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This article expands on the ONA Educational Symposium talk from the 2021 Convention. This article dives deeper into the Vertical Banknote series that entered circulation in 2018. The article also examines the symbolism of the $10 Viola Desmond banknote and makes some predictions about the forthcoming $5. Collectors are introduced to the ideas of signature combination varieties, changeover notes, and grade rarity.

Published as "In Search of Bill: An Introduction to Banknote Collecting Part 2" in The Ontario Numismatist, Volume 62, March-April 2023, pages 43-45, by the Ontario Numismatic Association.

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