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Australia 5 Dollars (1967-1972)

Item Code: AU-39B

Front: British botanist Sir Joseph Banks (1743 - 1820). Collage of unique Australian flora with Banksia plant and seed pods
drawings. Reverse: Caroline Chisholm (30 May 1808 – 25 March 1877) was a progressive 19th-century English humanitarian known
mostly for her involvement with female immigrant welfare in Australia. Sydney foreshore in 1848. Cover of the "Shipping Gazette".
Watercolour of the Waverley. Handbill of a meeting of the Family Colonization Loan Society (located at her home in Charlton Crescent
in Islington). Mini portraits of women and children. Ballarat - barque sailing ship. Emigrants proceeding in the "Mariner". Watermark:
Captain James Cook. Security features: Watermark. Running serial numbers. Metallic security strip near the centre of the banknote.
Main colour: Mauve (purple). Artist: Gordon Andrews. Artistic advisor: Russell Drysdale. Engraver: Gordon Andrews. Signatures:
H.C. Coombs (Governor); R.J. Randall (Treasury Secretary) (1967). Printing method: Intaglio. Issuer: Reserve Bank, Commonwealth
of Australia. Date of Issue: 29 May 1967. Withdrawn from circulation: 1992. Legal tender: Yes. Material: Cotton paper.
Printer: Note Printing Australia Ltd. (NPA).
 

 
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Dimensions: 151 x 75 mm
 

Texts: Commonwealth of Australia. Five Dollars. Legal tender throughout the Commonwealth of Australia and the Territories of the
Commonwealth. Family Colonization Loan Society originated by Mrs. Chisholm. "Shipping Gazette". Emigrants proceeding in the
"Mariner". "GA" initials in the beehive.

 
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