1920s Coin and Banknote Commemorative Folder

A keepsake of one of the most exciting periods of promise in Australian history, this presentation pack includes a 1927 Canberra Florin with the Riddle/Heathershaw 1 pound banknote.

Key features:

  • Fine to Very Fine quality
  • Limited edition, genuine Riddle/Heathershaw 1 pound banknote
  • Sterling silver 1927 Canberra florin
  • Obverse features a crowned portrait of King George VS
  • Informative presentation folder


Coin and banknote combination

These two notable issues of pre-decimal Australian currency paint an exciting picture of Australia during the post-war boom. It is understood that Australia's Baptism of fire triggered a new sense of national identity and unity as well as inspired a sense of optimism for the nation's future.

The 1927 Canberra Florin was Australia's first-ever commemorative. Issued for the opening of Parliament House on May 9, 1927, it features a superb reverse motif of the building's façade in its full glory.

The King George V Riddle/Heathershaw £1 banknote was also issued in the year Parliament was opened. Issued in small numbers, this note is genuine, scarce artifact of a very different Australia.

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Informative presentation folder

The set is housed in an illustrated, informative hardback portfolio.07 1920s Coin and Banknote Commemorative Folder CardOpen


Product specification






Fine - Very Fine

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