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Title: $ 1.00
Date: 1898-03-31
Object Name: paper money
Classification: North American
Mint: North America, Canada, Ottawa
Technique: printed
Medium: paper
Dimensions: Coin: 4.81 g (0.17 oz.) Overall: 8.5 x 18.9 cm (3 3/8 x 7 7/16 in.)
Subject/Image: Obverse: Earl and Countess of Aberdeen. Landscape -log drive on Canadian river.
Subject/Image: Reverse: Blank
Inscription: Obverse: The Dominion of Canada Will pay to the bearer ONE DOLLAR J. W. Courney FOR THE MINISTER OF FINANCE
Description: Two oval portraits with number 1 above: to left bust of Countess of Aberdeen facing wearing earrings and high necked blouse with tie and double star pin. To right Earl of Aberdeen wearing suit and cravat. In center vignette of log drive on Canadian river with four men freeing log jam, on bank of river figures and two log cabins. Three perforations at lower edge of note.
Accession Number: NG.1979.2.3