Canadian Notes - $5 and up
These are my Canadian $5 and up notes. You can click on any picture to bring
up a larger view of the note.
Year: 1937
Denomination: $5
Quantity Printed: 160,000,000
Signatures: D. Gordon & G.F.
Towers
History: This 1937 $5 note shows
King George VI on the front and on
the back it shows A seated male
with symbols of electricity. This was
to represent Electricity.
$5 Bills
Year: 1937
Denomination: $20
Quantity Printed: 40,000,000
Signatures: D. Gordon & G.F.
Towers
History: This 1937 $20 note shows
King George VI on the front and
shows a woman with a sickle on the
back. This was to represent Fertility.
$20 Bills
Year: 1991
Denomination: $20
Quantity Printed: 110,000,000
Signatures: M.D. Knight & D.A.
Dodge
History: This 1991 $20 note is a
part of the bird series where they put
a different bird on the back of each
Canadian bill. This one has a couple
of loons on the back. It also has the
Parliament Library on the front
beside Queen Elizabeth II.
Year: 1988
Denomination: $50
Quantity Printed: 20,000,000
Signatures: M.D. Knight & G.G.
Thiessen
History: This 1986 $50 note is
from the Bird Series. The front
features William Lyon Mackenzie
King and Parliament buildings. On
the reverse there is a Snowy Owl.
$50 Bills
Year: 1937
Denomination: $10
Quantity Printed: 90,000,000
Signatures: J.E. Coyne & G.F.
Towers
History: This 1937 $10 note shows
King George VI on the front and on
the back it shows a Mercury with
ships, trains and planes. This was to
represent Transportation.
$10 Bills
Year: 1979
Denomination: $20
Quantity Printed: 496,400,000
Signatures: J.W. Crow & G.K.
Bouey
History: This 1979 $20 note shows
Queen Elizabeth II on the front and
shows Moraine lake in Alberta.
Year: 1954
Denomination: $5
Quantity Printed: 250,000,000
Signatures: J.R. Beattie & L.
Rasminsky
History: This 1954 $5 note shows
Queen Elizabeth II modified portrait
on the front and on the back it
shows Otter Falls along the Alaska
Highway.
Year: 1986
Denomination: $5
Quantity Printed: 220,000,000
Signatures: B. Bonin & G.G.
Thiessen
History: This 1986 $5 note is from
the Bird Series. The front features
Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Parliament
buildings. On the reverse there is a
Belted Kingfisher.
Year: 1971
Denomination: $10
Quantity Printed: 220,000,000
Signatures: R.W. Lawson & G.K.
Bouey
History: This 1971 $10 note shows
Sir John A. Macdonald on the front
and on the reverse is an industrial
scene in Sarnia, Ontario.
Year: 1989
Denomination: $10
Quantity Printed: 150,000,000
Signatures: B. Bonin & G.G.
Thiessen
History: This 1986 $10 note is
from the Bird Series. The front
features Sir John A. Macdonald and
Parliament buildings. On the reverse
there is an Osprey.
Year: 2008
Denomination: $5
Quantity Printed: Not Available
Signatures: W.P. Jenkins & M.J.
Carney
History: This 2008 $5 note is from
the Journey Series. The front
features Sir Wilfrid Laurier. On the
reverse there are children playing
hockey and a poem by Roch Carrier.
Year: 1954
Denomination: $20
Quantity Printed: 60,000,000
Signatures: J.R. Beattie & L.
Rasminsky
History: This 1954 $20 note shows
Queen Elizabeth II modified portrait
on the front and on the back it
shows the Laurentians in winter.
Year: 1937
Denomination: $100
Quantity Printed: 4,170,000
Signatures: D. Gordon & G.F.
Towers
History: This 1937 $100 note
shows Sir John A. Macdonald on
the front and shows a man showing a
ship to a child with a dock and
industrial scene in the background.
This was to represent Commerce
and Industry.
$100 Bills
Year: 1988
Denomination: $100
Quantity Printed: 60,000,000
Signatures: M.D. Knight & G.G.
Thiessen
History: This 1988 $100 note is
from the Bird Series. It shows Sir
Robert Borden and Parliament
buildings on the front. On the back
There is a Canada Goose.
Year: 1975
Denomination: $100
Quantity Printed: 90,000,000
Signatures: J.W. Crow & G.K.
Bouey
History: This 1975 $100 note
shows Sir Robert Borden on the
front and Lunenburg Harbour, Nova
Scotia on the back.
Year: 2011
Denomination: $100
Quantity Printed: N/A
Signatures: T. Macklem & M.J.
Carney

History: This 2011 $100 note is the
first of Canada's polymer notes. This
specific note was acquired the day
after it was released. There is a clear
window with metallic images in it.
This note also shows Canada's focus
on medical advances such as insulin
and DNA mapping.