Pick: #11 , Other: #DC-24bcd
Canada. Dominion of Canada. 1923-1925 issues. 25 Cents Type 1923 "Shinplaster". Date: July 2nd, 1923. Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited (CBNC). Dimensions: 111 x 62 mm. Watermark: unknown. No security thread. The 25-cent notes were printed by a sheet of ten banknotes with a Check Letter (A, B, C, D or E) printed from top to bottom on the left half of the sheet and a Check Letter (H, J, K, L or M) printed from top to bottom on the right half of the sheet. In this version, the Check Letter is printed in black to the left of value "25" in very big golden numerals. Front: print in black and yellow. Frame composed of rosettes with the value "25" printed in the corners. At the top, "The Dominion of Canada" is printed in black. In the center, an allegory of Britannia holding a trident and below, the value in letters "TWENTY FIVE CENTS" printed horizontally in black. On the left of the drawing, the number of the note printed in red and the value "25" in very big golden numbers. Below is AUTHORIZED BY R.S.C. CAP. 31 has been removed. On the right, the black seal of the Department of Finance, and next to it, the serial letter and the group number "A-I". Three variants of signatures with The Controller of the Currency and The Minister of Finance. Back: green monochrome print. The background is composed of characteristic shapes of the ABNC style. The value "CENTS 25 CENTS" is printed twice on the sides in rosettes. In the center, a large rosette with the value "25" in the four cardinal corners. The photo note (Ref: # DC-24c) was sold with two other copies in AU at $ 161.00 by Heritage Auctions, Auction # 418, Lot # 16002, from The Halton Lake Collection, 2006.