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Title: $ 10.00
Date: 1866-05-24
Object Name: paper money
Classification: North American
Culture(s):
Canadian
Mint: Europe, England, Great Britain | Province of Canada, London
Medium: paper
Dimensions: Overall: 8 x 18.5 cm (3 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)
Subject/Image: Obverse: British coat of arms with lion rampant right and unicorn rampant left
Subject/Image: Reverse: Blank
Inscription: Reverse: Adhesive marks on corners
Inscription: Obverse: THE BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA LONDON LONDON THIS BANK WILL PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND TEN DOLLARS AT LONDON, 24th May 1866 CANADA WEST INCORPORATED BY ROYAL CHARTER X X (In pencil) X (In pencil) From this (In pencil)
Description: Central image of the coat of arms of Britain, with quartered shield around which HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE, and DIEU ET MON DROIT on banner below, flanked by lion rampant right and unicorn rampant left, above a crown on which lion left standing. Counters upper left and right on which 10, medallions lower left and right within which TEN DOLLARS
Accession Number: NG.1979.1.39