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1992 Australia Five Dollars Polymer – AA71

$0.00 AUD

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SKU: AA71445519-05G Category:

This note with the dark green serial numbers has a dog ear on the upper left corner and 2 smaller creases but is otherwise in great condition.

Noteable for being from the first year of polymer production this note will look good in any album and at this price it is very affordable.





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A remarkable bank note in every way with abundant security features. This note had some extremely special features built into it as security against forgery. It was a world first and makes these notes highly desirable as collectors items. Collectors value numerous variations of this note.The $5 note incorporates the following security features:

Within the clear window is a stylised gum flower printed and it can be seen from either side of the note.If the note is held up to the light a seven pointed star within a circle is formed by four points on one side of the note combining perfectly with three points on the other.

If the note is held up to the light you can see an image of the Australian Coat of Arms under other printing.

The words FIVE DOLLARS has been micro printed and can be seen with the aid of a magnifying glass.

Slightly raised printing (intaglio) can be felt with the finger and is also used for the portraits and other major design elements.

Highly intricate multi-coloured fine-line patterns and images appear on each side.Under ultra-violet light the serial number will fluoresce and also a square patch becomes visible on the back of the note.

Obverse:Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is the queen regnant of sixteen independent sovereign states known informally as the Commonwealth realms: the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, and Saint Kitts and Nevis. She holds each crown separately and equally in a shared monarchy, as well as acting as Head of the Commonwealth, Supreme Governor of the Church of England, and Head of State of the Crown Dependencies, British overseas territories, the Realm of New Zealand and the external territories of Australia. As a constitutional monarch, she is politically neutral and by convention her role is largely ceremonial.

Reverse:Old and New Parliament House, Capital Hill, Canberra. Parliament House is the meeting place of the Parliament of Australia. It is located in Canberra, the capital of Australia. It was opened on 9 May 1988 by Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia. Its construction cost was over $1.1 billion. At the time of its construction it was the most expensive building in the Southern Hemisphere. Prior to 1988, the Parliament of Australia met in the Provisional Parliament House, which is now known as “Old Parliament House”.

Watermark: With the introduction of the new polymer bank notes we saw the end of the customary watermark. It was replaced with a Variable Optical Security Device in the bottom corner.


Governors of the Reserve Bank of Australia during decimal currency.

Governors of the Reserve Bank of Australia during decimal currency.

1    H. C. Coombs January 1960 – July 1968
2    Sir J. G. Phillips July 1968 – July 1975
3    Sir H. M. Knight July 1975 – August 1982
4    R. A. Johnston    August 1982 – July 1989
5    Bernie Fraser    September 1989 – September 1996
6    Ian Macfarlane    September 1996 – September 2006
7    Glenn Stevens    18 September 2006 – 17 September 2016

*All biographical details are taken from Wikipedia for education purposes only.

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