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1943 The Royal Bank of Canada Montreal $5 Dollar Specimen Banknote (512826C)

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1943 The Royal Bank of Canada Montreal $5 Dollar Specimen Banknote                                SKU# 512826C

The Royal Bank of Canada originally opened in 1864 in Halifax, Nova Scotia as The Merchants Bank.  In 1901, in an attempt to become more worldly, the bank changed its name to The Royal Bank of Canada and it moved to Montreal.  The Royal Bank of Canada printed currency from 1901 until 1943. This fascinating $5 dollar Specimen banknote from 1943 serves as a wonderful piece of Canada's rich monetary history and is a must-have addition for any collection. 

1943 Canadian The Royal Bank of Canada $5 Dollar Specimen Banknote:
- PMG Graded: 64 (Choice Uncirculated)
- Specimen Banknote
- Year: 1943
- Serial: 000000 D
- Obverse: shows the portraits of bank officials S.G. Dobson on the left and Morris W. Wilson on the right, and shows the Canadian Coat of Arms in the centre. It reads "DOMINION OF CANADA - THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA - WILL PAY TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND FIVE DOLLARS - MONTREAL JAN 2ND 1943 - GENERAL MANAGER - PRESIDENT - BRITISH AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY LIMITED" and stamped "SPECIMEN" in red
- Reverse: shows the Coat of Arms of Canada and reads "THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA - FIVE DOLLARS"
- Bill comes sealed in a PMG protective plastic sleeve

Please note: This banknote has been previously graded by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG).

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Condition: Bill appears to be in circulated condition and shows some discolouration from age and use. Again note that this banknote has previously graded by PMG and was NOT professionally graded or appraised by us.

Item is sold in 'as is' condition.
Canada Post: $39.99 ($5.00 as additional item)
Toronto Pick Up: $0.00
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