The Reserve Bank of Australia issued this banknote to mark the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the first European settlers. This note is issued and designs to celebrate the different segment of culture and within the country with the theme ‘Living together’ and ‘Celebration of Nation’.
The obverse side of this note depicts an element of the aboriginal culture which includes rock painting, an aboriginal youth and a ceremonial morning stare pole. The reverse of this note depicts Ship HMS supply and a group of people against a view of the early British settlement of Sydney Cove. The note is also very unusual it is not made of paper, its plastic note (polymer).
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