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#1 2017-02-16 19:30:04

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Reserve Bank reveals new design for Australia's $10 note

AUSTRALIA lost its collective mind when the new $5 note was revealed in April. Now the Reserve Bank has released the new tenner.

Some commenters suggested the fiver "looks like vomit" while others pondered, simply: "What even is that?"

The new design kept the same basic colours and size but importantly incorporated a new "tactile" feature to help the vision-impaired distinguish between currency.

More: http://www.news.com.au/finance/economy/ … 286610f9f8


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#2 2017-02-16 19:58:45

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Re: Reserve Bank reveals new design for Australia's $10 note

I say keep cranking out these new notes, about time we had tacile bumps on the notes for the blind.


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#3 2017-02-16 20:15:20

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Re: Reserve Bank reveals new design for Australia's $10 note

Time to disappear all the counterfeits?

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#4 2017-02-16 21:08:32

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Re: Reserve Bank reveals new design for Australia's $10 note

Australia lost its collective mind of the fiver? Missed that one.


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#5 2017-02-16 21:23:25

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Re: Reserve Bank reveals new design for Australia's $10 note

House wrote:

Australia lost its collective mind of the fiver? Missed that one.

Oh yeah, we went totally nuts. Good times.


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#6 2017-02-16 23:03:39

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Re: Reserve Bank reveals new design for Australia's $10 note

I think that's because in the very first reveal, the note was photographed over a gaudy purple background, and all the transparent areas of the note seemed like they were horribly purple. But no one knew this of course, and in reality, the note actually turned out to be quite lovely (imo).

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#7 2017-02-17 04:34:18

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Re: Reserve Bank reveals new design for Australia's $10 note

SpacePete wrote:
House wrote:

Australia lost its collective mind of the fiver? Missed that one.

Oh yeah, we went totally nuts. Good times.

The problem was that the photos published didn't do it justice. The clear stripe wasn't shown properly and made it look silly in the photos. When you actually got the note is look much better.

This one looks good too when you hold it up:
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Last edited by SilverDJ (2017-02-17 04:36:16)

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#8 2017-02-17 06:56:17

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Re: Reserve Bank reveals new design for Australia's $10 note

Plastic promises!
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#9 2017-02-17 07:48:40

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Re: Reserve Bank reveals new design for Australia's $10 note

JulieW wrote:

Plastic promises!
wink

That you use every day, just like every other person in every other developed nation on the planet.

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#10 2017-02-23 21:01:55

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Re: Reserve Bank reveals new design for Australia's $10 note

The number of detailed security features the SNB has fit on the new 50 Franc note is staggering.

I wonder if the RBA's new designs have nearly as much detail as the Swiss put in their currency.


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#11 2017-03-01 05:15:54

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Re: Reserve Bank reveals new design for Australia's $10 note

Man i love the new Fiver!


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