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First Series $2 Note

The $2 note features a portrait of Queen Mary, wife of King George V. She is shown in evening dress wearing a diamond tiara and necklace. The Queen was photographed by British photographer Hay Wrighton, and the portrait was engraved by two different engravers - Will Ford of American Bank Note Company and Harry P. Daws on of British American Bank Note Company, the firm that printed the note. On the back of the note is an allegorical figure representing transportation, created by British American Bank Note Company artists.

At A Glance

152mm (Horizontal) x 73mm (Vertical)
1935 series (Subject)
Mary - queen - monarchy (Subject Face)

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30 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON