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Value of Old Banknotes from The Union Bank of Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada

Old Money from The Union Bank of Halifax Nova Scotia

The Union Bank of Halifax was open from 1856 until 1910.  The Royal Bank of Canada purchased The Union Bank to help improve their presence in Nova Scotia and the Caribbean.  All paper money issued by The Union Bank of Halifax is very rare.  Please read our guide below for more information.

Bank Notes from 1861:

The first type of currency issued by The Union Bank of Halifax was five pound bank notes dated as 1st September 1861.  Each note was signed by W.S. Sterling and J.A. Moren.  Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New-York printed the bank notes.  All of these notes are very rare today.
union halifax 1861

Bank Notes from 1870:

The Union Bank of Halifax issued four and five dollar bank notes dated as June 1st 1870.  These are very rare today.  The British American Bank Note Co. Montreal & Ottawa handled the printing duties.
union halifax 1870

Bank Notes fro 1871 – 1886:

Four, five, ten, and twenty dollar bank noted were issued by The Union Bank of Halifax between 1871 and 1886.  The exact dates are 1st July 1871, July 1st 1871, 1st July 1882, and May 1 1886.  Some of the various signers are W.S. Stirling, J.A. Moren, James A. Moren, E.L. Thorne, C.N.S. Strickland, and Wm. Robertson.  Notes were printed by the British American Bank Note Co.  The $5 bills from 1886 are the most “common” from the bank.  However, these are still only available in very limited quantities.  Everything else is prohibitively rare.
union halifax 1871

Bank Notes from 1900 – 1909:

Here is a listing of engraved dates and denomination issued by The Union Bank of Halifax:
April 1st 1900:  $5, $10, $20
Sept. 1st 1904:  $50, $100
May 1st 1909:  $5
Five and ten dollar bills from 1900 are known to be held by collectors.  All other denominations and years are very scarce.
union halifax 1900

Bank notes from Port of Spain, Trinidad

Starting in 1899, Canadian banks were allowed to issue money for bank branches in any British colony.  The Union Bank of Halifax established a location in Port of Spain, Trinidad and began issuing bank notes that were payable there.  These have the same designs as bank notes intended for circulation in Canada.  Trinidad notes are overstamped ‘Trinidad” in red and say “Payable At Port Of Spain, Trinidad.”  All of these are dated as Sept. 1st 1904.  Five, ten, twenty, fifty, and one hundred dollar bills were issued.  We would love the chance to buy any Trinidad bank note.
union halifax 1904


We buy all types of Canadian currency.  We are especially interested in bank notes from The Union Bank of Halifax Nova Scotia.  You might be surprised at how much money we can offer for some currency.  Send us an email with pictures of the front and back of your bank note and we will respond quickly with our offer.


Sample Bank Note Image:

Your piece of currency from The Union Bank of Halifax Nova Scotia could look similar to the one seen below.  All issued bank notes are rare from this institution.  Contact us for more value information.