About #12 - 1 Dollar Type 1870
Canada. Dominion of Canada. 1870-1872 issues. 1 Dollar Type 1870. Date: July 1,1870. Printer: British American Bank Note Company. Ltd., Montreal & Ottawa (BABNC). Dimensions: 185 x 75 mm. Front and back: print in black and green. Front: The value in large numbers and in large letters is printed in green. On the right, another value "1" is printed in a black octagonal rosette and on the left, there is a portrait of the French explorer and navigator Jacques Cartier. In the center, a representation of Riss Britannia sitting on a cloud, shield in hand and pointing to Canada on a globe. An owl, a dove and a cherub holding a caduceus complete the drawing. The words "The Dominion of Canada" are printed in black above the central drawing. The note contains an alphabet letter "A, B, C or D". For each city, a different color ink was used to print duplicate sheet numbers printed in blue (for Montreal and Victoria) or red (for Toronto) and black for other cities (Halifax and St. John). The note contains two handwritten signatures: left, William Dickinson (For Minister of Finance) and right T.D. Harington (For Receiver General). A third handwritten signature of a designated responsible officer for each city has been added vertically to the left or right on the front. Back: a composition of rosettes printed in green monochrome. In the center in a large rosette, the mention: "Payable at xxxx" (7 cities are listed). On the sides, the value "1" is printed twice in green rosettes. The photo note was sold in VF grade for $ 8.625.00 by Heritage Auctions, Auction # 418, Lot # 15899, The Halton Lake Collection. 2006).