Pick: #84 , The Banknote Book: B347 , Other: #BC-45
Canada. Bank of Canada. 1967 Commemorative Issue. 1 Dollar Type 1967. Date of issue: 1967. To commemorate the centennial of Canadian Confederation, the 1954 dollar bill was amended. A green symbol in small triangles has been added on the left with the Centennial dates (1867-1967). Two printers: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited (CBNC) where the prefix includes the letter "O" and British American Bank Note Company, Limited (BABNC) when the prefix contains the letters "P or M". Dimensions: 152 x 70 mm. No watermark. No security thread. Front and back: print in black and green. The note contains either a unique number or the dates of the centenary "1867 1967" printed in red and repeated twice in the upper part. Description of the front: security background in green with the coat of arms of Canada. Texts in English on the left and texts in French on the right. A black and white guilloche frame has the values "1" and "ONE / ONE" printed on the corners and on the sides. Below in the center, in very big letters, the word "CANADA". Below, the values "ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR" and the number "1" in the middle. Then, the texts of the issuing institute "BANK OF CANADA - BANK OF CANADA" printed in white on a black and white guilloche background. On the right, a portrait of HRH Elizabeth II, new Queen of England and the Commonwealth. The notes were delivered to the Bank without signatures. These were printed in black ink typography by the internal services of the Bank of Canada. Only one type of signatures with J.R. Beattie, The Deputy Governor and Louis Rasminsky, The Governor. Description of the back: a guilloche frame printed in green monochrome. the values "1" and "ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR" are repeated in the corners and on the sides of the frame. Top and bottom in the frame are the centennial texts "CENTENNIAL OF CANADIAN CONFEDERATION" and "THE CENTENARY OF THE CANADIAN CONFEDERATION". In the middle, the original landscape is replaced by a view of Ottawa's first Parliament in 1916 before it was destroyed in a fire. A first specimen is known with two horizontal "SPECIMEN" overprinted in red at the location of the signatures and perforated three times "SPECIMEN" diagonally. Unsigned and numbered in red "TP0000000". A second specimen is known with two horizontal "SPECIMEN" overprinted in red at the location of the signatures and perforated three times "SPECIMEN" diagonally. Unsigned and numbered in red "1867 1967".