MISCELLANY

Notes & Currency
Australia Crest

Pre-decimal -
Pounds, shillings and pence or LSD to some.
The sixpence was known as a zack.

Post-decimal 1966 -
The original choice for the new currency was the Royal, but lucky for Malcolm Turnbull and the rest of the Republicans, we gave that the flick after much public protest.

Dollars and cents
1 cent piece - no longer in circulation since 1992
2 cent piece - no longer in circulation since 1992
5 cent piece - not worth doing your back in to pick up
10 cent piece
20 cent piece
50 cent piece
$1 coin
$2 coin
$1 note - no longer in circulation
$2 note - no longer in circulation
$5 note - you can see the Queen's bum on this one
$10 note - can hardly buy a round of drinks

The $10 note has the following words on it - "No foe shall gather our harvest or sit on our stockyard rail".




Also - "There was movement at the station for the word had passed around that the colt from old Regret had got away". From The Man From Snowy River by Banjo Paterson.

$20 note




$50 note




$100 note

Nellie Melba on $100 note



$500 was known as a monkey.


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