r24 – Mc39 # 1926 Kell/Collins One Pound Banknotes

1926 Kell/Collins One Pound Banknote

Obverse Coat of Arms & George V
Reverse Captain Cook Landing at Botany Bay
Signatories James Kell, Governor, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
James R. Collins, Secretary to the Treasury
Size 180.34mm [width] 78.74mm [height]
Composition Paper – 75gsm
Watermark Light basketweave around edges and ’£1’ (twice) in centre
Dark ’Commonwealth’ above and ’Australia’ below centre
Serial Numbers Prefix letter H over numerals
H/49 to H/80

Notes :
After April 12 1926, facsimile signatures of Kell and Collins were used. They were printed in black ink, insead of the green ink that was used previously.

This Thomas S. Harrison designed one pound note continued in production from 1926 to 1933 with the only change being in signature combinations. During this period, approximately 237,269,000 one pound notes were printed.

Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2013 792 [405]760 25,630
2014 435 660 1,200
2015 412
2016 212 [426]547 [1,426]1,955
2017 [402]512
2018 265 [383]944 1,865
2019 [199]250

First serial prefix H/49 # r24F – Mc39a

Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
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Last serial prefix H/80 # r24L – Mc39b

Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017 669
2018 342 1,555 1,860
2019 [41*]312

* Sold 16/01/2019 with 14 bids (it’s a space filler)

 

 

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updated; 26/01/2019