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50 Dollars

Features

Country Canada
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1937
Value 50 Dollars
50 CAD = 38 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 152 × 73 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 063
  • 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 "50" and "FIFTY / CINQUANTE". 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 yellow.

Lettering:
50 FIFTY 50 50 50 CINQUANTE 50
50 50 50 50 50 50 - 50 50 50 50 50 50
FIFTY 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 - 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 CINQUANTE
BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA
WILL PAY TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND - PAIERA AU PORTEUR SUR DEMANDE
FIFTY DOLLARS - CINQUANTE DOLLARS
OTTAWA, 2ND JAN. 1937. - OTTAWA, LE 2 JANV. 1937.
DEPUTY GOVERNOR - SOUS-GOUVERNEUR
GOVERNOR - GOUVERNEUR
FIFTY FIFTY DOLLARS 50 CINQUANTE DOLLARS CINQUANTE
CANADIAN BANK NOTE COMPANY LIMITED

Reverse

In the middle, an allegory of modern inventions represented by a seated woman reading a speech in front of a microphone. All around her, we can see a vast decorative composition. Background color of the banknote is yellow.

Lettering:
50 BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA 50
50 50 - 50 50
50 - 50
50 50 - 50 50
50 FIFTY DOLLARS - 50 CINQUANTE DOLLARS 50

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1937  1,100,000 50% Coyne/Towers - P#63c
1937  4,200,000 67% Gordon/Towers - P#63b
1937  100,000 0% Osborne/Towers - P#63a

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