On this day in 1984...

On this day in 1984, the $100 note was put into circulation in Australia. The paper had a portrait of Antarctic explorer Douglas Mawson on the front with a background of a mountain range with a geological strata format.

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Astronomer John Tebbutt is on the reverse, with a background of the observatory he built and a local church.


There were 221,842,984 paper notes issued before its withdrawal.

Do you remember when you received your first $100 dollar bill? Or what you spent it on?