r520a – Mc603a # 2003 Macfarlane/Henry Fifty Dollar Banknotes

2003 Macfarlane/Henry Fifty Dollar Banknote

Obverse David Unaipon
Reverse Dame Edith Cowan
Signatories I. Macfarlane, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia
K. Henry, Secretary to the Treasury
Size 151.00mm [width] 65mm [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 contains the Southern Cross and ’50’
Serial Numbers Two letter & Two number Prefix
AA03 to DA03

Notes : No circulation $50 dollar notes were issued in 2000, 2001, or 2002.
There were also 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 underneath their portrait and included as part of the design.

Auction Prices
Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2013 41
2014
2015 52
2016
2017 [105]165
2018 [84]111
2019 86
First serial prefix AA03 # r520aF – Mc603a/1
Auction Prices
Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014 570
2015
2016
2017 [144]175
2018 75 [138]170
2019
Last serial prefix DA03 # r520aL – Mc603a/2
Auction Prices
Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014
2015 105
2016
2017 [185]218
2018 [163]190
2019 188

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updated: 13/02/2019