2005 Australia Fifty Dollars – AA 05 / 06 / 07 – 3 x First prefix

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On offer here are 3 first prefix notes from sequential years.

The AA05 + AA06 with the Macfarlane / Henry signatories and the AA07 with Stevens / Henry.

They are all in better than average condition and as per the pictures have some small corner folds and light creasing.

As a sequential prefix run of first prefixes they are certainly a highly desirable collectible to be put away for the future.

At this price it will be a worthwhile investment that will recognise good returns within a few short years.

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History

Two years after her death, the Edith Cowan Memorial Clock was unveiled at the entrance to Perth’s Kings Park. Believed to be the first civic monument to an Australian woman, it was built in the face of persistent opposition which has been characterised as “representative of a gender bias operating at the time” (Heritage Council of Western Australia, 2000). Opponents of the monumentclaimed that monuments were inherently masculine and therefore not an appropriate form of memorial to a woman, and that Cowan was not important enough to merit a monument in such a prominent location.

Cowan’s portrait was featured on an Australian postage stamp in 1975, as part of a six-part “Australian Women” series. During the WAY 1979 sesquicentennial celebrations, a plaque was laid in St Georges Terrace in her honour.

In 1984 the federal Division of Cowan was created and named after her, and in January 1991 the Western Australian College of Advanced Education was renamed Edith Cowan University (ECU).

Her portrait appears on the Australian fifty dollar note, a polymer banknote that was first issued in October 1995. In 1996 a plaque honouring her was placed in St George’s Cathedral. There are references to her in a public art installation in Kings Park that was unveiled in November 1999 to commemorate the centenary of women’s suffrage, and in a tapestry that was hung in King Edward Memorial Hospital in 2000 to honour women involved in the hospital.

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

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