r31 – Mc48 # 1949 Coombs/Watt One Pound Banknotes

1949 Coombs/Watt One Pound Banknote

Obverse Coat of Arms & George VI
Reverse Pastoral Scene – Tending Sheep
Signatories H. C. Coombs, Governor, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
G.P.N. Watt, Secretary to the Treasury
Size 154.94mm [width] 81.28mm [height]
Composition Paper – 77gsm
Watermark Captain Cook in left oval
’ONE POUND’ behind each signature
Serial Numbers Prefix K, I or W over numeral
K/97 000001 to K/99 1000000
I/10 000001 to I/99 1000000
W/0 000001 to W/79 1000000

Notes :
The serial number range W/72 000001 to W/75 1000000 was omitted from the Coombs/Watt signature combination and included in the Coombs/Wilson series.
The numbers below were reserved for star notes:
I/0 00001 to I/9 99999
W/0 00001 to W/8 99999.

Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2013 [39]87 130 179 [628]809
2014 20 [41]135 [94]180 [223]300
2015 29 [41]89 [87]180 [153]287 180
2015 [60]97
2016 15 [15]32 [30]106 [67]127 190
2017 [16]32 [19]76 [29]104** [56]142 210
2018 [12]24 [22]59 [34]102 [70]136 [196]211
2019 [11]20 [20]45 [39]92 [96]132 [103]225

** I personally won one of these notes at auction on Facebook for $36 so the Prices do run on par,
you just have to be patient & wait for the right (lowest) price & be happy with what you pay…

First serial prefix K/97 # r31F – Mc48a
Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014
2015
2016
2017 300
2018 435
2019
Last serial prefix W/79 # r31L – Mc48b
Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2014 520
2015 87 153
2016
2017 330
2018 515
2019
Star Replacement # r31s – Mc48s

Notes : Star note serial numbers :

I/1 85117* to I/9 93881*
W/1 01862* to W/1 95098*

Auction Prices
VG Fine VF EF aUNC CFU
2013 796 2,378
2014 4,000
2015 600 3,225
2016 [500]1,123 6,175
2017 1,510 [2,179]2,215
2018 910 2,600
2019 1,331 2,922

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updated: 21/06/2019