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1 Dollar

Features

Country Canada
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1937
Value 1 Dollar
1 CAD = 0.76 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 152 × 73 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 58
  • 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 "1" and "ONE / UN". 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:
1 1 ONE 1 1111 1111 1 UN 1 1
BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA
WILL PAY TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND - PAIERA AU PORTEUR SUR DEMANDE
ONE 11111 - 11111 UN
1 ONE DOLLAR - UN DOLLAR 1
OTTAWA, 2ND JAN. 1937 - OTTAWA, LE 2 JANV. 1937
DEPUTY GOVERNOR - SOUS-GOUVERNEUR
GOVERNOR - GOUVERNEUR
ONE ONE DOLLAR 1 UN DOLLAR UN
CANADIAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, LIMITED

Reverse

In the middle, an allegory of Agriculture sitting with tools on her lap. On the sides, at her feet, a cornucopia and a sheaf of wheat. All around her, we can see a vast decorative composition. The background colour of the banknote is green.

Lettering:
1 BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA 1
1 1 - 1 1
1 - 1
1 1 - 1 1
1 ONE DOLLAR 1 UN DOLLAR 1
CANADIAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, LIMITED

Comments

Varieties :
Gordon/Towers : "Narrow Panel" - The oval with the Kings portrait is further from the upper edge (~3mm).
Gordon/Towers : "Wide Panel" - The oval with the Kings portrait is almost touching the upper edge.

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1937  249,568,000 64% Coyne/Towers - P#58e
1937  7,160,000 1.3% Coyne/Towers (Prefix: O/M)
1937  2,408,000 0% Coyne/Towers (Prefix: W/N)
1937  460,000,000 20.25 39% Gordon/Towers - Wide Panel - P#58d
1937  10,000,000 8% Gordon/Towers (Prefix: H/A) - Narrow Panel - P#58b
1937  1,028,162 4% Gordon/Towers (Prefix: J/A) - Narrow Panel - P#58c
1937  2,840,000 4% Gordon/Towers (Prefix: O/M) - Wide Panel
1937  50,000,000 5% Osborne/Towers - P#58a

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