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5 Dollars

Features

Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1972
Value 5 Dollars
5 CAD = 3.76 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 152 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 87
  • 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

A blue frame decorated with abstract shapes in which the "5" values are presented. Multicolour printing known as "rainbow printing". Each banknote has a seven-digit serial number with a 2- or 3-letter prefix. The number on the left is printed in red while the number on the right is printed in blue. On the left is an illustration of the "Coat of Arms of Canada" and on the right is 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.

Lettering:
5 BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA 5
CINQ 5 FIVE
DOLLARS
CANADA
OTTAWA
1972
CE BILLET A COURS LEGAL - THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER
SOUS-GOUVERNEUR - DEPUTY GOVERNOR
GOUVERNEUR - GOVERNOR
5 5 - 5 - 5 5

Reverse

In the middle is a scene of salmon fishing boats in Johnstone Strait on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. To the right and left, abstract forms in which the values "5", "FIVE" and "CINQ" are presented.

Lettering:
FIVE - 5
5 - CINQ
BANQUE DU CANADA - BANK OF CANADA

Comments

Replacement :
→ (*AA0000000) : Banknotes that have been issued to replace banknotes that have been damaged or destroyed before being put into circulation. The symbol * precedes the serial number and is present on the note with a 2-letter prefix.
→ (AAX0000000) : Banknotes that have been issued to replace banknotes that were damaged or destroyed before they were put into circulation. The letter "X" is added as the third letter on banknotes with a 3-letter prefix.

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1972  130,000,000 21.69 33% Bouey/Rasminsky - P#87a
1972  280 0% Bouey/Rasminsky (Prefix: *CA 2800000 → *CA 5103499) - Estimated printed amount
1972  80 0% Bouey/Rasminsky (Prefix: *CB) - Estimated printed amount
1972  398,068 0% Bouey/Rasminsky (Prefix: *CC)
1972  398,298 0% Bouey/Rasminsky (Prefix: *CD)
1972  4,200,000 0% Bouey/Rasminsky (Prefix: CP)
1972  320,000,000 70% Lawson/Bouey - P#87b
1972  79,010 0% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *CS)
1972  158,734 0% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *CU)
1972  354,660 3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *CV)
1972  466,822 3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *SB 1120000 → *SB 1586821)
1972  120 0% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *SB 4136999 → *SB 4735499) - Estimated printed amount
1972  399,864 3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *SF)
1972  189,988 3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *SL)
1972  471,252 5% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *SP)
1972  189,310 0% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *SW)
1972  5,800,000 0% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: CP)
1972  452,136 3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: RS) - Test
1972  5,520,000 5% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: XA)

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

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%.

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