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1 Pound Australian and European Bank

Features

Country Australia - Colonial
Type Standard banknote
Years 1874-1879
Value 1 Pound (1)
Currency Pound sterling (1788-1929)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes

Obverse

Text with Coat of Arms

Lettering:
The Australian and European Bank Limited
Promise to pay the Bearer on Demand
the Sum of One Pound
18__ June 1 Melbourne 1 June 18__
One For the Australian and European Bank Limited
Ent:_______Acct_________Manager________

Reverse

Unknown, probably uniface

Comments

Established in Melbourne in 1874. Absorbed by the Commercial Bank of Australia in 1879.  The Commercial Bank of Australia merged with the Bank of New South Wales in 1982 to form the Westpac Banking Corporation.

Printed by Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. Engravers E.C. London

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Year Signatures No. printed G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1874 
1875 
1876 
1877 
1878 
1879 

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Banknotes Australia - Colonial 1 Pound (Australian and European Bank)