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Title: $ 10.00
Date: 1885-05-01
Object Name: paper money
Classification: North American
Culture(s):
Canadian
Mint: North America, Canada, Winnipeg
Technique: printed
Medium: paper
Dimensions: Overall: 18.7 x 8 cm (7 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Blank
Inscription: Obverse: THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF MANITOBA 10 WILL PAY TO the bearer Ten Dollars on demand, Winnipeg, May 1st,, 1885
Inscription: Reverse: Blank
Description: Upper left, vignette of a femal figure, holding a cornicopia and wheat bunch, standing by a a shield with a lion on it, brown shade around. Bottom left, "TEN" encased in ornamental shape. Upper center, "THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF MANITOBA" encased in ornamental shape. Upper right, "10" encased in ornamental shape, at an angle. Lower left, off center is vignette with 2 separate farmers with 2-horse ploughs, harvesting wheat. Running train in the distant left. Bottom right corner, "TEN" encased in ornamental shape at an angle. 6 perforated holes near bottom of note, 3 left, 3 right, over signture.
Accession Number: NG.1979.1.24