r17 – Mc25 # 1966 Coombs/Wilson Ten Shilling Banknotes

r17 1966 Coombs/Wilson Ten Shilling Banknotes

r17 1966 Coombs/Wilson Ten Shilling Banknotes
Obverse Matthew Flinders
Reverse Parliament House
Signatories H. C. Coombs, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia
Roland Wilson, Secretary to the Treasury
Size 137.16mm [width] 76.20mm [height]
Composition Paper – 83 gsm
Watermark Captain Cook in left oval
’HALF’ behind each signature
Serial NumbersPrefix AF, AG or AH over numerals
AF/20 000001 to AH/43 1000000
Prefixes of AH/44 to AH/49 were not issued
AH/50 000001 to AH/60 1000000
Prefix of AH/61 was not issued
AH/62 000001 to AH/62   500000
AH/63 000001 to AH/64 1000000
AH/65 952001 to AH/65 1000000

Notes : Prefixes AH/65 1000000 to AH/95 000000 were not issued.

Valuation : r17 – Mc25 # Coombs/Wilson Ten Shilling Banknotes

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1998 10 1520 305075
2003 15 2550 100150250
2008 25 4090 190270350
Auction Prices
2012 1325[28] 77[32] 100[56] 153[125] 242
2013  [33] 51[28] 61[60] 80[61] 126[96] 148
2014  18[22] 76[35] 154[93] 206[128] 250
First serial prefix AF/20 # r17F – Mc25a
r17F First serial prefix 1966 Coombs/Wilson Ten Shilling Banknotes
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2008 250 500975 172525503600
Auction Prices
2012   223   
Last circulation serial prefix AH/65 # r17L – Mc25b
r17L Last Serial Prefix 1966 Coombs/Wilson Ten Shilling Banknotes
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1998 50 100200 300600750
2003 100 250350 75010001750
2008 250 500975 172525503600
Auction Prices
2012   481  1750
Last serial prefix AH/69 [NPA Issue] # r17X – Mc25c
r17X Last serial prefix [NPA Issue] 1966 Coombs/Wilson Ten Shilling Star Banknotes

Notes : In 1991 Note Printing Australia [NPA] issued a 25th anniversary of decimal currency release consisting of the last 800 ten shilling, one pound, five pound and ten pound notes. Included in this release were the first issue one, two, ten and twenty dollar notes. Many of these sets have been broken up by individual sales and may cause confusion in the marketplace.

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1998        500
2003        1000
2008        1800
Auction Prices
2012      932
2013      1478
2014      [790] 1695
Star Replacement # r17s – Mc25s
r17s Star Replacement 1966 Coombs/Wilson Ten Shilling Star Banknotes

Prefixes :
AE/93 81196* to AE/99 99604*
AG/50 01702* to AG/51 31974*

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1998 150 300600 125025003500
2003 200 5001000 3500500010000
2008 500 10003000 90001550026000
Auction Prices
2012 355555 270040537573
2013 478     
2014 240370  [2940] 38405640
One Million Serial Numbered Notes
One Million Numbered Ten Shilling Star Banknotes

Notes : Lot 3188 at Nobles Sale 95 held on 24th November, 2010 was an extremely rare one million serial number r17 banknote – graded UNC [but with a very light crease bottom right border] – which realised a price of $12,232.

Lot 2955 at Nobles Sale 97 held on 27th July, 2011 was another extremely rare one million serial number r17 banknote – ungraded – which realised a price of $4,660.


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