Australia dating bank notes

Remarks: all images reduced 50% Banknotes are attributed to last Pick's catalogue: Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, volume 2: General Issues 1368-1960 Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, volume 3: Modern Issues 1961- Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, volume 1: Specialized Issues home - glossary, grading etc.

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The following information is provided for those interested in collecting Australian banknotes.

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Although they are not obliged to do so, most commercial banks will also redeem old Australian banknotes at face value.Notes issued between 19 bore the title "Commonwealth of Australia".Starting from 1974, the title on the new notes only read "Australia" and the legal tender phrase was also changed from "Legal Tender throughout the Commonwealth of Australia and the territories of the Commonwealth" to "This Australian Note is legal tender throughout Australia and its territories".The note was introduced in 1973 and the 0 note in 1984, in response to inflation requiring larger denominations for transactions.These original bank notes were designed by Gordon Andrews, who rejected traditional Australian clichés in favour of interesting and familiar subjects such as Aboriginal culture, women, the environment, architecture and aeronautics.