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50 Dollars

50 Dollars -  obverse50 Dollars -  reverse

© ngdawa

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1995-2016
Value 50 Dollars
50 AUD = 35 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Polymer
Size 151 × 65 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 54,
  • 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.
P# 60
  • 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

Portrait of David Unaipon (born David Ngunaitponi) (1872-1967), was a well-known Indigenous Australian of the Ngarrindjeri people, a preacher, inventor and writer. Unaipon's contribution to Australian society helped to break many Indigenous Australian stereotypes

Lettering:
FIFTY DOLLARS

Australia
THIS AUSTRALIAN NOTE
IS LEGAL TENDER THROUGHOUT
AUSTRALIA AND ITS TERRITORIES

As a fullblooded member of my race
I think I may claim to be the first-
but I hope, not the last-
to produce an enduring
record of our customs,
beliefs and imaginings

Engraver: Brian Sadgrove

Reverse

Portrait of Edith Dircksey Cowan (1861-1932), was an Australian politician, social campaigner and the first woman elected to an Australian parliament

Lettering: Australia

Engraver: Brian Sadgrove

Comments

Date given by first two numerals in serial number.
There are two varieties, without (P#54) and with (P#60) names under the portraits.
Date of First Issue:  4 October 1995

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1995  20% P#54a E.A. Evans & B.W. Fraser
1996  1.7% P#54a E.A. Evans & B.W. Fraser
1997  3% P#54b E.A. Evans & I. Macfarlane
1998  8% P#54b E.A. Evans & I. Macfarlane
1999  10% P#54b E.A. Evans & I. Macfarlane
2003  7% P#60a I. Macfarlane & K. Henry
2004  7% P#60b I. Macfarlane & K. Henry
2005  5% P#60c I. Macfarlane & K. Henry
2006  10% P#60d I. Macfarlane & K. Henry
2007  18% P#60e Glenn R. Stevens & K. Henry
2008  28% P#60f Glenn R. Stevens & K. Henry
2009  12% P#60g Glenn R. Stevens & K. Henry
2010  7% P#60h Glenn R. Stevens & K. Henry
2011  8% P#60i Glenn R. Stevens & K. Henry
2012  1.7% P#60j Glenn R. Stevens & Martin Parkinson
2013  3% P#60k Glenn R. Stevens & Martin Parkinson
2014  5% P#60l Glenn R. Stevens & Martin Parkinson
2016  5% P#60 Glenn R. Stevens & B.W. Fraser

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