r24 – Mc39 # 1926 Kell/Collins One Pound Banknotes

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r24 1923 1926 Kell/Collins One Pound Banknotesr24 1923 1926 Kell/Collins One Pound Banknotes

ObverseCoat of Arms & George V
ReverseCaptain Cook Landing at Botany Bay
SignatoriesJames Kell, Governor, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
James R. Collins, Secretary to the Treasury
Size180.34mm [width] 78.74mm [height]
CompositionPaper – 75gsm
WatermarkLight basketweave around edges and ’£1’ (twice) in centre
Dark ’Commonwealth’ above and ’Australia’ below centre
Serial NumbersPrefix letter H over numerals
H/49 to H/80

Notes :
After April 12 1926, facsimile signatures of Kell and Collins were used. They were printed in black ink, insead of the green ink that was used previously.

This Thomas S. Harrison designed one pound note continued in production from 1926 to 1933 with the only change being in signature combinations. During this period, approximately 237,269,000 one pound notes were printed.

Auction Prices
2013 792 [405] 760 25630
2014 435 660 1200
2015 412
2016 212 [426]547 [1426]1955