The 2016 $5 Banknote marks a major milestone in Australian currency history. Dubbed the “Next Generation” Polymer $5, this vibrant new Australian legal tender note is a vital component of every collection.
Eye-catching new designs: new, improved security features; a special tactile feature to aid the vision-impaired, this key Australian currency issue is truly the “Next Generation” of Polymer banknotes.
* The 2016 Australia $5 Polymer note is extremely hard to find in high grade!
The obverse of the bill features a portrait of the Queen. As this is a new series, all new banknotes will depict a difference species of Australian wattle and a native bird. For the new $5 banknotes, these are the Prickly Moses (yellow colored) wattle and an Eastern Spinebill bird.
Also for the first time, the serial numbers are printed with 7 digits and not 6. A new tactile feature, in raised bump, is also added to the upper left side of the note and near the bottom edge too. This feature is to assist those who are affected by vision impairment, telling the difference between denominations of Australian bank notes, along with the bright colors, large and bold numbers, and different sizes for each denominations.
The reverse includes and the Parliament House in the capital city Canberra which was first opened in 1988 as well as the Prickly Moses wattle and an Eastern Spinebill bird.
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