The First Polymer Plastic Banknotes


Australia 10 Dollars, 1988
Commemorates Bicentennial of British Settlement

10 dollars 1988 front
10 dollars 1988 back

Enlarge: Front10 dollars 1988 front
 & Back10 dollars 1988 back


Australia Colonists

The world's first polymer note.

Front: Features HMS Supply, one of a group of eleven ships to become known as the "First Fleet". The ships left Portsmouth, England, on May 13, 1787 and established a settlement at Sydney Cove on January 26, 1788. A medley of people in the background serves to illustrate the diverse ethnicity of the nation.

Back: Features an Aboriginal youth wearing body paint, a Morning Star Pole and rock paintings.

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