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Seth
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« Reply #15 on: June 10, 2005, 08:35:21 pm »

You think that's bad?

How about a 1979 $5 "33" test note?  One of those was entered on Where's Willy? a while ago.  Who knows, it could be rubber stamped and floating around in circulation too!   >:(

Back on topic, I once found a Journey $5, bad condition, s/n 1111911.   ::)

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« Reply #16 on: June 10, 2005, 11:45:37 pm »

Oops, I've just noted that in my previous post that I said that I missed an AZZ 20$ note.  Just a typo... Obviously, I meant AYZ... since the the higher prefix reported to date is AZM...:-[,




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« Reply #17 on: June 11, 2005, 06:37:01 pm »

Yesterday we received a mixed bundle of 100 new $10 notes at the bank. In the bundle I found FEP 6666626, FEP 6666667 and FEP 6666668.  :-[

Unfortunately the solid radar wasn't there. This is very frustrating. I will put those notes in the Traders corner section.

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« Reply #18 on: June 22, 2005, 01:01:18 am »

Isn't that the way it always goes, you spend your whole life looking for unique serial numbers, solid serial numbers, radars, ladder notes, 10 millionth note or the first note in a new prefix, etc... And most of these notes fall into the hands of people who don't give a rat's ass about banknotes or special serial numbers and they just get spent. Or those special notes just get heavily circulated over time and end of getting destroyed by the BOC, never reaching a collector's hand?
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« Reply #19 on: June 22, 2005, 11:07:35 am »

I wonder what really happens to these notes.

Since Phil works at a bank, he obviously is high in the chain of who touches these notes first. So if the solid note he referred to was missing from the bundle, someone above him has already taken it out.

Would this make sense? Would it be the mint, and why would they do this?
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« Reply #20 on: July 03, 2005, 08:27:28 pm »

Just got a $20 0099917
closest ive ever been to finding one.

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« Reply #21 on: July 04, 2005, 04:19:25 am »

I have got from the taxi driver!!!

HOC9399999


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« Reply #22 on: July 04, 2005, 11:15:24 am »

I found HOC9333939 from a Black's photoshop. How's that for disappointing?  :'(

I found BEK8605067 insert in my change a few days ago. It's in G condition.
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« Reply #23 on: July 04, 2005, 06:41:19 pm »

Note to Sid-63: All due respect, no one at the mint would have removed a solid-numbered note from a bundle. The mint makes coins. Notes are produced by security printers. This post is intended in a constructive way, not to disparage sid-63.
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« Reply #24 on: July 05, 2005, 12:56:42 pm »

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The mint makes coins.
You are correct. But where does this elusive note end up then?

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This post is intended in a constructive way, not to disparage sid-63.
Thanks for the feedback, no problem.    ;)
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« Reply #25 on: July 05, 2005, 02:31:29 pm »

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But where does this elusive note end up then?
The path that notes take is as follows...
1. BABN or CBN security printers. (Notes are printed, cut and packaged)
2. Brinks/Securicor/etc. (Notes are in transportation)
3. Bank of Canada, Ottawa. (Notes are counted and repackaged)
4. Brinks/Securicor/etc. (Notes are in transportation)
5. Bank of Canada Regional Offices***, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax, etc. (Notes are held for distribution to banks local to that office)
6. Brinks/Securicor/etc. (Notes are in transportation)
7. ATMs, Banks, Stores, etc. (Notes are considered to be in circulation)

So you see, there are many opportunities for people to rifle through stacks of notes. The Royal Canadian Mint does not get involved with banknotes at all. The coins produced by the Mint are transported from Winnipeg and Ottawa to the BoC regional offices and only meet up with notes at step 5 above.

I may have unintentionally included some errors in my above listing of the path that money takes to enter circulation, but the above is my best interpretation of the events.

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« Reply #26 on: July 05, 2005, 04:30:27 pm »

Thanks Brent...didn't know this. Interesting.

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ATMs, Banks, Stores, etc. (Notes are considered to be in circulation)

So now a new question.
When we deem a note to be in "Uncirculated" condition, how is this possible if it is "circulated" from our banks?
Do we stop short of categoriziing a note "uncirculated" for both condition and means of obtaining?
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« Reply #27 on: July 08, 2005, 04:37:20 am »

Uncirculated applies to condition.  I see no shortage of instances when cashiers take a brand new stack of bills into their till, and when they need to give one to their customer, they ruffle it up to make it easier to handle.  Even though that bill has never been "circulated" as it was fresh out of a stack, its condition has just been reduced to VF.

Marc :)
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« Reply #28 on: July 15, 2005, 07:48:48 pm »



Close, but no stoggie.....

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« Reply #29 on: August 17, 2005, 01:51:52 am »

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My mother has a 1973 Scenes of canada 1$ with the serial numbers 8284828 so close

You do know that is a radar note, correct?

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