Obverse:||First Fleet Bicentennial - Ship 'Supply in Sydney Cove.|
Reverse:||Aboriginal Theme - Rock Carving, Aboriginal Youth & Morning Star Pole.|
Signatories:||R.A. Johnston, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia.|
B.W. Fraser, Secretary to the Treasury.
|Size:||155.00mm (width), 77.50mm (height).|
|Security device:||Variable Optical Device in upper left corner.|
|AA 23 Last Serial Prefix Overprint.|
Two Letters & Two numbers Prefix AA 01 to AA 22. - separate entry.
Perspex Encased - separate entry.
AA 00 First Serial Prefix Overprint - separate entry.
AB 11 to AB 33 - First printing - 93, 94, 96 - No Overprint - separate entry.
AB 10 - First printing - 93, 94, 96 First Prefix - No Overprint - separate entry.
AB 11 to AB 56 - Second printing - No Overprint - separate entry.
AB 10 Second printing - First Prefix - No Overprint - separate entry.
AB 57 Second printing - Last Prefix - No Overprint - separate entry.
AA 00 000000 Type 4 Specimen - separate entry.
1988 Johnston/Fraser Ten Dollar Note - Polymer Issue
26 January 1988 Overdate - AA 23 Last Prefix
This note was the first Australian polymer banknote. It was issued to commemorate the 200th anniversary of European settlement, marked by the landing of the first fleet at Sydney Cove on 26 January, 1788. This special issue, overprinted in blue with the date 26 January 1988, was distributed in a colourful presentation folder. A total of 80,000 folders were released.
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