Week 5 B -Graphics, Typography & Package Design

Week Ten Graphics, Typography & Package Design

4. Stamps and Currency

4.22. 100 Dollar Bill, Exploration/Innovation Series, Sir Robert Borden (on front) Canada, 2004

Bank Note Design for Security


Counterfeiting Prevention
Bank Note Security Features
Canadian Journey Series $100 Note

There are numerous security features that help identify a genuine Canadian bank note. Here are some key features of the $100 note:

All security features for this note:

-Holographic Stripe
-See-Through Number
-Windowed Security Thread
-Raised Print (Intaglio)

"Over the next five years all of Canada's paper money will be replaced with new bills. Each new note will keep the same person on the front, with new "themes" for the reverse of each bill:-
$5 Children at Play - children playing hockey outdoors (Sir Wilfrid Laurier on the front)
$10 Remembrance and Peacekeeping - veterans, children and peacekeepers paying tribute (Sir John A. Macdonald on the front)
$20 Arts and Culture - the artwork of renowned Canadian artist Bill Reid (Queen Elizabeth II on the front)
$50 Nation Building - the accomplishments of the Famous Five and Thérèse Casgrain (William Lyon Mackenzie King on the front)
$100 Exploration and Innovation - historic and satellite maps of Canada (Sir Robert Borden on the front) "