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2001-2004 Series, Canadian Journey

$100

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2004 Canadian \$100 Bank Note


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2004 Canadian \$100 Bank Note


Description of thematic design features
Issue date: 17 March 2004
Size: 152.4 x 69.85 mm (6.0 x 2.75 inches)
Predominant colour: Brown

 

Front
Date on bank note: 2004
Signatures: Left - W.P. Jenkins
Right - D.A. Dodge
Portrait: The portrait and watermark on the $100 note are of Sir Robert Laird Borden, Canada's prime minister from 1911 to 1920. Borden led the country during the First World War and successfully promoted Canadian interests during the treaty negotiations that followed it. In the realm of international affairs, Prime Minister Borden enhanced Canada's diplomatic reputation and status as a sovereign nation.
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Scene: Exploration and innovation

The themes of exploration and innovation are illustrated with images of Canadian achievements in cartography and communications. A map of Canada created by Samuel de Champlain in 1632 is paired with a birchbark canoe. There is a satellite image of the country and depictions of Radarsat-1 (a satellite) and a telecommunications antenna. An excerpt from Miriam Waddington's poem, "Jacques Cartier in Toronto," and its French translation by Christine Klein-Lataud, summarizes humanity's eternal quest for discovery.

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2001-04 series $5 - upgraded 2001-04 series $5 2001-04 series $10 - upgraded 2001-04 series $10 - original 2001-04 series $20 2004 $50 2004 $100

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