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50 Pounds

Features

Country Australia
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1913-1918
Value 50 Pounds (50)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Paper
Size 169 × 102 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 8
  • 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 at the top.

Lettering:
50 50
THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
AUSTRALIAN NOTE
THE TREASURER OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Promises to pay the Bearer
FIFTY POUNDS
in gold coin on DEMAND at the Commonwealth Treasury at the Seat of Government.
FIFTY
50 50

Reverse

Flock of Merino sheep in Bungaree, South Australia

Lettering:
50
FIFTY POUNDS

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Year Signatures No. printed G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1913-1918)  P#-; Specimen
ND (1913-1918)  P#8.a; Cancelled; Signature: J. R. Collins, G. T. Allen; Serial number with suffix
ND (1913-1918)  P#8.b; Signature: C. J. Cerutty, J. R. Collins; Prefix: Y with serifs
ND (1913-1918)  P#8.c; Signature: C. J. Cerutty, J. R. Collins; Suffix: Y
ND (1913-1918)  P#8.d; Signature: C. J. Cerutty, J. R. Collins; Prefix: Y bold sans serifs

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