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20 Dollars

Features

Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1969
Value 20 Dollars
20 CAD = 15 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 152 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 89
  • 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 green frame decorated with abstract forms in which the "20" values are presented. Multicolor printing known as "rainbow printing". Each banknote has a seven-digit serial number with a 2-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 Elizabeth II, Queen of England and the Commonwealth.

Lettering:
20 BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA 20
VINGT 20 TWENTY
DOLLARS
CANADA
OTTAWA
1969
THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER - CE BILLET A COURS LEGAL
SOUS-GOUVERNEUR - DEPUTY GOVERNOR
GOUVERNEUR - GOVERNOR
20 20 - 20 20

Reverse

In the middle is a view of Moraine Lake and the Valley of Ten Peaks in Banff National Park in Alberta. To the right and left are abstract forms in which the values "20", "TWENTY" and "VINGT" are represented.

Lettering:
TWENTY - 20
20 - VINGT
BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA

Comments

Replacement :
* : Notes that were issued to replace notes that were damaged or destroyed before they were put into circulation. The symbol * is present on the banknote, preceding the serial number.

See also

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1969  250,000,000 Beattie/Rasminsky - P#89a
1969  473,482 Beattie/Rasminsky (Prefix: *EA)
1969  454,330 Beattie/Rasminsky (Prefix: *EB)
1969  469,424 Beattie/Rasminsky (Prefix: *EH)
1969  394,762 Beattie/Rasminsky (Prefix: *EM)
1969  115,264 Beattie/Rasminsky (Prefix: *EV)
1969  220,162 Beattie/Rasminsky (Prefix: *EX)
1969  4,520,000 Beattie/Rasminsky (Prefix: EZ)
1969  6,456,000 Beattie/Rasminsky (Prefix: HD)
1969  300,000,000 Lawson/Bouey - P#89b
1969  649,156 Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *EZ)
1969  965,000 Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *WA)
1969  172,812 Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *WE)
1969  395,336 Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *WF)
1969  118,888 Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *WL)
1969  447,396 Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *WN)
1969  397,272 Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *WV)
1969  357,670 Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *YA)
1969  5,480,000 Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: EZ)
1969  9,750,000 Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: YH)

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