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    First Queen Elizabeth Portrait Banknote with Serial Number 8

    Canada Bank of Canada $20 1935 BC-9a Serial Number 8 PMG Choice Uncirculated 64.
    An exceptionally desirable banknote in any grade, and especially so in Choice Uncirculated with serial number 8. Approximately 200,000 of this variety were printed, with the large Bank of Canada seal, and at least 800,000 were printed with the subsequent seal, making this variety quite rare. In fact, no examples grading finer than Choice Uncirculated have been sold in public auction. As the first banknote to feature a portrait of the eventual Queen Elizabeth II, this type appeals to collectors across multiple spectrums. Serial numbers 5, 6, and 8 are known to exist and listed in the census, though this is the only one of the three that is graded Uncirculated.
    From the Harry M. Eisenhauer Collection

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    January, 2020
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