r310b – Mc174b # 1988 Johnston/Fraser Ten Dollar Banknotes

1988 Johnston/Fraser Ten Dollar Banknote

Plastic Issue – Second release
Obverse The ship “Supply” in Sydney Cove
Reverse Aboriginal youth with the Morning Star Pole
Signatories R. A. Johnston, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia
B. W. Fraser, Secretary to the Treasury
Size 155mm [width], 77.50mm [height]
Composition Polymer
Watermark Polymer banknotes saw the end of the watermark, which was replaced with a Variable Optical Security Device (hologram) of Captain Cook
Serial Numbers Introduction of the Two letter & Two number Prefix
AB10 – AB57

Notes : This note was the second circulation issue Australian polymer banknote. The first printing had a thin, smooth varnish over the hologram which rapidly rubbed off when used. Printing was stopped when the problem was identified and a second printing was commenced using a thicker, darker varnish. Second printing notes used the same numbers as in the first printing.

Auction Prices
Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014 [16]30 [15]28
2015 12 18 [32]36 [20]29
2016 [15]20 [15]22 [25]39 35
2017 32 32 [26]40
2018 [17]28 [17]36 [23]64
2019 [23]24 [27]33
First serial prefix AB10 # r310bF – Mc174b/1
Auction Prices
Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014 40 [43]96 [56]153 [83]180
2015 [128]139
2016 32 107 180
2017 62 [50]85 [82]108
2018 [76]91 105 [97]104
2019 108
Last serial prefix AB57 # r310bL – Mc174b/2
Auction Prices
Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014 [215]292 [180]350
2015 62 [165]215
2016 85 [210]390
2017 [62]66 [315]410 1,399
2018 [134]198 [465]565
2019 [131]213 542

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updated: 18/02/2019