Canada 25 Cents 1923


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Country Canada
Face Value 25 Cents
Name Canada 25 Cents 1923
Issue Year / Date: 1923-07-02
Type Fractional currency
Issue Provisional
Size / Diameter 113 x 63 mm
Print Run 7000000
Obverse Britannia with helmet and trident; Legend: The Dominion of Canada will pay on demand...
Printed by: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited
Issued by The Dominion of Canada
Issue Location Ottawa
Series Name Shinplaster notes
Description Shinplaster or fractional currencies were first introduced in 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 until 1935.