- Canadian chartered bank notes
The Canadian chartered bank notes were paper money issued between 1817 and 1944 by private Canadian banks known as chartered banks.
Notes were issued in a variety of different denominations, including 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 20, 25, 40, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 dollars. After 1871, the smallest denomination allowed was 4 dollars, raised to 5 dollars in 1880. Until 1935, the chartered banks were the only source of larger denominated notes for circulation in Canada. In 1935, the
bank of Canadabegan issuing a full range of denominations. Issues by the chartered banks were prohibited in 1944.
The following is a list of banks and the periods during which they issued notes. The end dates are the final dates appearing on notes, which may have circulated for some time after.
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Canadian banknote issuers
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