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Immortality for $165
John A. Macdonald and Wilfrid Laurier were also the first leaders immortalized on publicly circulating bank notes. In 1935, the Bank of Canada issued a $500 note with Macdonald's portrait and a $1000 note with Laurier's. A series with Laurier, Macdonald, Mackenzie King, and Robert Borden was introduced in 1969, and their portraits still figure prominently on our $5, $10, $50, and $100 bills.