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1967 $5 Note Star Note Coombs/Randall R202S Uncirculated

1967 $5 Note Star Note Coombs/Randall R202S Uncirculated

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P-11032

A pristine example of the first $5 star replacement note issued.

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Australia 1967 Five Dollar Star Replacement Note Coombs / Randall R#202s Uncirculated

A pristine example of the first $5 star replacement note issued.


Dr Herbert Cole (Nugget) Coombs was Governor of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia between January 1st 1949 and January 13th 1960, and was then the inaugural Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia from the date of its establishment on January 14th 1960 until July 22nd 1968.

Sir Richard John Randall was Secretary to the Treasury from October 28th 1966 until October 31st 1971.

$5 notes with this signature combination were issued from May 1967 until October 1969.

The mintage of the regular $5 notes with these two signatures was 67,600,000, whereas the mintage of the Coombs Randall $5 star replacement note is 204,000.

The ratio of star notes to regular notes for the Coombs Randall $5 was 282 to 1.

If you have confidence in the long-term appeal of decimal star replacement notes in pristine condition, this is a great example to add to your collection - you really couldn't find a better example, at the current price it really is excellent value for money.

Click here to read our article that explains just what a star replacement note is.

Click here to read our article that explains how to collect star replacement notes.