2 Dollars

Features

Issuer Canada
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1937
Value 2 Dollars
2 CAD = USD 1.62
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 152 × 73 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 201717
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References P# 59
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

English texts on the left and French texts on the right. A black and white frame decorated with abstract forms and rosettes with the values "2" and "TWO / DEUX". In the middle in an oval of the banknote is a portrait of King George VI in official attire. Background color of the banknote is brown/orange.

Lettering:
2 2 2 TWO DOLLARS 2 - 2 DEUX DOLLARS 2 2 2
22222222222
2222222222222222 - 2222222222222222
2 TWO DOLLARS 2 - 2 DEUX DOLLARS 2
222222222222222 - 222222222222222
BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA
WILL PAY TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND - PAIERA AU PORTEUR SUR DEMANDE
TWO DOLLARS - DEUX DOLLARS
OTTAWA, 2ND JAN. 1937. - OTTAWA, LE 2 JANV. 1937.
DEPUTY GOVERNOR - SOUS-GOUVERNEUR
GOVERNOR - GOUVERNEUR
2 TWO 2 TWO DOLLARS 2 2 2 DEUX DOLLARS 2 DEUX 2
BRITISH AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY LIMITED

Reverse

In the middle, an allegory of the harvest with a seated woman holding a billhook in her hand. on the left, we can see a cornucopia spilling the fruits of harvest, grapes, corn and wheat and a decorative composition. Background color of the banknote is brown/orange.

Lettering:
2 BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA 2
2 - 2
2 TWO DOLLARS 2 DEUX DOLLARS 2
BRITISH AMERICAIN BANK NOTE COMPANY LIMITED

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1937  80 000 000 46% Coyne/Towers - P#59c
1937  5 668 000 8% Coyne/Towers (Prefix: L/R)
1937  6 000 000 3% Coyne/Towers (Prefix: Z/B)
1937  170 000 000 $ 46 51% Gordon/Towers - P#59b
1937  4 000 000 0% Gordon/Towers (Prefix: Z/B)
1937  20 000 000 5% Osborne/Towers - P#59a

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