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2 Dollars

Features

Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1986
Value 2 Dollars
2 CAD = 1.52 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 152 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 94
  • 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

Texts in English and French. The number "2" is printed in waves of various colors. In the center at the top is the Coat of Arms of Canada. On the right is a portrait of Elizabeth II, Queen of England and the Commonwealth. To the right of the portrait is a view of the Parliament of Ottawa.

Lettering:
2
BANQUE DU CANADA
2 - CANADA
BANK OF CANADA
OTTAWA 1986
THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER - CE BILLET A COURS LEGAL
SOUS-GOUVERNEUR - DUPUTY GOVERNOR
GOVERNOR - GOUVERNEUR
TWO · DOLLARS · DEUX

Reverse

In the middle, a pair of robins in a field of grass. In the background, the word "CANADA". Below, the serial number printed twice in black with the bar code for the blinds.

Lettering:
2
CANADA
ROBIN - MERLE D'AMERIQUE
2

Signatures

Bernard Bonin (BB) Deputy Governor
Gordon George Thiessen (GTᴳ) Governor
John William Crow (JWCᴰ) Deputy Governor
Gerald Keith Bouey (GKB) Governor
Gordon George Thiessen (GTᴰ) Deputy Governor
John William Crow (JWCᴳ) Governor

Comments

Replacement :
→ (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.

General information :
→ This was the last $2 banknote to be issued in Canada. This note was issued on September 2nd, 1986, and was withdrawn from circulation on February 16th, 1996. Three days later, on February 19th, 1996, the new $2 coin (commonly called the "toonie") was put into circulation.

Obverse :
→ Microprint « BANQUE DU CANADA 2 BANK OF CANADA » :

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1986  BB, GTᴳ 40,000,000 3.08 3.81 33% Bonin/Thiessen - P# 94c
1986  BB, GTᴳ 140,000 0.7% Bonin/Thiessen (Prefix: BRX 3440000 → BRX 3579999)
1986  BB, GTᴳ 3,280,000 1.5% Bonin/Thiessen (Prefix: CBH)
1986  BB, GTᴳ 9,100,000 0% Bonin/Thiessen (Prefix: CBK)
1986  BB, GTᴳ 160,000 0.4% Bonin/Thiessen (Prefix: EBX)
1986  BB, GTᴳ 8,000,000 1.1% Bonin/Thiessen (Prefix: EGR)
1986  BB, GTᴳ 8,160,000 0.7% Bonin/Thiessen (Prefix: EGU)
1986  JWCᴰ, GKB 230,000,000 12% Crow/Bouey - P#94a
1986  JWCᴰ, GKB 75,584 0.4% Crow/Bouey (Prefix: ARX 1263731 → ARX 1339314)
1986  JWCᴰ, GKB 919,848 0.4% Crow/Bouey (Prefix: ARX 1400000 → ARX 2319847)
1986  JWCᴰ, GKB 70,000,000 3% Crow/Bouey (Prefix: Préfixes AUG/AUH/AUJ/AUK/AUL/AUM/AUN)
1986  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 1,160,000,000 1.55 1.54 2.00 3.08 2.26 56% Thiessen/Crow - P#94b
1986  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 75,584 1.9% Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: ARX 1263731 → ARX 1339314)
1986  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 919,848 0.4% Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: ARX 1400000 → ARX 2319847)
1986  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 10,000,000 0.7% Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: AUG)
1986  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 10,000,000 0% Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: AUH)
1986  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 10,000,000 0% Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: AUJ)
1986  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 40,000,000 1.5% Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: AUK/AUL/AUM/AUN)
1986  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 10,000,000 0% Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: BBP)
1986  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 4,840,704 0.7% Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: BBX)
1986  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 22,000,000 9% Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: BGA/BGB/BGC/BGD/BGE/BGF/BGG/BGH/BGJ/BGK/BGL/BGM/BGN/BGP/BGR/BGS/BGT/BGU/BGV/BGW/BGY/BGZ)
1986  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 3,440,000 0.7% Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: BRX)
1986  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 3,840,000 1.1% Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: EBX)
1986  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 2,000,000 0.7% Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: EGR)

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