About #57 - 1000 Dollars type 1935 "French"
Canada. Bank of Canada. 1935 Regular Issues. 1000 Dollars Type 1935. Texts in French. Series "F" has been assigned to all French translated notes. Date of issue: 11-03-1935. Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited (CBNC). Series F: 7,600 issued notes. Dimensions: 152 x 73 mm. No watermark. No security thread. Note printed by sheet of four copies with an identical sheet number. To distinguish the four banknotes from the sheet, two small Check Letters "A, B, C or D" were printed in black under the numbers. Front and back: printing in black and olive green. Front: black and white frame decorated with abstract shapes and rosettes with the value "1000" printed in the corners. At the top, the text of the issuing institution "LA BANQUE DU CANADA, paiera au porteur sur demande" is printed in black on two lines in the center. The banknote number is printed in red and repeated twice at the top. The serial letter is printed in red on the left of the number. In the center, the value "1000" is printed in a large rosette. Below, the value "MILLE DOLLARS" is printed in a black cartridge. In an oval on the left, a portrait of Sir Henry Charles Wilfrid Laurier, statesman, seventh Prime Minister of Canada from 1896 to 1911 and first francophone to access this position. On the right, the official seal of the Bank of Canada and the group number of the bill. The notes have been delivered to the Bank without signatures and without seal. These were printed in black ink typography by the internal services of the Bank of Canada. Two types of signatures: Deputy Governor John Arundel Caulfield Osborne and Governor Graham Ford Towers. Back: frame composed of ornaments and rosettes printed in monochrome olive green. The value "1000" is printed in very big numbers on the sides in rosettes and another four times in smaller ones. Above, the text of the issuing institute "BANQUE DU CANADA" is printed in the center curved. In the middle, an allegory of Security with a helmeted young woman, armed with a sword and a shield, protecting a scared young boy. Issued notes seen: F00549 and F00622. The photo note (Ref: # BC-20) was sold in Extremely Fine-About Uncirculated for $ 17,250.00 by Heritage Auctions, Auction # 418, Lot # 16121, from The Halton Lake Collection, 2006.
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