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AZ
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I agree, the $1 and $2 notes will flop because they will not circulate. It needs to be one of the current denominations, ideally the $5. The BOC could release existing $5 designs with a small commemorative overprint, similarly to what is being planned for the $20 commemorative notes this fall. These notes should not require any changes to the software in ATMs or any other banknote-reading equipment, they will still stand out and, most importantly, they will circulate, giving everyone a chance to find one of these notes for face value.
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A precedent for 2017????
There is a new $150 note in Hong Kong celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC).
Wouldn't it be great to have a $150 bill to celebrate the 150th birthday of Canada in 2017??? 




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Wouldn't it be great to have a $150 bill to celebrate the 150th birthday of Canada in 2017???

The $150 note has my support for a couple reasons. 
1) It is far more a correlation between Canada's 150th birthday &
2) Maybe it will get some people to exchange a few of these commemorative $150 notes for their old 1954, multicolour or Birds $20(s), $50(s) & $100(s) they've got stashed away in the SDB.  That might mean some of us collectors could snag a "find"  :D
 

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