Province of Upper Canada Two Dollar Army Bill- 1814
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- This is a two dollar Province of Upper Canada Army bill from 1814. Initially, the government of Lower Canada issued £250,000 in dollar denominations and later on raised it to £1.5 million. These bills were accepted in both Upper and Lower Canada. This currency would have been used to pay troops and to buy provisions during the War of 1812-1814. Following the war, these bills were redeemed in full.
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- March 1814
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- Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
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- Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
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