Pick: #42 , The Banknote Book: B305 , Other: #BC-5
Canada. Bank of Canada. 1935 Jubilee Issue. 5 Dollars Type 1935. Texts in English. Date of issue: 11-03-1935. Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited (CBNC). Series A: 6,140,000 issued notes. Dimensions: 152 x 73 mm. No watermark. No security thread. Note printed by sheet of four copies with an identical sheet number. To distinguish the four banknotes from the sheet, two small Check Letters "A, B, C or D" were printed in black under the numbers. Front and back: printing in black and orange. Front: black and white frame decorated with abstract shapes and rosettes with the value "5" printed in the corners. Above, the text of the issuing institute "The BANK OF CANADA, will pay to the bearer on demand" is printed in black on two lines in the center. The banknote number is printed in red and repeated twice at the top. The serial letter is printed in red on the left of the number. Below, in the center, the value "5 FIVE" is printed in a large rosette. At the bottom, the "FIVE DOLLARS" value is printed in a black cartridge. In an oval on the left, a portrait in uniform of Edward, Prince of Wales. On the right, the official seal of the Bank of Canada and the group number of the bill. The notes have been delivered to the Bank without signatures and without seal. These were printed in black ink typography by the internal services of the Bank of Canada. Two types of signatures: Deputy Governor John Arundel Caulfield Osborne and Governor Graham Ford Towers. Back: a frame with ornaments with the value "5" repeated continuously and a rosette composition printed in orange monochrome. The value "5" is printed in very large numbers on the sides in oval rosettes and four times smaller in the corners of the drawing. At the top, the text of the issuing institute "BANK OF CANADA" is printed in the center curved. In the middle, an allegory of electric energy with a seated man carrying the symbols of electricity. In the background, a hydraulic dam on the right and a mountain landscape on the left. The photo note (Ref: # BC-5) was sold in Crisp Uncirculated at $ 1,207.50 by Heritage Auctions, Auction # 418, Lot # 16081, from The Halton Lake Collection, 2006.