Topic: GHD - M-P BoC confirmed High of 4900999 - ??  (Read 4060 times)
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« on: July 14, 2015, 07:02:51 pm »

I have been trying to wrap my head around the BoC confirmed high of 4,900,999 for M-P GHD.

The thing that I am not able to understand is how the high number accommodates 45 notes per sheet with all positions printed in every sheet printed.

Simply put if all notes to the high of 4,900,999 are printed then there would have to be:

4,901,000 notes printed.

If every sheet is to have 45 notes the total number of notes printed divided by 45 should result in an integer. However 4,901,000 divided by 45 is not an integer. 

From my own analysis it seems that GHC was printed with 200 skip numbering.

Any ideas on what might be happening with GHD?

I am asking this question since I am wondering if one of the possibilities is that not all notes have been printed in the range of 0 to 4,900,999.

Wonder what paper money would say if it could talk?
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« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2015, 08:12:26 pm »

Making no attempt to comment on the numbering of notes, one should keep in mind that the changeovers provided often reflect the first and last notes provided to the Bank of Canada as fit for issue.  In other words, it is possible that the last notes printed were never issued, perhaps into the thousands of notes.

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