About #96 - 10 Dollars Type 1989
Canada. Bank of Canada. 1986-1991 Issue. 10 Dollars Type 1989. Work of John Crosby. Date of issue: 27-06-1989. Dimensions: 152 x 70 mm. No watermark. No security thread. Printer: British American Bank Note Company, Limited (BABNC). Front and back: Multicolored print predominantly purple, green and yellow. Texts in English and French. Description of the front: security background with the number "10" in micro-letters printed continuously in waves of color gradients. In the center at the top, the coat of arms of Canada. On the right, a portrait in costume of Sir John Alexander Macdonald, lawyer, Canadian statesman and Prime Minister of Canada from 1867 to 1873 and from 1878 to 1891. In the background, a view of the Parliament of Ottawa, the place and year of issue. On the left, the value "10" consisting of two large guilloche numbers is repeated in the upper right corner. In the middle in a frame, the word "CANADA" in white on a background of security composed with the text in micro-letters printed continuously: "BANK OF CANADA 10 BANQUE DU CANADA". Above and below in guilloche headbands, the text of the issuing institute and its translation "BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA". Then the words "THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER - CE BILLET A COURS LEGAL" above the two signatures printed in purple. Three variants of signatures with The Deputy Governor and The Governor. Description of the back: the value "10" is repeated in the corners. In the middle, an osprey flying over a lake has just caught a fish. In the background, the word "CANADA" stands out in big letters in the sky of the landscape. At the bottom, the serial number is printed twice in black with the barcode for the blind. The replacement note is recognizable when the third letter of the serial number prefix is an "X". The specimen is known with two vertical "SPECIMEN" overprints in red and numbered twice in black "ADA0000000" on the back.