.28mm [height]
Composition Paper – 77 gsm
Watermark Captain Cook in left oval
’ONE POUND’ behind each signature
Serial NumbersLetters N, O or P over numeral
N / 71 372001 to P / 76 408000

Notes : Introduced following the death of King George V, the design of the King George VI one pound note remained unchanged throughout his reign, with only the signatories being modified. The first signature combination – Sheehan/McFarlane - was printed in green, while the remaining combinations until 1953 were printed in black.

For the first time, the letter ’O’ was used as a serial number prefix on this note.

Valuation : r29 – Mc45 # Sheehan/McFarlane One Pound Banknotes

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1998 10 2050 150300500
2003 20 45100 3005001000
2008 60 130300 75012502250
Auction Prices
2012 29[42] 551702255831650
2013    [189] 300700[1928] 2214
2014  [41] 68 [195] 313[621] 987[1657] 2185
First serial prefix N/71 # r29F – Mc45a
r29F First Serial Prefix 1938 Sheehan/McFarlane One Pound Banknotes
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Last serial prefix – P/76 # r29L – Mc45b
r29L Last Serial Prefix 1938 Sheehan/McFarlane One Pound Banknotes
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