r220a – Mc306a # 2002 Macfarlane/Henry Five Dollar Banknotes

2002 Macfarlane/Henry Five Dollar Banknote

Obverse Queen Elizabeth II with Gum Branch
Reverse Old and New Parliament House, Capital Hill, Canberra
Signatories {Ian} I. Macfarlane, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia
{Ken} K. Henry, Secretary to the Treasury
Size 130.00mm [width], 65.00mm [height]
Composition Polymer
Watermark The introduction of polymer banknotes saw the end of the customary Watermark. It was replaced with a Variable Optical Security Device in the bottom corner. The clear window [Optical Security Device] contains a stylised gum [eucalyptus] flower.
Serial Numbers Two letter & Two number Prefix
BA02 – EA02

Notes : There were two design modifications introduced with this new series of notes.
Signatures
On previous issues the signature of the Secretary to the Treasury appeared above that of the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia. This was reversed from this issue.
Portraits
The names of the people portrayed on the notes had their names printed and included as part of the design.

Auction Prices
Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014
2015
2016 [10]15
2017 [12]22    #
2018 [12]16
2019 [8]16

# Ten consecutive notes sold for $72 on  eBay on the 27th of august

First serial prefix BA02 # r220aF – Mc306a/1
Auction Prices
Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014
2015
2016 [32]44
2017 [39]44    #
2018 [30]46
2019 13 [20]28

# A Pair Unc 1st & Last Prefix “BA02+EA02″sold on eBay for $41 on the 4th of September

Last serial prefix EA02 # r220aL – Mc306a/2
Auction Prices
Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014 14
2015 [35]84
2016 32 [110]165
2017 32      #
2018 [18]35
2019 18

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updated: 17/04/2019