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1968 $20 Star Note Phillips/Randall R403s Very Good

1968 $20 Star Note Phillips/Randall R403s Very Good

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A truly affordable example of our rarest paper decimal star note.

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1968 $20 Star Note Phillips/Randall R#403s Very Good

Dates of Issue: Late 1970 ~ 1971

A truly affordable example of our rarest paper decimal star note.

On page 296 of his book on Australian paper decimal notes, Mick Vort Ronald explains why the Phillips Randall is so incredibly hard to come by: "Star replacement notes in the $20 denomination were restricted to Phillips Randall issues because this denomination did not commence to use stars until late in 1970, and star notes were discontinued in the following year."

Just 62,500 $20 star notes were printed, which hands down the lowest mintage figure for any of the paper decimal star notes.

This particular note has a circulated to a reasonable degree, but remains in attractive condition. It has a light tear in the top margin (just to the left of the metallic thread), however the edges, corner and paper all remain problem free.

It is an affordable and presentable example of Australia's rarest paper decimal star note.