The appearance of several blank one pound notes in a series of auctions between 1980 and 2013 raised a number of questions - first among them for me was, just what are they? Unexplained oddities such as these are one of the truly rewarding areas of Australian numismatics, a bit of legwork can go a long way in turning an oddball item into one that’s highly prized. These unissued one pound note forms draw in a number of different sections of Australian numismatics - specimen notes, error / variety notes, the switch from the reasonably large Harrison series notes down to the smaller Legal Tender notes, as well as the numismatic pandemonium that surrounded the abdication of King Edward VIII in 1936.
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Sterling And Currency
@berminator13 The face value of the hoard = 215,231 hours work for the average man - 57 years of 12 hours a day, 6 days a week!
- Californian couple discovers $10 million worth buried gold coins (mint condition no less!) -http://ow.ly/u09SP
- My answer to Is it worth it to collect contemporary coins and notes? http://qr.ae/tG4kr