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BoC 1979 $5 note

1979 $5

BC-54a


The 1979 $5 bill is blue with a multicoloured tint.
It displays a portrait of Sir Wilfrid Laurier on the face side and
a Salmon seiner, Johnston Strait, Vancouver Island on the back. The name of the boat pictured was the "BCP 45". (British Columbia Packers)

Official First Day of Issue: October 1, 1979
 
A special issue of test notes were release to test the wearing properties of new inks and paper. These notes have serial numbers that start with "33".

Replacement notes are designated by a "31" as the first two digits of the serial number.

Cat. No. Signature
BC-53a Lawson-Bouey
BC-53aA Lawson-Bouey replacement
BC-53aT Lawson-Bouey test note "33"
BC-53b Crow-Bouey
BC-53bA Crow_Bouey replacement note "31"
 

 

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