About #15 - 1000 Dollars Type 1871
Canada. Dominion of Canada. 1870-1872 issues. 1000 Dollars Type 1871. Printer: British American Bank Note Company. Ltd., Montreal & Ottawa (BABNC). Dimensions: 183 x 91 mm. Front and back: print in black and green. Front: On the sides in vertical, the value "1000" is printed twice in green rosettes. In the center, The Arms of Canada. On the left, a seated woman is accompanied by a lion. On the right, a sheaf of wheat and a cornucopia. In the background, we can see a bridge and the Parliament of Ottawa in the distance. The photo note has no signatures, but the location is reserved: on the left For Minister of Finance and on the right For Receiver General. Back: a composition of rosettes printed in green monochrome. In the center in a large rosette, the mention: "Payable at xxxx" (8 cities are listed). On vertical sides, the value "1000" is printed twice in green rosettes. The note is known only in unsigned and non-signed proof. It is recalled that for each city listed, the note was hand-signed by a designated local officer. Images are courtesy of the Bank of Canada Museum's National Currency Collection.