Australian Five Pound Banknotes


Year(s)
Issued
SignatoriesDescription (Reference) Very
Good
FineVery
Fine
Extra
Fine
Almost
Uncirc.
Crisp Flat
Uncirc.
1913-14Collins/AllenNo Mosaic on reverse (V.31) 15,50027,50050,00080,00090,000135,000
1914-17Collins/AllenMosaic 5's. Prefix of U or V (V.32a) 3,0006,75015,00033,00045,00060,000
1914-17Collins/AllenMosaic 5's. Suffix of U or V (V.32b) 2,5005,50011,50027,50037,50050,000
1918-24Cerutty/CollinsSuffix of V. (V.33a) 4,7508,50020,00035,00048,00065,000
1918-24Cerutty/CollinsPrefix of U & Suffix of A to F, H, J. (V.33b) 8501,7504,25012,00022,50032,500
1924-26Kell/CollinsBlack Signatures (V.34a) 6001,2503,95010,00017,50027,500
1924-26Kell/CollinsDark Blue Signatures (V.34b) 1,2502,8007,25014,00024,00035,000
1927Kell/HeathershawNote Issue Department (V.35a) 8001,6505,00013,50022,50032,500
1927Kell/HeathershawCommonwealth Bank (V.35b) 6251,4004,25011,75021,50031,000
1927-31Riddle/HeathershawNote Issue Department (V.36a) 10,00017,50031,00052,50075,00092,500
1927-31Riddle/HeathershawCommonwealth Bank (V.36b) 3006501,4004,0007,00010,000
1932Riddle/Sheehan(V.37) 6001,2503,5009,00018,00030,000
1933-38Riddle/SheehanPink Face (V.38a) 3256001,1004,2507,50012,000
1933-38Riddle/SheehanWhite Face (V.38b) 3256001,2504,5008,00013,000
1939-40Sheehan/McFarlane(V.39) 751604501,5503,2505,500
1941-48Armitage/McFarlane(V.40) 25601254501,1001,750
1949-51Coombs/Watt(V.41) 28601255001,1001,800
1952-53Coombs/Wilson(V.42) 28651405001,1001,800
1954-60Coombs/WilsonCommonwealth Bank (V.43a) 182545125235425
1960Coombs/WilsonReserve Bank (V.43b) 182545115210375
1960Coombs/WilsonStar Replacement (V.43bs) 8001,6504,00012,50020,00032,500

Notes:

The references shown in parentheses in the above table are those of Michael P Vort-Ronald - 'Australian Banknotes', 1979.

The design on the back of Commonwealth of Australia five pound notes issued between 1913 and 1932 features a vignette of the Hawkesbury River near Peat's Ferry in New South Wales.


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