1926 Kell/Collins Ten Shilling Banknote
|Black Ink Signatures|
|Obverse||Coat of Arms & George V|
|Signatories||James Kell, Governor, Commonwealth Bank of Australia|
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||Prefix of small A over numeral|
A/24 000001 to A/41 923000
Signatures on this issue are in black, unlike the previous issue which had brown signatures.
|Blue Ink Signatures|
A recent discovery indicates that the Kell/Collins Ten Shilling banknotes were also released in a Blue Ink variety. The Five Pound banknotes from this era [r38a and r38b] were also issued in both ink colours.
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