Commemorative - 10 Years of Polymer Banknotes in Australia (Premium Folder)
Red Serial Folder (1000 sets issued)
Black S/N (Qty 1500) A$49
This is a commemorative Premium folder issued in 1998 to celebrate Australia 10th year of Australia Polymer notes. This folder contained a 1988 $10 commemorative note and a 1998 $10 note (overprinted with 26 January 1998) with red serial numbers. Australia first issued a $10 polymer note in 1988 commemorating 200th year of British settlement in Australia (1788 to 1988). In 1992, Australia commenced introducing it's first circulating polymer note of $5 and subsequently released the rest of the denominations on a yearly basis with one note each per year starting from the lowest denomination to the highest. The last note of $100 was released in 1996. Two versions of these folders were released - Premium and Deluxe. These are distinguished by the colour of the serial numbers, with Red as Premium set and black as Deluxe set. These were sold for $85 and $49 per set respectively. Only 2,500 sets issued with 1,000 sets as Premium and the rest as Deluxe.