Obverse:||Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Patterson (1864-1941) - Poet, Balladist & Journalist.|
Reverse:||Dame Mary Gilmore (1865-1962) - Poet & Social Worker.|
Signatories:||I. Macfarlane, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia.|
E.A. Evans, Secretary to the Treasury.
|Size:||137.00mm (width), 65.00mm (height).|
|Security device:||Variable Optical Device in lower right corner.|
|Premium - Red Serials AA 98 000101 to 001000.|
Currency Portraits - Red Serials AA & AB 98 010001 to 011500.
10 Year Polymer Pair - Red Serials AB 98 000001 to 001000.
Deluxe - Blue Serials AA 98 001001 to 003000 - separate entry.
Black Serials - separate entry.
1998 Macfarlane/Evans Ten Dollar Note - Red Serial Numbers
Continuing its annual release program, Note Printing Australia issued notes with the early serial numbers for the year to the collector market in specially prepared folders.
The first 900 notes released - from AA 98 000101 to AA 98 001000 were printed with red serial numbers and distributed in a 5 note 'Premium' Folder.
3,000 notes with red serial numbers from AA98 & AB98 010001 to 011500 were released in 1,500 Currency Note portrait pairs.
A further 1,000 red serial $10 notes with numbers in the range AB98 000001 to AB98 001000 were issued by Note Printing Australia as part of a Premium $10 polymer note pair to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the issue of the first polymer note in Australia. These notes have a red overprint - 26 January 1998.
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