Pick: #91 , The Banknote Book: B354 , Other: #BC-52
Canada. Bank of Canada. 1969-1979 Issue. 100 Dollars Type 1975. Date of issue: 31-03-1976. Banknote demonetized: January 1st, 2021. Printer: British American Bank Note Company, Limited (BABNC). Dimensions: 152 x 70 mm. No watermark. No security thread. Front and back: multicolored printing called "rainbow printing". Each note contains a seven-digit number, accompanied by a two-letter prefix or three letters (from the Lawson-Bouey signature). The replacement note has an asterisk for bills with a two-letter prefix (* AA0000000). For banknotes with a three-letter prefix, the replacement note has the letter "X" between the letters and the number (AAX0000000). Description of the front: texts in English and French. The value "100" is repeated in the corners. Above, in the guilloche frame, the text of the issuing institute and its translation "BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA". Below, the banknote number is printed twice in red and blue. On the left, the coat of arms of Canada. In the center, the "CENT / 100 / ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS", the word "CANADA" in large letters and the words "CE BILLET A COURS LEGAL - THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER". On the right, a portrait of Sir Robert Laird Borden, statesman. He was the 8th Prime Minister of Canada from 10 October 1911 to 10 July 1920 and the 3rd Nova Scotian to hold the position. Below, the signatures were engraved on steel plates before printing. Two variants of signatures with The Deputy Governor and The Governor. Description of the back: a multicolored guilloche frame with the values "100" and "ONE HUNDRED / CENT" repeated in the corners. Below, in the guilloche frame, the white printed text of the issuing institute and its translation "BANQUE DU CANADA - BANK OF CANADA". In the middle, a view of the port of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia with three ships at anchor and the buildings of the city in the background. The specimen is known with two "SPECIMEN" horizontal and vertical overprints in red at the location of the signatures and on the right side, signed and numbered in red and blue "JA0000000".