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Series $10 note


The 1989 $10 bill is purple in colour with pastel colours in a rainbow pattern. It displays Sir John A. Macdonald, the Parliament Buildings and the old Red Ensign flag on the face side. An Osprey in flight is on the back.

Official First Day of Issue: June 27, 1989
Official Last Day of Issue:
January 17th, 2001

Cat. No. Signature
BC-57a Thiessen-Crow
BC-57aA Thiessen-Crow replacement
BC-57b Bonin-Thiessen
BC-57bA Bonin-Thiessen replacement
BC-57c Knight-Thiessen


Ten Dollar Banknote Sheets

The Bank of Canada has released uncut sheets of $10 bills from the Birds of Canada series. The notes bear the signatures of M.D. Knight and G.G. Thiessen and are among the last of the series to be printed. The serial numbers are prior to the 50,000 notes used in the Lasting Impressions bank note sets. (Available through selected Dealers)

Uncut $10 Sheets

Uncut $10 Sheet
The sheets are in a five notes wide by eight
notes deep format (measuring 76.2 cm x 55.88 cm)

Block of 4 Uncut $10 Notes

Uncut $10 Sheet
The blocks are in a two notes
wide by two notes deep format.

Strip of 4 Uncut $10 Notes

Uncut $10 Sheet
The strips are in a single note
wide by four notes deep format.



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