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1900 Canadian 25 Cent Shinplaster Bill (241954C)

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1900 Canadian 25 Cent Shinplaster Bill                                SKU# 241954C

Don't miss out on this wonderful glimpse into the past and a part of Canada's monetary history with this Dominion of Canada twenty five cent bill from 1900. An interesting fact, historically these were called "Shinplasters", referring to the fractional currency that was first introduced to Canada in 1870. 25-cent notes were printed as a temporary solution to the shortage of Canadian coin. The issue became so popular with the public that it remained in circulation for many years. Shinplaster issues were done for the years 1900 and 1923. A fascinating bill you won't want to miss out on.

1900 Dominion of Canada 25 Cent Shinplaster Bill:
- Obverse: shows left facing seated image of Britannia with trident and shield and reads "THE DOMINION OF CANADA 25 TWENTY FIVE CENT WILL PAY ON DEMAND, JANUARY 2ND 1900"
- Reverse: shows an ornate design and reads "25 CENTS, AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, OTTAWA"
- Printed Signature: T.C. Boville (Deputy Minister of Finance)
- Bill comes in protective plastic sleeve

Please note, this bill has NOT been professionally graded or appraised.

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Condition: Bill appears to be in very circulated condition and shows signs of wear, creases, some stain marks, and discoloration from normal use and age. Again note that this bill has NOT been professionally graded or appraised.

Item is sold in 'as is' condition.
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Canada Post: $17.15 ($5.00 as additional item)
Toronto Pick Up: $0.00
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