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Monetary unit - an Aussie dollar=to 100 cents.

To 1909. The basic part of monetary circulation of the country was made by notes of private banks in pounds sterling. The Australian pound has been injected by the law on September, 4th 1909., it was right monetary issue it is granted exchequer.

On February, 14th 1966. Transferring to decimal system has been carried out and the new monetary unit - an Aussie dollar is entered. Since September, 25th 1974. The Aussie dollar rate began to be positioned by the Reserve bank of Australia on the basis of a basket of currency.

the Flag of Australia the Map of Australia
the Arms of Australia

The Aussie dollar is an official monetary unit The Australian Union into which enter Christmas island, Cocos Islands and Norfolk island, and also independent The Pacific states Kiribatis, Nauru and Tuvalu.

Aussie dollar symbol - AUD . The Aussie dollar falls into is hard To currency. On territory of the country denominations of denomination of 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 dollars are in use.

In the end of 20th century, country tickets began to produce not of a paper, and from the thin intended for this purpose Plasticity. Australia is the first state which has replaced paper notes with the plastic.

In 1988, the Reserve bank of Australia has carried out issue of a trial series of polymeric denominations in nominal value in 10 dollars, Which has been devoted anniversary of the British colonisation " Green continent". The this denominations had Optical protection frame in a transparent plastic window. Subsequently there were also plastic notes of others Nominal values.

Face side of 5 dollars of Australia
the Back of 5 dollars of Australia

Australian denominations, are issued in different colour scales. They contain portraits of known figures The countries, and on a denomination in nominal value of 5 dollars the queen of Great Britain, Elizabeth II is represented. On face side of the note of 100 Aussie dollars the portrait of Nelli Melba (1861-1931) - Australian singer, on the back - a portrait of sir John Monash (1865-1931), the military leader of times of the First World War is printed.

Face side of 100 dollars of Australia
the Back of 100 dollars of Australia

It is updated 04.2012

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