It approached the CSIRO for assistance and it together with NPA embarked on what proved to be a ground breaking project.
Development of the polymer note was not without its difficulties.
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In 1901 notes in circulation in Australia consisted of bank notes payable in gold coin and issued by the trading banks, and Queensland Treasury notes.
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The Reserve Bank of Australia has revealed the design for the new note due to be released later this year and no one appears to be happy about it.
Condition of all the notes is from light use to almost unc with some light staining on a few of the notes too. cheers To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions.
Please note that for precious metal coins we can only accept direct deposit.The new brightly coloured banknote depicts the Prickly Moses wattle, a shrub native to Australia, and a small bird called the Eastern Spinebill, alongside an image of the Queen.The notes have a number of new security features and have a new ‘tactile’ feature to help the visually impaired distinguish between different notes.Suffice to say many obstacles were overcome such that today over 20 countries have embraced this technology.Much secrecy surrounded the development of the note and this first issue has the RBA code name "C ", for commemorative .