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Topic: Fake walrus toonies  (Read 284 times)
Seth
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« on: January 13, 2022, 12:54:11 pm »


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Just Bank Notes
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« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2022, 09:48:12 am »

Good post Seth - this is funny!

Looking at the front of the coin (token?) in the police photo, I see it uses a Z instead of a 2.  So does this make it a "Zoonie"? :D

Here is a fun fact: when the Bank of Canada was creating the Bird Series of bank notes; it actually began as a Canadian wildlife series with moose etc.  An early essay for the $2 bank note featured a Walrus!

Was this Zoonie design intentional or a coincidence?

Cheers,
JBN
« Last Edit: January 14, 2022, 09:50:24 am by Just Bank Notes »
AJG
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« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2022, 12:26:18 pm »

Plus the "S" in "DOLLARS" is actually a "D".  Elizabeth II's name is changed to Elizabeth I-I, and the portrait looks more like a male.

Hopefully whoever is responsible for these phony toonies gets a well-deserved prison sentence, though if he gets sentenced, he might seek bail - because nobody wants to be in jail for a long time.
 

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