Australian Next Generation $100 note
Following on from the New Note Series $100 note introduced in 1996, the Reserve Bank of Australia introduced the Next Generation $100 note on October 29th, 2020 (Reserve Bank of Australia, https://www.rba.gov.au/media-releases/2020/mr-20-21.html). Unlike the launch of the smaller denominations, the Next Generation $100 notes were not pushed out to commercial banks to be available on launch day. Although the launch was in 2020, notes had been printed in 2019 and 2020 and notes bearing both dates were released in 2020.
As with the New Note Series $100 notes, the Next Generation $100 notes depict Dame Nellie Melba on the obverse and Sir John Monash on the reverse. The serial number prefixes are as per the New Note Series as well, with the second prefix letter running from A to M and the digits being the last two digits of the year the note was printed. The signatures are of the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia and the Secretary to the Treasury.
|First and Last Prefixes||Serial numbers||Number printed||Signatories|
|AA 19 - EA 19||0000001 - 0188115||9,972,215||Lowe/Gaetjens|
|AA 20 -||Not yet released||Lowe/Kennedy|
Prefixes and serial numbers are provided by the Reserve Bank of Australia.