Australian two-dollar note

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Two Drs
(Australia)
Value 2 Australian dollars
Width 152 mm
Height 76 mm
Security features metallic security thread, Watermark
Paper type Cotton fibre
Years of printing 1966-1988
Obverse
1966 Australian $2 note front.jpg
Design John Macarthur and Merino sheep
Designer Gordon Andrews
Design date 1965
Reverse
1966 Australian $2 note back.jpg
Design William Farrer and Wheat
Designer Gordon Andrews
Design date 1965

The Australian two dollar note was introduced in 1966 to replace the £1 note due to decimalisation. It was replaced by a gold coloured coin from 1988.

Security features[edit]

The paper design included a watermark in the white field of Captain James Cook, the watermark was also used in the last issue of pound banknotes. A metallic strip, first near the centre of the note, then from 1976 moved to the left side on the obverse of the note.

References[edit]

Preceded by
One pound note (Australian)
Two Dollars (Australian)
1966–1988
Succeeded by
Two dollar coin (Australian)