Bank of Canada Unveils New Polymer $5 And $10 Bills
CANADA - The Bank of Canada unveiled the new polymer $5 and $10 bills on Tuesday.
They will carry the same leading-edge security features as the $20, $50 and $100 polymer notes already in circulation.
The new $5 polymer note features images of Canadarm2 and Dextre
- robotics innovations used to build and maintain the Space Station and
that symbolize Canada’s ongoing contribution to the international space
program. The front of the bill features a portrait of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Prime Minister of Canada from 1896 to 1911.
The new $10 note features a striking image of The Canadian
train journeying through the Rocky Mountains, and represents the
enormous feat of engineering that linked Canada’s East and West by rail.
A portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald, who was Prime Minister of Canada
(1867-1873, 1878-1891) at the time of the railway completion, is
featured on the front of the note.
The notes are expected to be issued in November.
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 12/9/2013 10:36:17 AM
Source: Bank of Canada