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Australia’s Most Asked Question on Decimal Paper Banknotes

The question most asked by email or telephone is, what is my banknote collection worth? With 21 years’ experience we know these questions. These are the most asked questions, it is always interesting to learn the history and current price of your decimal banknote portfolio. We have solved the problem, an easy and quick calculator […]

Learn to grade polymer banknotes, take the guess work out of your next purchase

AUSTRALIAN POLYMER BANKNOTES-GRADING AND CONDITION Grading of Polymer Banknotes varies from that of grading Paper Banknotes. The grade or condition of a banknote was a matter of opinion more than an exact science in relation to Paper Banknotes. Polymer Banknotes becomes more of a science, than opinion for a number of reasons that I will […]

The Right Note Assists Clients of The Rare Coin Company

Richard Fahy The Right Note

Rare Australian Banknote and Coin Portfolio Valuations The Rare Coin Companys’ liquidation has left many collectors/investors in an adverse financial situation. Portfolios true values need to be re‑established.   The Right Note (established 1995) is one of Australia’s leading numismatics dealers. We have an extensive range of rare coins and banknotes online and even more offline. Many former customers […]

The Valuation of your Rare Australian Banknote and Coin Portfolios

Subject: Arcabi Pty Ltd-Trading As-The Rare Coin Company (In Liquidation). John Pettit Pty Ltd (Voluntary Administration- DOCA*) *Document of Company Arrangement. Prepared By: R.E. Fahy Pty Ltd Trading as the Right Note (Established 1995) As a new client of The Right Note, we have written this article for the information of customers of the two […]

A History of Australian Specimen Banknotes

Australian Pre Decimal Banknotes circa 1913-1961 The first Australian specimen banknotes were issued by The Treasury of the Commonwealth of Australia Circa 1913-1915. These banknotes came from the normal printing run of each denomination, they carried the word CANCELLED perforated horizontally near the centre on the obverse side of each banknote. The signature combinations of […]

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 […]