Influential Australian Christians depicted on Australian notes and coins

Caroline Chisholm, Edith Cowan, Edward Dunlop, Matthew Flinders, John Flynn, Coledge Harland, Mary Lee, Mary MacKillop, Mary Reibey, Catherine Spence, George Taplin, John Tebbutt and David Unaipon

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Caroline Chisholm $5 paper note
https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2010/10/24/caroline-chisholm/
The $5 note :
http://www.rba.gov.au/Museum/Displays/1960_1988_rba_and_reform_of_the_currency/australias_first_decimal_currency_notes.html

Edith Cowan $50 note
https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2010/10/28/edith-cowan/

Edward Dunlop 50 cent coin, 1995
https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2010/10/27/edward-dunlop/

Matthew Flinders 50 cent coin, 1998
https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2010/10/24/matthew-flinders/ Coin at : http://www.australianstamp.com/coin-web/aust/fiftcent/199850ce.htm

John Flynn $20 note
https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2010/10/22/john-flynn/

Coledge Harland $20 note (pictured riding camel)
https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2011/04/10/coledge-harland/

Mary Lee $5 commemorative coin, 1994
https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2010/10/24/mary-lee/

Mary MacKillop One dollar uncirculated coin, 2008
https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2010/10/22/mary-mackillop/
The one dollar coin :
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_commemorative_coins

Nellie Melba $100 note – her father, David Mitchell
https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2010/10/23/david-mitchell/

Mary Reibey $20 note
https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2010/10/24/mary-reibey/

Catherine Spence $5 note early design
https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2010/10/28/catherine-spence/
The $5 note : http://www.rba.gov.au/Museum/Displays/1988_onwards_polymer_currency_notes/centenary_of_federation.html

George Taplin $50 note (his church is shown behind David Unaipon in the above image)
https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2010/10/28/george-taplin/

John Tebbutt $100 note
https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2011/04/12/john-tebbutt
The $100 paper note :
http://www.rba.gov.au/Museum/Displays/1960_1988_rba_and_reform_of_the_currency/inflation_and_the_note_issue.html

David Unaipon $50 note  (his image is shown above)
https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2010/10/22/david-unaipon/

Queen Elizabeth II $5 note and obverse of coins – another (all be it English) Christian 
http://www.rba.gov.au/banknotes/types/five-dollar.html#front_5
http://www.royal.gov.uk/MonarchUK/QueenandChurch/QueenandChurch.aspx

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Note also the story behind the aerial-ambulance aircraft, designation VH-UER, featured on the $20 note :  https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2010/10/22/hugh-victor-mckay/

Do you know that many people you meet are likely to have a picture of this church in their pocket ?
https://atributetoaustralianchristians.wordpress.com/2011/04/04/do-you-know-that-many-people-you-meet-are-likely-to-have-a-picture-of-this-church-in-their-pocket/

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For more information, on the notes above :

Current Banknotes in Circulation :  http://banknotes.rba.gov.au/australias-banknotes/

For more information on the coins above :  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_commemorative_coins

List of people on stamps of Australia :
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_people_on_stamps_of_Australia

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One Response to Influential Australian Christians depicted on Australian notes and coins

  1. Alec says:

    George Taplin did not build the church, this is show in his own personal diary entries. It was actually built by William Mchughes the first aboriginal stone mason.

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