Pick: #94 , The Banknote Book: B357 , Other: #BC-55
Canada. Bank of Canada. 1986-1991 Issue. 2 Dollars Type 1986. Work of John Crosby. Date of issue: 02-09-1986. Dimensions: 152 x 70 mm. No watermark. No security thread. Two printers: with prefix "E" for the Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited (CBNC) and prefixes "A, B and C" for the British American Bank Note Company, Limited (BABNC). Front and back: Multicolored print predominantly brown, purple and orange. Texts in English and French. Description of the front: security background with the number "2" in micro-letters printed continuously in waves of color gradients. In the center at the top, the coat of arms of Canada. On the right, a portrait of SAR Elizabeth II wearing a pearl necklace. In the background, a view of the Parliament of Ottawa, the location and year of issue. On the left, the value "5" consisting of a large guilloche digit is repeated in the upper right corner. In the middle in a frame, the word "CANADA" in white on a background of security composed with the text in micro-letters printed continuously: "BANK OF CANADA 2 BANQUE DU CANADA". Above and below in guilloche headbands, the text of the issuing institute and its translation "BANQUE DU CANADA - BANK OF CANADA". Then the words "THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER - CE BILLET A COURS LEGAL" above the two signatures printed in brown. Three variants of signatures with The Deputy Governor and The Governor. Description of the back: the value "2" is repeated in the corners. In the middle, a couple of robins peck in a grassy field. In the background, the word "CANADA" stands out in big letters in the sky of the landscape. At the bottom, the serial number printed twice in black with the barcode for the blind. The replacement note is recognizable when the third letter of the serial number prefix is an "X". The specimen is known with two vertical "SPECIMEN" overprints in red and numbered twice in black "ARG0000000" on the back.