Canada P-101Ab / 5 Dollars 2008 – UNC




Issued by Bank of Canada / Banque du Canada
Issue 2001-2011 Issue
Size 152 x 70 mm
Printer British American International Inc., Ottawa, (Canada) – BAII
Watermark Portrait of Sir Henry Charles Wilfrid Laurier
Security features Bilingual denomination, coat of arms and bilingual bank name (on the obverse) fluorescing under ultraviolet light. Consecutively running black horizontal serial numbers on the reverse. Iridescent maple leaves that  shift from a matte to shiny gold when the note is tilted.
Signatures Paul Jenkins / Mark Joseph Carney
Obverse Sir Wilfrid Laurier (1841-1919) – Prime Minister of Canada in 1896-1911. The West Block of Canadian Parliament building. The Arms of Canada (French: Armoiries du Canada), also known as the Royal Coat of Arms of Canada or formally as the Arms of Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada (French: Armoiries de Sa Majesté la Reine du chef du Canada). The official coat of arms of the Canadian monarch and thus also of Canada (since 1921). Canadian flag in the background. Maple leaves.
Reverse Children at play in winter sports, such as ice hockey, skating and tobogganing. Excerpt from “Le Chandail de Hockey” (“The Hockey Sweater”) by Canadian novelist Roch Carrier.