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500 Dollars English

Features

Country Canada
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1935
Value 500 Dollars
500 CAD = 380 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 152 × 73 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 54
  • 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 and white frame decorated with abstract shapes with the values "500" and "FIVE HUNDRED". In the center, in a decorative form, the banknotes' value. In an oval on the left, a portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald, lawyer, Canadian statesman and Prime Minister of Canada from 1867 to 1873 and from 1878 to 1891. The note's serial number is printed in red and repeated twice. The background color of the note is gold.

Lettering:
500 500 - 500 500
OTTAWA,
ISSUE OF 1935
THE BANK OF CANADA
WILL PAY TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND
500 500 500 500 500 500 - 500 500 500 500 500 500
500 500 500
FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS
DEPUTY GOVERNOR GOVERNOR
500 500 FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS 500 500
CANADIAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, LIMITED.

Reverse

In the middle, an allegory of fertility represented by a woman sitting and holding a sickle in her right hand. In the background, a fruit tree in front of a lake and mountain landscape. All around, a large decorative composition accompanied by the value of the banknote. The background color of the note is gold.

Lettering:
500 - 500
BANK OF CANADA
500 500 500
500 500 500
500 FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS 500
CANADIAN BANK NOTE COMAPNY, LIMITED.

Comments

This is the "ENGLISH" version of the banknote → Series "A" + 5 digits

Sales :
→ "In October 2014, at Torex, a $500 note from 1935 (#A00869) certified PMG VF-25 was sold for $97,750 CDN."

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1935  20,900 Serie "A"

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