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5 Dollars

Features

Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1979
Value 5 Dollars
5 CAD = 3.76 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 152 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 92
  • 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". 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
1979
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 are abstract forms in which the values "5", "FIVE" and "CINQ" are shown. At the bottom of the note, the serial number (a sequence of 11 digits) is noted twice.

Lettering:
FIVE - 5
5 - CINQ

Comments

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

Standard Banknote serial number :
→ (30000000000) : Banknote printed by the CBN.
Replacement Banknote serial number :
→ (31000000000) : Replacement banknote printed by CBN.
Test Banknote serial number:
→ (33000000000) : Test banknote printed by the CBN.

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1979  121,700,000 50% Crow/Bouey (Prefix: 30) - P#92b
1979  755,822 0% Crow/Bouey (Prefix: 31)
1979  461,319,998 66% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: 30) - P#92a
1979  3,320,000 4% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: 31)
1979  469,864 0% Lawson/Bouey (Prefix: 33) - Test

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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