Australian Five Pound Banknotes – King George V circa 1913 – 1933
Australian Five Pound were introduced in 1913, with the signature combination of Collins/Allen, there were many variations including black/blue printing colours in the case of Riddle/Sheehan and Collins/Allen, first and last prefix and suffix numbers, the first released banknotes in 1913 were one of the largest banknotes released in Australia measuring 167X105MM, the same size as Australian Pre Federation General Issue(in circulation) circa 1823-1910 were.
The last release prior to KGV death and withdrawal of these banknotes was the Riddle/Sheehan Five Pound which featured both white and pink cross hatching, commonly known as “the white and pink faces”.
Renniks: R42. CODE: SK. Australian Pre Decimal Banknote. Denomination: Riddle/Heathershaw. Circa: 1927. Serial Number: Q18 821755. Grade: Extra Fine.Banknote description, a natural banknote, perfect in Extra Fine, square edges, as original as the day it last circulated. A collectors dream. RR: $6000.00. Australian Type One Specimen Banknote. Renniks 28th Page Number: 245
King George V Riddle/Sheehan Q28 704853 Commonwealth Bank
There are two small tears on the bottom of this banknote. The discount price reflects this minor damage. King George V Kell/Collins QO965344 Circa: 1924 Grade: VF Denomination: 5 pounds