|Australian one pound - Medallion profile portrait of His Majesty King George V|
|Australian one pound - Landing of Captain Cook at Botany Bay, 1770|
Commonwealth of Australia One Pound banknote 1927 King George V
Commonwealth Bank of Australia 1923-1933 Issue
Obverse: Medallion profile portrait of His Majesty King George V by Sir Bertram Mackennal, R.A., Sculptor to the King & Coat of arms of Australia at left. The nominal value £1 at center and in each corner of the banknote. Signatories: Sir Ernest Cooper Riddle, Governor Commonwealth Bank of Australia & Mr. James Thomas Heathershaw, third Secretary to the Australian Government Department of the Treasury (1926–1932).
Reverse: Reproduction of an Emanuel Phillips Fox painting from 1902 titled "Landing of Captain Cook at Botany Bay, 1770". In 1901 Phillips Fox was commissioned by the Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria to paint a historical picture of Cook's landing at Botany Bay with funds from the Gilbee bequest. Phillips Fox travelled to England in 1902 to finish the painting. The nominal value £1 at left and right.
Watermark: Light basketweave around edges and "£1" (twice) in centre Dark "Commonwealth" above and "Australia" below centre.
Size: 180 mm x 78 mm.
Printer: These notes were designed and printed by the Australian Note Printer, Thomas Harrison, who also printed the first series of notes. The 1923/24 series came to be known as the "Harrison Series".
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ND (1923-1927) King George V facing left - Signature title at left "Chairman of Directors. Note Issue Dept. Commonwealth Bank of Australia"
Half Sovereign One Pound 5 Pounds 10 Pounds 1000 Pounds
ND (1925-1933) King George V facing left - Signature title at left "Governor Commonwealth Bank of Australia"