Get back to the old design

20 Dollars

Features

Country Canada
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1937
Value 20 Dollars
20 CAD = 15 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 152 × 73 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 62
  • 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

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 "20" and "TWENTY / VINGT". 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 green.

Lettering:
20 20 20 20 20 20
20 20 20 TWENTY - VINGT 20 20 20
TWENTY 20 20 20 20 - 20 20 20 20 VINGT
BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA
WILL PAY TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND - PAIERA AU PORTEUR SUR DEMANDE
TWENTY DOLLARS - VINGT DOLLARS
OTTAWA, 2ND JAN. 1937. - OTTAWA, LE 2 JANV. 1937.
DEPUTY GOVERNOR - SOUS-GOUVERNEUR
GOVERNOR - GOUVERNEUR
20 TWENTY TWENTY DOLLARS 20 VINGT DOLLARS VINGT 20
CANADIAN BANK NOTE COMPANY LIMITED

Reverse

In the middle, an allegory of fertility represented by a woman sitting and holding a sickle in her right hand. In the background, a fruit tree in front of a lake and mountain landscape. All around her, we can see a vast decorative composition. Background color of the banknote is green.

Lettering:
20 BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA 20
20 20 - 20 20
20 - 20
20 20 - 20 20
20 TWENTY DOLLARS 20 VINGT DOLLARS 20
CANADIAN BANK NOTE COMPANY LIMITED

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1937  20,000,000 46% Coyne/Towers - P#62c
1937  8,487,000 4% Coyne/Towers (Prefix: H/E)
1937  1,416,000 0% Coyne/Towers (Prefix: L/E)
1937  40,000,000 58% Gordon/Towers - P#62b
1937  1,421,912 0% Gordon/Towers (Prefix: H/E)
1937  1,622,000 8% Osborne/Towers - P#62a

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%.

Get this banknote

No member from this site currently wants to exchange it.

Numista Rarity index: 79 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

» Buy banknotes from Canada

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add data on this page
Match past online sales