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July 14, 2014

Bilingual Series $100 Note

The $100 note in this series is the same sepia tint as the 1935 $500 note, and the face features the same portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald.
July 14, 2014

Scenes of Canada Series $10 Note

A portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald engraved by George Gundersen appears on the front of the $10 note. The back features the Polymer Corporation in Sarnia, Ontario.
July 7, 2014

Birds of Canada Series $10 Note

Printed by British American Bank Note Company and issued in June 1989, the $10 note features a portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald engraved by Thomas Hipschen of the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
July 15, 2014

First Series $500 Note

This was the only $500 note ever issued by the Bank. Printed by Canadian Bank Note Company Ltd., it features a portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada’s first prime minister, wearing a fur-collared coat.
July 14, 2014

Canadian Journey Series $10 Note

The face of the $10 note features a portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald engraved by Jorge Peral and a vignette of the Library of Parliament.
April 21, 2017

150 Years Since Confederation

By: Graham Iddon


Canada’s cultural and regional diversity is a key part of our nation’s identity. However, it’s an enormous challenge to represent such concepts on a 7 by 15 centimetre piece of polymer.
Content type(s): Blog
July 7, 2014

Frontiers Series $10 Note

The central vignette on the back of the note depicts the Canadian, the VIA Rail passenger train that runs from Toronto to Vancouver.
April 6, 2017

The Canada 150 Commemorative Bank Note

Unveiled on 7 April 2017, this unique bank note celebrates the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation.
October 21, 2021

Moving mountains

By: Graham Iddon


Collage, bank note details, green, face of middle-aged woman, mountains and large number 20.
The $20 bill of 1969 was the prototype of the Scenes of Canada note series. Yet, as more notes were designed, the theme—and the $20 note itself—would change.
Content type(s): Blog

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