On 1 June 2017, the Bank of Canada began issuing 40 million new 10-dollar polymer notes commemorating the 150th anniversary of confederation. “This bank note is intended to captivate our imagination and instill pride in what we, as a nation, have accomplished,” said Governor Stephen S. Poloz. “It celebrates the natural beauty and majesty of our land and some of the important parliamentarians who helped shape our great country.”
B377 (P112): 10 dollars (US$7.90)
Purple. Front: English and French text; Assomption sash underprint pattern; SPARK arch found in the Memorial Chamber on Parliament Hill; John Alexander Macdonald, George-Étienne Cartier, Agnes Campbell Macphail, James Gladstone Akay-na-muka; sylized maple leaf. Back: English and French text; Capilano Lake and Lions/Twin Sisters mountains (Western Canada); wheat field outside Regina, Saskatchewan (Prairie provinces); Kipawa River and trees of Canadian Shield in Parc national d’Opémican (Central Canada); rocky coast of Cape Bonavista (Eastern Canada); northern lights above Wood Buffalo national park (Northern Canada). Holographic stripe with coat of arms, flag, Inuit artist Kenojuak Ashevak’s Owl’s Bouquet. No security thread. Watermark: None. Printer: (Canadian Bank Note Company). 152 x 70 mm. Polymer.
a. 2017. Sig. 17: Wilkins/Poloz.
Prefix CDA – CFF. Intro: 01.06.2017.
Courtesy of Alex Zlotin.