A truly magnificent Fraser Higgins $5 paper banknote from 1990 Australia.
Great ink colours and stacks of sheen. The paper has plenty of snap.
Magnificent example of the second last printing of $5 notes.
They don’t come any better. Snap up a bargain now.
Nice investment for the future.
Obverse:Sir Joseph Banks, 1st Baronet, GCB, PRS (13 February 1743 – 19 June 1820) was a British naturalist, botanist and patron of the natural sciences. He took part in Captain James Cook’s first great voyage (1768–1771). Banks is credited with the introduction to the Western world of eucalyptus, acacia, mimosa, and the genus named after him, Banksia. Approximately 80 species of plants bear Banks’s name. Banks was also the leading founder of the African Association, a British organization dedicated to the exploration of Africa, and a member of the Society of Dilettanti, which helped to establish the Royal Academy.
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. She is commemorated in the Calendar of saints of the Church of England. There are proposals for the Catholic Church to also recognise her as a saint,
Watermark: Captain Cook in left panel
In 1838, Captain Chisholm was granted leave, and the Chisholm family moved to Sydney in the colony of New South Wales (now part of Australia). The family settled at Windsor, and Chisholm and the children remained there when her husband was recalled to active service in 1840. Chisholm established employment agencies in rural centres, and in 1842 was able to close the Female Immigrants Home because of her success in finding work for unemployed immigrants. Chisholm later extended her work to include families as well as single women, and between 1841 and 1844 assisted 14,000 people to settle in New South Wales.
*All details taken from Wikipedia for educational purposes only.