Pick: #98 , The Banknote Book: B361 , Other: #BC-59
Canada. Bank of Canada. 1986-1991 Issue. 50 Dollars Type 1988. Work of John Crosby. Date of issue: 01-12-1989. Dimensions: 152 x 70 mm. No watermark. No security thread. Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited (CBNC). Front and back: Multicolored print predominantly red and yellow. Texts in English and French. Description of the front: security background with the number "50" 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 William Lyon MacKenzie King, several times Prime Minister of Canada between 1921 and 1948. In the background, a view of the Parliament of Ottawa, the place and year of issue. On the left at the top, the holographic rectangle with changing colors. Below, the value "50" consisting of two large guilloche numbers is repeated in the upper right corner. In the middle in a frame, the word "CANADA" blank on a background of security composed with the text in micro-letters printed continuously: "BANK OF CANADA 50 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 red. Four variants of signatures with The Deputy Governor and The Governor. Description of the back: the value "50" is repeated in the corners. In the middle, a snowy owl, Quebec's bird emblem, perched on a rock at the edge of a lake. In the background, the word "CANADA" stands out in big letters in the sky of the landscape. At the bottom, the serial number is printed twice in black with the barcode for the blind. The replacement ticket 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 "EHP0000000" on the back.