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10 Pounds Australian and European Bank

Features

Country Australia - Colonial
Type Standard banknote
Years 1874-1879
Value 10 Pounds (10)
Currency Pound sterling (1788-1929)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes

Obverse

Text with images of allegorical women and a Coat of Arms

Lettering:
TEN POUNDS The Australian and European Bank Limited TEN POUNDS
Promise to pay the Bearer on Demand
the Sum of TEN Pounds
Melbourne 1st June 18__
For the Australian and European Bank Limited
TEN Manager________
Ent:_______Acct_________

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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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1874 
1875 
1876 
1877 
1878 
1879 

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Banknotes Australia - Colonial 10 Pounds (Australian and European Bank)