r310b – Mc174b # 1988 Johnston/Fraser Ten Dollar Banknotes
Second release – Prefixes other than AB10 and AB57

r310b 1988 Johnston/Fraser Ten Dollar Banknotes
r310b 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 NumbersIntroduction 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.

Valuation : r310b – Mc174b # Johnston/Fraser Ten Dollar Banknotes

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 FineVFEFaUNCCFU
1998 8 1014 1620
2003 10 1215 2025
2008 12 1520 3060
Auction Prices
201215 20[23] 3033
2013  17  [17] 75
2014    [16] 30[15] 28
First serial prefix AB10 # r310bF – Mc174b/1
r310bF First serial prefix 1988 Johnston/Fraser Ten Dollar Banknotes
r310bF First serial prefix 1988 Johnston/Fraser Ten Dollar Banknotes
 FineVFEFaUNCCFU
2008 50 100200 300600
Auction Prices
2012  46[37] 83125159
2013   [78] 93 100
2014  40[43] 96[56] 153[83] 180
Last serial prefix AB57 # r310bL – Mc174b/2
Last Serial Prefix r310bL 1988 Johnston/Fraser Ten Dollar Banknotes
Last Serial Prefix r310bL 1988 Johnston/Fraser Ten Dollar Banknotes
 FineVFEFaUNCCFU
2008 250 500750 15002250
Auction Prices
2012 79175[132] 200225350
2013 94   758
2014   [215] 292[180] 350 

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