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4 Dollars

Features

Country Canada
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1882
Value 4 Dollars (4 CAD)
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 187 × 82 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 20,
  • 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.
Ch# DC-10
  • Mark Drake (editor); 2020. A Charlton Standard Catalogue / Volume 1. Canadian Coins : Numismatic issues (73rd edition). Charlton Press, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. ISBN 9780889684164.
  • Todd Sandham (editor); 2020. A Charlton Standard Catalogue / Volume 2. Canadian Collector Coins, Royal Canadian Mint Issues (10th edition). Charlton Press, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. ISBN 9780889684188.

Obverse

In the top left and right corner the value "4" and the number of the banknote is repeated and printed twice in blue. In the top center the inscription "Dominion of Canada" and below printed in an oval, a portrait of the Duke of Argyll, Governor General and Marquis of Lome. On the left side of the portrait, four cherubs and the Victoria Bridge and on the right side, the Great Seal of Canada in orange/brown.

Lettering:
FOUR FOUR - FOUR FOUR
FOUR IV FOUR 4 FOUR IV FOUR - DOMINION - OF CANADA - FOUR IV FOUR 4 FOUR IV FOUR
IV - FOUR - 4
4
FOUR FOUR 4 FOUR FOUR - FOUR FOUR 4 FOUR FOUR
THE DOMINION OF CANADA
Will pay to bearer
FOUR DOLLARS
FOUR FOUR
Ottawa
May 1st 1882
COUNTERSIGNER - FOR RECEIVER GENERAL
4 FOUR IV FOUR 4 FOUR IV FOUR - FOUR IV FOUR 4 FOUR IV FOUR 4
British American BankNote Co. Montreal

Reverse

A large composition of rosettes printed in green monochrome.

Lettering:
4 FOUR 4 FOUR 4 - 4 FOUR 4 FOUR 4
4 FOUR DOLLARS - FOUR DOLLARS 4
4
DOMINION OF CANADA
4 FOUR DOLLARS - FOUR DOLLARS 4
4 FOUR 4 FOUR 4 - 4 FOUR 4 FOUR 4

Comments

Sales:
→ "The banknote pictured here was sold in 2006 for $1,495.00 by Heritage Auctions, Auction #418, lot #15931, The Halton Lake Collection."

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1882 

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