Topic: La Banque Nationale  (Read 5760 times)
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« on: December 05, 2013, 12:40:46 am »

After several years of  working  on other projects I am now resuming my accumulation of images of notes of the charterd banks, beginning at letter N and I have a question about the 1870  $4 and $6  notes  of La Banque Nationale.  My  old  Charlton said these two notes had green backs[  but the B of C currency collection images show plain (unprinted) backs.  Was Charlton wrong?  Do the circulated notes indeed have plain backs???  Thanks fo the help.
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« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2013, 07:57:20 am »

The circulated notes have plain backs on the 1870 $4. I do not have the $6 note.  The 7th edition book lists the $4 as having a plain back and the $6 a green back.
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« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2013, 12:48:20 pm »

The $6 back is correctly described as "plain", which means it is not printed.  The "Colour:  green" line is meaningless and should be expunged.  It seems to be a relic from an incompletely implemented correction to an earlier edition.  The $20, $50 and $100 following do have backs with green printing on them.

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