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1,000 Dollars

Features

Country Canada
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1937
Value 1,000 Dollars
1000 CAD = 757 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 152 × 73 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 65
  • 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 "1000" and "ONE THOUSAND / MILLE". In the middle, a portrait of Sir Henry Charles Wilfrid Laurier, statesman, Canada's seventh Prime Minister from 1896 to 1911 and the first Francophone to hold this position. Background color of the banknote is pink/red.

Lettering:
M 1000 ONE THOUSAND 1000 M 1000 MILLE 1000 M
1000 - 1000
ONE THOUSAND 1000 M 1000 M 1000 M 1000 - 1000 M 1000 M 1000 M 1000 MILLE
BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA
WILL PAY TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND - PAIERA AU PORTEUR SUR DEMANDE
ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS - MILLE DOLLARS
M 1000 M
OTTAWA, 2ND JAN. 1937. - OTTAWA, LE 2 JANV. 1937.
DEPUTY GOVERNOR - SOUS-GOUVERNEUR
GOVERNOR - GOUVERNEUR
ONE THOUSAND ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS 1000 MILLE DOLLARS MILLE
CANADIAN BANK NOTE COMPANY LIMITED

Reverse

In the middle, an allegory of Security with a young woman wearing a helmet, armed with a sword and a shield, protecting a frightened young boy. All around her, we can see a vast decorative composition. Background color of the banknote is pink/red.

Lettering:
1000 BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA 1000
1000 - 1000
1000 - 1000
1000 - 1000
1000 ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS - M - MILLE DOLLARS 1000

Comments

→ The Banknote (#AK 0000048) was sold in Choice Crisp Uncirculated condition for $11,500.00 by Heritage Auctions, Auction #418, lot #16185, The Halton Lake Collection, in 2006.

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1937  15,000 Osborne/Towers

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