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Title: $ 10.00
Date: 1922-11-02
Object Name: paper money
Classification: North American
Culture(s):
Canadian
Mint: North America, Canada
Technique: printed
Medium: paper
Dimensions: Overall: 8 x 18 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Allegorical figure holding cornucopi' and shield emblazoned with lion.
Subject/Image: Obverse: Jacques Cartier
Inscription: Reverse: LA BANQUE NATIONALE DIX PIASTRES NATURA. FORTIS. INDUSTRIA. CRESCIT.
Inscription: Obverse: SPECIMEN LA BANQUE NATIONALE SPECIMEN DIX PIASTRES TEN DOLLARS
Description: Circular vignette left of Jacques Cartier on ship, male bust left in circular vignette on right/ Bank seal of female figure seated right holding cornucopi' in right and resting right on shield emblazoned with lion left. Behind her cliff and sailing ship
Accession Number: NG.1979.2.18