|Date||15 August 2007|
|Embargo||For Immediate Release|
Announcement of Appointment to Auction Numismatic Banknotes
On 1 February 2007, the Reserve Bank of Australia announced that from 28 February 2007 the Royal Australian Mint would cease selling numismatic banknotes on its behalf. The Bank also announced that arrangements would be made to auction numismatic banknotes towards the end of 2007.
Following a tender process, the Bank has appointed Downies to conduct an auction of first and last prefix banknotes, and to sell uncirculated banknotes.
Further details of the auction and sale are available on Downies’ website. A brief summary is available on the Bank’s website.
Enquiries: Reserve Bank of Australia
Note Issue Department
Reserve Bank of Australia
Phone: 1800 633 220
Fax: +61 2 9551 8021
PO Box 888
ABBOTSFORD VIC 3067
Phone: +61 3 8456 8456
Fax: +61 3 8456 8401