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Value of 2nd Jan. 1937 $2 Bill from The Bank of Canada

Bank of Canada 1937 Two Dollar Bill


Description:   Most Canadian bank notes from 1937 feature a portrait of King George VI (with exception of $100 and $1000 bills). Each denomination has a different color tint, just like modern currency does today. Two dollar bills are a reddish brown color. The first thing you will probably notice is that the left side of each bank note has English text and the right hand side has French text. This was a change from 1935 bank notes, which were printed with either just French or just English text. 1937 $2 bills were printed by The British American Bank Note Company.

Varieties:   Canadian $2 bills from 1937 come in three different varieties. The varieties are based purely on which deputy governor and governor signed each note. The possible combinations are J.A.C. Osborne and G.F. Towers, D. Gordon and Towers, and J.E. Coyne and Towers. Two dollar bills with the Osborne signature are the most difficult to find.

Quantity Printed:   285,668,000

Text:   Bank Of Canada – Will pay to the bearer on demand – Banque Du Canada – Paiera au porteur sur demande – Two dollars – Deux Dollars – Ottawa, 2nd Jan. 1937 – Ottawa le 2 Jan. 1937 – British American Bank note company limited – deputy governor – governor – sous gouverneur – gouverneur

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We buy all Canadian $2 bills issued in 1937. Our offers are dependent upon the condition and rarity of your specific bank note. Prices generally range from $10 to $200; especially choice bank notes or rare varieties could be worth more money. Send us pictures of your paper money and we will respond quickly with our buy and sell price. Don’t be shocked if we can pay a lot more than you were expecting. There is a strong market for 1937 two dollar bills from Canada and we would welcome the chance to work with you if you decide to sell yours.

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