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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Coombs, Herbert Cole (Nugget) (1906–1997)

Herbert “Nugget” Wilson, was an interesting man in every way, highly educated and very intelligent, and according to all account was somewhat of a ladies man. Mr Wilson was Australian longest running signature on Australian banknotes converting both the pre decimal and decimal era’s from 1949 to 1978. An achievement that will never be repeated […]

New bank notes deemed massive fail; readers not impressed

A proposed Australian $10 banknote design

THE first look at the new “youthful” bank notes, created by the Reserve Bank of Australia, has been deemed a “massive fail” by some readers. More than 100 people took to’s Facebook page to comment on the designs, suggesting the faces on the notes were outdated and should instead include Slim Dusty, Steve […]