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20 Dollars

Features

Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1979
Value 20 Dollars
20 CAD = 15 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 152 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 93
  • 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. Multi-colour printing known as "rainbow printing". On the left there is an illustration of the "Coat of Arms of Canada" and on the right 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
1979
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. At the bottom of the note, the serial number (a sequence of 11 digits) is noted twice.

Lettering:
TWENTY - 20
20 - VINGT

Comments

Varieties :
BABN : BRITISH AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY LIMITED
CBN : CANADIAN BANK NOTE COMPANY LIMITED

Serial Number - Replacement Banknote :
→ (516000000) : Replacement banknote printed by BABN.
→ (510000000) : Replacement banknote printed by the CBN.

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1979  873,079,998 15.41 33% Crow/Bouey - P#93b
1979  2,278,518 2.0% Crow/Bouey (Prefix: 510)
1979  1,739,154 0% Crow/Bouey (Prefix: 516)
1979  676,450,000 12% Lawson/Bouey - P#93a
1979  3,480,000 2.0% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: 510)
1979  1,067,799,998 15.48 65% Thiessen/Crow - P#93c
1979  3,900,000 4% Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: 510)
1979  3,240,000 6% Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: 516)

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.

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