New $100 Bank Note with ‘Tactile Feature’
As with the other recently released banknotes, the new $100, which was released on 29th October 2020, has a ‘tactile’ feature to assist people who are blind or who have low vision to distinguish between different denominations. There are five raised bumps on each of the long edges of the $100 banknote.
Did you know?
- Monash was acknowledged as one of Australia’s foremost experts in reinforced concrete for civil construction projects.
- In 1926 Melba published her own singing tutorial, the Melba Method, and was the first Australian to appear on the cover of Time magazine in 1927.
- The microprint on the new $100 features excerpts from Melba’s autobiography Melodies and Memories and a letter written by Monash.