We Sell Rare Australian Fifty Dollar Paper Banknotes

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Australian $50 notes were issued from 1973 up until they were replaced in 1995. Some notes can be particularly valuable with the right serial numbers or if in mint condition, reaching up to $950 for the rarest notes.

The introduction of decimal currency to Australia in 1966 was unequivocally one of the biggest changes ever made to the Australian monetary system.

The 3 decades over which paper decimal banknotes were produced provides collectors with a large variety of notes to collect, as well as a number of different ways of accumulating them.

Australia’s transition to polymer technology in the 1990s resulted in a vast increase in the number of collectors of paper decimal banknotes. As this broad demand base continues to increase in financial capacity and numismatic sophistication, collectors go on to purchase rarer and higher quality notes. 



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Our staff have written a number of detailed articles on the many different kinds of paper decimal banknotes that we handle, a number of them have been published in the Coin and Banknote magazine. We've also written a number of articles to help collectors on their way to building a collection of banknotes that has real meaning and lasting value.

Some of the articles we've published include:

How to Tell When an Australian Paper Banknote Was Printed 

Australia's Paper Decimal Banknotes - from Commonwealth to Polymer in 30 Years