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1 Dollar

Features

Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1973
Value 1 Dollar
1 CAD = 0.76 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 152 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 85
  • 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 black frame decorated with abstract forms in which the values "1" are presented. Multicolor 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 and 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:
1 BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA 1
UN 1 ONE
DOLLAR
CANADA
OTTAWA
1973
THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER - CE BILLET A COURS LEGAL
SOUS-GOUVERNEUR - DEPUTY GOVERNOR
GOUVERNEUR - GOVERNOR
1 1 - 1 1

Reverse

In the middle, Parliament Hill and the city of Ottawa as seen from the Ottawa River. To the right and left are abstract forms in which the values "1", "ONE" and "UN" are shown.

Lettering:
ONE - 1
1 - UN
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.

Various manufacturing processes :
Litho. : Lithography (Lawson-Bouey - P#85b)
Steel (Lawson-Bouey - P#85a)

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1973  1,150,000,000 0.77 1.09 1.55 3.88 3.10 61% Crow/Bouey - P#85c
1973  1,036,960 0.8% Crow/Bouey (Prefix: AAX)
1973  8,600,000 5% Crow/Bouey (Prefix: ALM)
1973  1,560,000 0.5% Crow/Bouey (Prefix: BAX)
1973  1,080,000 0.3% Crow/Bouey (Prefix: EAN)
1973  1,520,000 0.3% Crow/Bouey (Prefix: EAX)
1973  1,700,000 0.3% Crow/Bouey (Prefix: ECV)
1973  4,700,000 0% Crow/Bouey (Prefix: ECW)
1973  587,522 0.8% Crow/Bouey (Prefix: EXA) - Test
1973  2,680,000,000 0.77 1.02 2.15 39% Lawson/Bouey - P#85a
1973  798,104 0.8% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *AA 1600000 → *AA 2398103)
1973  800 1.3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *AA 5112500 → *AA 8965999) - Estimated printed amount
1973  720 0.8% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *AB) - Estimated printed amount
1973  472,836 2% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *AL)
1973  1,513,992 0.3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *AN)
1973  638,492 0.5% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *FA)
1973  200 0.5% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *FB) - Estimated printed amount
1973  478,494 0% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *FG)
1973  0.5% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *FH) - Unknown printed amount
1973  395,922 0.5% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *FN)
1973  946,218 0% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *FV)
1973  396,687 0.5% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *GF)
1973  389,614 0.5% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *GL)
1973  392,172 0% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *GU)
1973  396,328 0% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *GY)
1973  398,956 0.5% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *IA)
1973  157,868 0.3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *IG)
1973  472,786 0.5% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *IL)
1973  400,000 1.0% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *IV)
1973  394,562 0.5% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *MC)
1973  4 0.3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *MD) - Known printed amount
1973  394,958 0.3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *MM)
1973  395,446 0.3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *MR)
1973  439,246 0.5% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *MZ)
1973  395,628 0.5% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *NP)
1973  396,918 0.3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *OG)
1973  79,996 0.3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: *OL)
1973  2,160,000 0.3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: AAX 0000001 → AAX 2159999)
1973  1,060,000 0.3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: AAX 2160000 → AAX 3219999) - P#85b - Litho.
1973  3,800,000 1.8% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: AFF 0000001 → AFF 3799999)
1973  6,200,000 0% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: AFF 3800000 → AFF 9999999)
1973  1,400,000 0.3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: ALM)
1973  1,305,300 0% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: AXA) - Test
1973  1,200,000 1.3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: EAK 0000001 → EAK 1199999)
1973  8,800,000 0.8% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: EAK 1200000 → EAK 9999999)
1973  8,920,000 0.3% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: EAN)
1973  620,000 0.8% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: EAX 0000001 → EAX 0619999)
1973  440,000 0% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: EAX 0620000 → EAX 1059999) - P#85b - Litho.
1973  10,000,000 0.5% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: PA)

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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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