About #31 - 5 Dollars Type 1912
Canada. Dominion of Canada. 1900-1917 issues. 5 Dollars Type 1912. Date: May 1st, 1912. 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 bill has a control letter positioned on each side of the central drawing. The serial letter is printed under the numbers. Front and back: print in black and blue. Front: a frame with the value "5 FIVE" repeated continuously. The value "5" is printed in the upper corners and the value "V" is printed in the lower corners. In the center, a passenger train from Ocean Limited Company through the Wentworth Valley in Nova Scotia. "The Dominion of Canada" is printed in black at the top and bottom, "FIVE DOLLARS" is printed horizontally in white in a black print. On each side of the drawing, two large rosettes with the value "FIVE" in white. Four variants of signatures: on the left, the bill is countersigned by an officer of the Finance Department and on the right the signature For Minister of Finance. This type of banknote is characterized by the absence or the presence of a blue seal on the "FIVE" or the place "FIVE" on the right. Back: background composed of rosettes printed in blue monochrome. The values "5 FIVE" and "V" are printed in the corners. In the center, the letter "V" in a circular rosette and the value "5" on the sides. "Dominion of Canada" is printed at the top. The photo note (Ref: # DC-21c) was sold in PMG VF 20 at $ 5,520.00 by Heritage Auctions, 2019 January 10 - 14 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando # 4008 (Lot # 28052). From the Yuri Solovey Collection of Canada.