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50 Dollars

Features

Country Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1988
Value 50 Dollars
50 CAD = 38 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 152 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 98
  • 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 "50" 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 William Lyon MacKenzie King, several times Prime Minister of Canada between 1921 and 1948. To the right of the portrait, a view of the Ottawa Parliament.

Lettering:
50 - 50
BANQUE DU CANADA
50 - CANADA
BANK OF CANADA
OTTAWA 1988
THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER - CE BILLET A COURS LEGAL
SOUS-GOUVERNEUR - DUPUTY GOVERNOR
GOVERNOR - GOUVERNEUR
FIFTY · DOLLARS · CINQUANTE

Reverse

In the middle, a Snowy Owl, the avian emblem of Quebec, perched on a rock near a lake. In the background, the word "CANADA". Below, the serial number printed twice in black with the bar code for the blinds.

Lettering:
50
CANADA
SNOWY OWL - HARFANG DES NEIGES
50

Signatures

Bernard Bonin (BB) Deputy Governor
Gordon George Thiessen (GTᴳ) Governor
Malcolm D. Knight (MK) Deputy Governor
David Allison Dodge (DD) 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.

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Date Signatures No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1988  BB, GTᴳ 30,000,000 Bonin/Thiessen - P#98b
1988  BB, GTᴳ 7,880,000 Bonin/Thiessen (Prefix: FHM)
1988  BB, GTᴳ 6,600,000 Bonin/Thiessen (Prefix: FHS)
1988  MK, DD 79,480,000 Knight/Dodge - P#98d
1988  MK, DD 3,080,000 Knight/Dodge (Prefix: FHV)
1988  MK, DD 20,000 Knight/Dodge (Prefix: FHZ 8440000 → FHZ 8860000)
1988  MK, DD 180,000 Knight/Dodge (Prefix: FHZ 9620000 → FHZ 9800000)
1988  MK, DD 320,000 Knight/Dodge (Prefix: FME 8680000 → FME 9000000)
1988  MK, DD 6,110,000 Knight/Dodge (Prefix: FMF)
1988  MK, GTᴳ 20,000,000 Knight/Thiessen - P#98c
1988  MK, GTᴳ 3,400,000 Knight/Thiessen (Prefix: FHS)
1988  MK, GTᴳ 6,920,000 Knight/Thiessen (Prefix: FHV)
1988  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 190,000,000 Thiessen/Crow - P#98a
1988  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 785,362 Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: EHX 0860000 → EHX 1645361)
1988  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 1,955,522 Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: EHX 2164477 → EHX 4119999)
1988  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 10,000,000 Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: FHG)
1988  GTᴰ, JWCᴳ 2,120,000 Thiessen/Crow (Prefix: FHM)

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