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25 Cents "Shinplaster" Dominion of Canada

Features

Country Canada
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1923
Value 25 Cents = 0.25 Dollar (0.25 CAD)
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 120 × 61 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 10,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.
P# 11
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Centre circle: Brittania holding spear and wearing helmet while turned right. Seal to the right.

Lettering:
25 - TWENTY FIVE CENTS - 25
THE
DOMINION OF CANADA
WILL PAY ON DEMAND
25
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE - CANADA
OTTAWA, JULY 2ND 1923.
COMPTROLLER OF CURRENCY
FOR MINISTER OF FINANCE
25 - TWENTY FIVE CENTS - 25
CANADIAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, LIMITED.

Reverse

Three overlapping decorative shaped.

Lettering:
25
CENTS - CENTS
25 - 25 - 25 - 25
CENTS - CENTS
25
CANADIAN BANK NOTE - COMPANY, LIMITED.

Comments

Varieties :
Hyndman/Saunders : The words "Authorized by R.S.C.Cap.31" may appear on some of these notes, even though the Department of Finance had made a decision not to circulate them. You can find this inscription on the obverse side of the banknote between the big "25" and the bottom left signature.

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1923  510,000 14% P#10a - Hyndman/Saunders (With "Authorized by R.S.C.Cap.31")
1923  410,000 9% P#11a - Hyndman/Saunders (Without "Authorized by R.S.C.Cap.31")
1923  5,130,000 65% P#11b - McCavour/Saunders (Without "Authorized by R.S.C.Cap.31")
1923  950,000 42% P#11c - Campbell/Clark (Without "Authorized by R.S.C.Cap.31")

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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