Australia Prepared For Decimal Coinage -… 1965

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    Sydney, Australia.

    Title reads 'Six Months to Go! Are You Ready?'

    Various shots of Mr Walter Scott, the Chairman of the Currency Board, at a large display stand showing the new decimal coinage in large photographs. Next February the change to decimal coinage takes place and Australians are learning about it. Various shots of signs in the store windows of Sydney getting the people used to the new valuation - they put what will be the price in dollars and cents under the pounds, shilling and pence signs. CU. The new coins.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 22/08/1965.

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    British Pathé
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    01:00:02:00 / 01:00:57:00
    UN 4047 D
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    UN 4047 D
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