About #30 - 2 Dollars Type 1914
Canada. Dominion of Canada. 1900-1917 issues. 2 Dollars Type 1914. Date: January 2nd, 1914. Printer: American Bank Note Company, Ottawa (ABNC). Dimensions: not known. Watermark: unknown. No security thread. Note printed by sheet of four copies with an identical sheet number. The banknote number is repeated twice and printed in red at the top. The note has a small black control letter positioned on each side of the central value in the letters "TWO DOLLARS". The serial letter is printed in red on the left or right of the numbers. Front and back: black and olive-brown print. Front: a frame with the value "2" printed in rosettes at the corners. "The Dominion of Canada" is printed horizontally in black and below, in the center in a large rose window, the value "2". Between, the text "WILL PAY TO BEARER ON DEMAND" is curved in the first series and horizontal in the following series. The value "TWO DOLLARS" is printed horizontally in white in a black cartridge. On the left, a portrait of the Duke of Connaught, the Governor General and on the right, a portrait of the Duchess of Connaught. Three variants of signatures: on the left, the bill is countersigned by an agent of the Finance Department and on the right the signature For Minister of Finance. This type of note is characterized by the absence or the presence of the black seal of the Finance Department instead of the letters "TWO" in olive green on the right. Back: background composed of rosettes printed in green olive monochrome. The value "2" is printed in the corners. In the center, the royal coat of arms surrounded by the shields of the nine provinces and a branch of maple leaves. Below, the words "Dominion of Canada". On the sides, the value "2" is printed in two rosettes. The photo note (Ref: # DC-22a) was sold in PCGS VF 30 at $ 780.00 by Heritage Auctions, 2019 January 10 - 14 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando # 4008 (Lot # 28057). From the Yuri Solovey Collection of Canada.