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First Series $50 Note

The 1935 $50 note, which was printed by Canadian Bank Note Company Ltd., features a portrait of Prince Albert, Duke of York, second son of King George V and Queen Mary. After the abdication of his brother, Prince Albert became King George VI. The portrait of the prince wearing an admiral’s uniform was engraved by Robert Savage of American Bank Note Company from a photograph by Bertram Park. The vignette on the back of the note is an allegorical figure representing modern inventions.

At A Glance

152mm (Horizontal) x 74mm (Vertical)
1935 series (Subject)
Albert - prince - monarchy (Subject Face)

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Ottawa, ON