Pick: #90 , The Banknote Book: B353 , Other: #BC-51
Canada. Bank of Canada. 1969-1979 Issue. 50 Dollars Type 1975. Date of issue: 31-03-1975. Banknote demonetized: January 1st, 2021. Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited (CBNC). Dimensions: 152 x 70 mm. No watermark. No security thread. Front and back: multicolored printing called "rainbow printing". Each note contains a seven-digit number, accompanied by a two-letter prefix or three letters (from the Lawson-Bouey signature). The replacement note has an asterisk for bills with a two-letter prefix (* AA0000000). For banknotes with a three-letter prefix, the replacement note has the letter "X" between the letters and the number (AAX0000000). Description of the front: texts in English and French. The value "50" is repeated in the corners. Above, in the guilloche frame, the text of the issuing institute and its translation "BANQUE DU CANADA - BANK OF CANADA". Below, the banknote number is printed twice in red and blue. On the left, the coat of arms of Canada. In the center, the values "FIFTY / 50 / CINQUANTE DOLLARS", the word "CANADA" in large letters and the words "THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER - CE BILLET A COURS LEGAL". On the right, a portrait of William Lyon MacKenzie King, several times Prime Minister of Canada between 1921 and 1948. Below, the signatures were engraved on steel plates before printing. Two variants of signatures with The Deputy Governor and The Governor. Description of the back: a multicolored guilloche frame with the values "50" and "CINQUANTE / FIFTY" repeated in the corners. Below, in the red guilloche frame, the white printed text of the issuing institute and its translation "BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA". In the middle, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride with flags in circular dome. The specimen is known with two "SPECIMEN" horizontal and vertical overprints in red at the location of the signatures and on the right side, signed and numbered in red and blue "HA0000000".