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Nice Currency 1938 Australia One Pound Banknote King George VI Pick# 26a Fine

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Description: A nice fine or better banknote from the Commonwealth of Australia. This is the undated 1938 one pound currency note. This banknote is dark green in color over a multi colored background. It depicts the image of a young King George VI to the right of the front. The back has the same color scheme as the front with the framed image of people shepherds shearing sheep and titled Pastoral in a rectangular frame in the center. The front also has the denomination written in orange in the center. It has the signatures of H. J. Sheehan and S. G. McFarlane on the bottom of the front in black coloring. This particular note has the serial number 718372 displayed twice in black on the front but not on the back. It is series P over 35. The banknote has a water mark depicting captain Cook's head. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: The note is known to have been introduced in 1938 when both Sheehan and McFarlane were signing banknotes.

Printer: John Ash.

Size: The banknote measures ~6 1/8" by ~3 1/4".

Pick Number: P 26a and is listed in the Banknote Book as B132a.

Condition: I would grade this banknote as a nice fine or better with all the details being still well preserved. The note has several horizontal folds and a horizontal fold as well as general wrinkling. It also has multiple creases and bumps. It is soiled but has no large objectionable stains. The note has no tears, no splits, no graffiti, and no pinholes. The edges show signs of roughness and many nicks. The colors are slightly faded and the note shows signs of quite a bit of circulation. The corners are intact but have rounding and they are folded over. The note shows honest original wear and is in an original circulated condition. It would make a nice addition to your collection of Australian banknotes. Please see photo for additional condition information.

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