What is on the Australian 50 dollar note?

The $50 banknote features the Acacia humifusa and the Black Swan ( Cygnus atratus ). The banknote celebrates David Unaipon, an inventor and Australia’s first published Aboriginal author, and Edith Cowan, the first female member of an Australian parliament.

What Aboriginal is on the 50 dollar note?

The distinct gold colour of the fifty dollar note features Aboriginal ‘inventor’ David Unaipon (1872- 1967), born in South Australia. For many years, Unaipon was an employee of the Aborigines’ Friends Association.

What bird is on the $50 note?

The Kōkako or blue wattled crow (Callaeas wilsoni) is a large native bird with a distinctive bluish-grey body with a black face ‘mask’ and sky blue wattles. The variety on the note is the North Island kokako.

What is the name of the man on the Australian $50 note?

Unaipon’s contribution to Australian society helped to break many Aboriginal Australian stereotypes, and he is featured on the Australian $50 note in commemoration of his work.

David Unaipon.

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David Ngunaitponi David Unaipon (Anglicisation)
Born David Ngunaitponi28 September 1872 Point McLeay Mission, South Australia, British Empire

When did $50 notes start in Australia?

The $50 polymer banknote was issued on 4 October 1995.

Who is on the 50 dollar notes?

The $50 note features a portrait of President Grant on the front of the note and a vignette of the United States Capitol on the back of the note.

What does a 50 note weigh?

£50 – A fifty pound note is about 156x85mm, 0.113mm thick. And about 1.1g in weight.

How much does a 50 dollar note weigh?

Second series (polymer)

Note Obverse design Weight4 (g)
$103 Banjo Paterson 0.841
$20 Mary Reibey 0.900
$50 David Unaipon 0.955
$100 Dame Nellie Melba 1.006

Who is the man on the 50 dollar bill NZ?

Sir Āpirana Ngata, a New Zealand politician who played an important role in the Māori Renaissance, was featured on the new fifty-dollar note.

When did $50 bill change?

October 27, 1997: The first major redesign of the $50 note since 1929 was implemented as Series 1996 to further deter counterfeiters.

Why is Edith Cowan on the $50 note?

With legislation enacted in 1920 to remove the legal bar to women entering Parliament, Cowan stood for the 1921 state election. She became a member of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia and the first female member of any Australian parliament.

Who is David’s son?

When David Unaipon married Katherine on 14 January 1902, who was the daughter of Harry Carter and Eva (Darpung) Sumner (see Doreen Kartinyeri, 2006). The marriage location was Point Mcleay, South Australia, where their son, whose forename was Talmadge, was born.

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What are 50 notes made of?

The note is printed on polymer, which is a thin and flexible plastic material. On the front of the note, you can feel raised print. For example, on the words ‘Bank of England’ and in the bottom right corner, over the smaller window.

How much are the misprinted $50 notes worth?

The total value of the misprinted notes is $2.3 billion. The new notes, which still feature Australian heroes of social change Edith Cowan and David Unaipon, were revealed to the public in February last year and circulated in October.

What’s $50 USD in AUD?

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Conversion rates US Dollar / Australian Dollar
50 USD 68.98950 AUD
100 USD 137.97900 AUD
250 USD 344.94750 AUD
500 USD 689.89500 AUD