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Information about currency: Australian Pound

Currency nameAustralian Pound
CountryAustralia
Dates1910 - 1966
System

1 Pound = 20 Shillings, 1 Shilling = 12 Pence

Description

The pound (symbol £, or A£ when distinguished from other currencies called the pound) was the currency of Australia from 1910 until 14 February 1966, when it was replaced by the Australian dollar. It was subdivided into 20 shillings (symbol s), each of 12 pence (symbol d).

Currency Australian Pound periods:
Period Code From To
Holey Dollar 1813 1829
Private bank pounds 1817 1910
Australian pound 1910 1966
Currency Australian Pound was used:
Country From To
Australia Australian Pound 1910 1966
New Guinea, German Australian Pound 1915 1919
New Hebrides Australian Pound 1910 1941
Coin types of currency Australian Pound:
Crown 1937 - 1938

Florin 1910 - 1963
  Florin - 1908 Coat of Arms 1910 - 1936
  Florin 1927 - Parliament House 1927 - 1927
  Florin 1934-35 - Centenary of Melbourne 1934 - 1935
  Florin - Coat of Arms 1938 - 1963
  Florin 1951 - Federation Jubilee 1951 - 1951
  Florin 1954 - Royal Visit 1954 - 1954

Shilling 1910 - 1963
  Shilling - Coat of Arms 1910 - 1936
  Shilling - Ram's head 1938 - 1963

Sixpence 1910 - 1963
  Sixpence (Sterling silver) 1910 - 1945
  Sixpence (50% silver) 1946 - 1963

Threepence 1910 - 1964
  Threepence - Coat of Arms 1910 - 1936
  Threepence - Stalks of Grain 1938 - 1964

Penny 1911 - 1964
  Penny - Commonwealth of Australia 1911 - 1939
  Penny - Kangaroo 1939 - 1964

Halfpenny 1911 - 1964
  Halfpenny - Commonwealth of Australia 1911 - 1939
  Halfpenny - Kangaroo 1939 - 1964