1966 Coombes/Wilson $20 gEF

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Denomination $20
Year 1966
Signatures Coombs/Wilson
Grade good Extremely Fine

1966 was the year in which Australia transitioned from Pounds, Shillings and Pence into Dollars and Cents. Any coins or banknotes from 1966 make for a great connection to a key piece of Australian monetary history.

Obverse (Front)
Sir Charles Kingsford Smith - Aviator who in 1928, made the first transpacific flight from the US to Australia. He also made the first non-stop crossing of the Australian mainland, the first flights between Australia and New Zealand, and the first eastward Pacific crossing from Australia to the United States

Reverse (Back)
Lawrence Hargrave - Engineer, explorer, astronomer, inventor and aeronautical pioneer.