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September 21, 2023
The creation of a second series of bank notes, only two years after the first, was prompted by changes in federal legislation that required the Bank of Canada to produce bilingual bank notes. In the 1937 series, the portrait of King George VI replaced those of other members of the royal family on all denominations except the $100 and $1,000 notes, which featured former Canadian prime ministers.
September 20, 2023
With the creation of the Dominion of Canada in 1867, the central government assumed responsibility for money and banking, as mandated under section 91 of the British North America Act, and it undertook to standardize the fledgling country's currency.
September 19, 2023
Starting in 1865, the Newfoundland cent reverse design is a royal crown, wreath of pitcher plant and oak. In 1904, the Imperial State crown was replaced with the St. Edward's crown. Finally, in 1938, the coin was reduced is size to decrease production cost and the reverse was replaced with the pitcher plant in bloom, the provincial official flower.
September 16, 2023
The 1935 series consisted of ten denominations, all but one of which began to circulate on 11 March 1935, the day the Bank of Canada opened for business. The exception was the $25 note, which was issued two months later to commemorate the silver jubilee of King George V. The 1935 series was the last to include $25 and $500 bank notes.
September 15, 2023
The value of a Dominion of Canada banknote depends on several factors such as rarity, wear, mintage, supply and demand, etc. This section will help you to find the value of your Dominion of Canada banknotes.
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