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½ Sovereign

Features

Country Australia
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1913-1918
Value 1/2 Sovereign (10 Shilling) (0.5)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Paper
Size 193 × 85 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 3
  • 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

Coat of arms in oval medallion in the left field. Value in oval medallion in the right field.
"HALF SOVEREIGN" overprint four times.

Lettering:
THE
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
AUSTRALIAN NOTE
The Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia Promise to pay the Bearer
TEN SHILLINGS
in gold coin on Demand at the Commonwealth Treasury
at the Seat of Government
T. S. HARRISON AUSTRALIAN NOTE PRINTER
10 SHILLINGS

Reverse

Goulburn Weir in Victoria inside ornate frame with scrolls.

Lettering:
TEN
10
SHILLINGS

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1913-1918)  P#3.a; Signature: J. R. Collins, G. T. Allen
ND (1913-1918)  P#3.b; Signature: C: J. Cerutty, J. R. Collins

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