Banknote Index


Country Australia
Authority Commonwealth of Australia, Treasury Notes
Currency Pound
Denomination 1
Issue Start Date 1914
Issue End Date 1915
This Notes Issue Date 1914
Set/Series Name Australia, 1914 Emergency Issue
Type Emergency
Material Paper
Width in mm 184
Height in mm 102
Signatures J.R. Collins & G.T.Allen
Description Front Superscribed ES&A Note similar to A111 but dated 1894
Description Back Bank Seal Guilloche patterns
Comments Emergency pound was issued to alleviate short comings of the printers for one pound notes after forgeries of the Rainbow type emerged. They used Superscribed technique on ES&A notes dated 1894 for Notes dated 1891 see A series superscribed There are two varieties Having Letter A Or Letter B as prefix suffix on serial.
Source Noble Numismatics
BNI Banknote Id 81659

Catalog & Valuation Details

SourceCatalog # / ReferenceValueDate of ValueComments
12th Ed SCWPM General Issues P-0001Ba $30000.00 2008 XF 
Australia, 1 Pound, P1Ba