About #13 - 2 Dollars Type 1870
Canada. Dominion of Canada. 1870-1872 issues. 2 Dollars Type 1870. Date: July 1, 1870. Printer: British American Bank Note Company. Ltd., Montreal & Ottawa (BABNC). Dimensions: 185 x 75 mm. Front and back: print in black and green. Front: The value in large numbers and large letters is printed in green in the center. On the sides, two other values "2" are printed in black rosettes. On the left, a portrait of General J. Wolfe and on the right, a portrait of General de Montcalm. In the center, a seated Indian chief watches a steam train. Above the drawing, the words "The Dominion of Canada" are printed in black. The note contains an alphabet letter "A, B, C or D". For each city, a different color ink was used to print duplicate sheet numbers printed in blue (for Montreal and Victoria) or red (for Toronto) and black for other cities (Halifax and St. John). The note contains two handwritten signatures: left, William Dickinson (For Minister of Finance) and right T.D. Harington (For Receiver General). A third handwritten signature of a Receiver General Assistant designated for each city has been added vertically to the left or right on the front. Back: a composition of rosettes printed in green monochrome. In the center, the mention: "Payable at xxxx" (7 cities are listed). On the sides, the value "2" is printed twice in green rosettes. The photo note was sold in F grade for $ 6,325.00 by Heritage Auctions, Auction # 418, Lot # 15908, The Halton Lake Collection. 2006).