1925 Kell/Collins Ten Pound Banknote
|Commonwealth Bank Issue|
|Obverse||Coat of Arms & George V|
|Reverse||Carting Wheat, Narwonah, New South Wales, 1909|
|Signatories||C. J. Cerutty, Assistant Secretary|
James R. Collins, Secretary to the Treasury
|Size||180.34mm [width] 78.74mm [height]|
|Composition||Paper – 75 gsm|
|Watermark||Light basketweave around edges and ’£10’ (twice) in centre|
Dark ’Commonwealth’ above and ’Australia’ below centre
|Serial Numbers||Commonwealth Bank Issue|
Prefix of U over numeral
U/1 000001 to U/1 866000
This note, designed and printed by Thomas S. Harrison, is longer and narrower than earlier issues. It was introduced to improve production efficiency by allowing 6 notes instead of 4 to be printed on each sheet. The reverse design of wheat carting at Narwonah was retained.
Lot 4610 [the note pictured above] at Noble Numismatics Sale 99 held on 19th April, 2012 was a r54 banknote – graded F – which realised a price of $3,615.
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