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20 Dollars Commonwealth of Australia

20 Dollars (Commonwealth of Australia) -  obverse20 Dollars (Commonwealth of Australia) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1966-1973
Value 20 Dollars
20 AUD = 14 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Paper
Size 162 × 80 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 41
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith at right
Geometric shapes in centre

Lettering:
Commonwealth of Australia
Twenty Dollars
Legal tender throughout the Commonwealth of Australia and the Territories of the Commonwealth

Reverse

Lawrence Hargrave at left
Aeronautical devices in centre

Signatures

Herbert Cole Coombs (HCCᴿ) Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia
Roland Wilson (RW) Secretary to the Treasury

Comments

With title "Commonwealth of Australia"

Star notes did not start until 1971 and finished in 1972. Only 62,500 star notes were issued, all with prefix ZXA.

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1966)  HCCᴿ, RW P#41a
ND (1966)  HCCᴿ, RW P#41a First Prefix XAA
ND (1966)  HCCᴿ, RW P#41a Last Prefix XBP
ND (1966)  HCCᴿ, RW P#41s1 As a. Specimen in oval each side
ND (1967)  P#41s2 As b. Specimen eight times each side Coombs & Randall
ND (1967-1968)  P#41b Coombs & Randall
ND (1967-1968)  P#41b Coombs & Randall First Prefix XBQ
ND (1967-1968)  P#41b Coombs & Randall Last Prefix XBS
ND (1968-1971)  P#41c Phillips & Randall
ND (1968-1971)  P#41c Phillips & Randall First Prefix XBS
ND (1968-1971)  P#41c Phillips & Randall Last Prefix XEU
ND (1968-1971)  P#41s3 As c. Specimen twice diagonally each side Philips & Randal
ND (1971-1972)  62,500 P#41cr Phillips & Randall Star Prefix ZXA
ND (1972-1973)  P#41d Phillips & Wheeler
ND (1972-1973)  P#41d Phillips & Wheeler First Prefix XEV
ND (1972-1973)  P#41d Phillips & Wheeler Last Prefix XGY

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