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First Series $1 Note

The $1 note was printed by Canadian Bank Note Company Ltd. The front of the note features a portrait of King George V, who reigned from 1910 to 1936. The words “Ottawa, Issue of 1935” appear on all the notes. The signatures on this and all other notes in this series are those of Graham Towers, the Bank of Canada’s first Governor, and J.A.C. Osborne, Deputy Governor. Detail of the back of the 1935 Bank of Canada $1 note. The allegorical image represents agriculture. The allegorical figure representing agriculture was based on a painting by Alonzo Foringer and was engraved by American Bank Note Company’s Will Jung.

At A Glance

Measurements
151mm (Horizontal) x 73mm (Vertical)
Designs
1935 series (Subject)
George V - king - monarchy (Subject Face)

More info

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Ottawa, ON
K1A 0G9, CANADA
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