Australian ten-shilling note
|Value||½ Australian pound|
|Years of printing||1913-1966|
|Design||Old Parliament House, Canberra..|
The 10/- banknote was first issued on 1 May 1913 as a blue banknote payable in gold. It was equal to a half sovereign gold coin. The sizes varied but the design was the same for the following issues: 1913-1914 issue was 194×83mm, 1915-1923 197×88 mm, 1923-1933 180×78mm. This issue was payable in gold but subsequent issues were legal tender.
The 1913 note was the world's first officially issued ten-shilling note. The first note, serial number M000001, was printed by Judith Denman, five-year old daughter of the Governor-General of Australia, Lord Denman.
- James Cockington, Sydney Morning Herald, Money, 1 May 2013. "Note's sale is a sale of note". Retrieved 28 November 2014
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