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Charles Cerutty. Circa 1918-1923

When J Collins was promoted to Secretary. Mr Cerutty was made his assistant in 1916.

In 1920 he was appointed a Director of the Note Issue Department of the Commonwealth Bank.

His signature appeared on all banknotes issued between 1918 & 1923.

History of Australian Banknotes Signatures Part 1

29 %
Save $500.00
$1,750.00 $1,250.00

Renniks Number: R21f. Code: TRN. Banknote Description: Australian Pre Decimal Banknote. King George V. Circa: 1918. Denomination: One Pound. Signatures: Cerutty/Collins. Circa: 1918. With suffix letters- A-O.        Part of the first Australian banknote issues. 1914-1918. Historical Notation: The last of the large paper banknotes. Originally designed 184BY92mm based on measurement from The English Sterling Pound. [...]

R021f | F | 1918
$22,000.00 $9,000.00

Renniks Number: R3b. Code: SK Banknote Description: Australian Pre Decimal Banknote Issue: Denomination: Ten Shilling. Signatures: Cerruty/Collins. Circa: 1918. Serial Number: N 769659M. Grade: Almost Uncirculated. The banknote features all of the attributes on a “Natural Banknote”- “curling when placed in the hand”, the natural brilliance/ brightness of the banknote, square corners, the natural raising [...]

R03b | aUNC | 1918
25 %
Save $4,000.00
$16,000.00 $12,000.00

One Pound: Pre Decimal Banknote. Denomination: One Pound. Signatures: Cerutty/Collins. Grade: Good Extra Fine. Serial Number: B 846890 J. Renniks Number: R21. Grade: Good Extra Fine. RR: $16000.00. Source: Renniks 30th edition.2020. Sale Price: $12000.00. Save: $4000.00. Notation: This banknote in the superior grade of a Good Extra Fine, is very rarely seen on the Australian [...]

R021 | gEF

Renniks Number:  R67c Code: DMcP. EXTREMELY RARE FIFTY POUND-CERUTTY/COLLINS. FIRST TIME OFFERED SALE. Denomination: Fifty Pound. Signatures: Cerutty/Collins. Circa: 1914-1945. This banknote: 1918. Grade: Very Fine. RR: $87,500.00. Source: Renniks 28th Edition Banknote/Coin Catalogue 2018. Page Number 255. Historical Purchase Notation: This banknote was purchased by our Vendor in 1996. Sold by Kurt Jaggard Coins. [...]

R067c | VF | 1918
R052b | EF | 1918

King George V Cerruty/Collins D425046E

R021 | F | 1918

This is good value for a banknote of this age. King George V Cerutty/Collins Half Sovereign N 652469 C

R003b | F | 1918