The world’s very first polymer banknote. Released in 1988 to celebrate the Bicentennary of Australia.
This note from the very first series of the 1998 $10 banknotes.
The bottom of the two notes has been miscut which was an early problem encountered in processing the very slippery polymer note sheets.
You can see the thin line of selvidge along the underside making this pair even more highly collectible.
This note had an extremely special features built into it as security against forgery being a hologram of Captain James Cook.
It was a world first and makes these notes highly desirable as collectors’ items.
Collectors value numerous variations of this note due to initial production problems.