PHOTOS Canada issues vertical $10 bill featuring civil rights icon

PHOTOS

Canada issues vertical $10 bill featuring civil rights icon

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21:44, November 20, 2018

A woman holds a vertical $10 dollar banknote featuring civil rights icon Viola Desmond in Toronto, Canada, November 19, 2018. (Photos: VCG)

The new vertical bill, which officially comes into circulation on Monday, is the first regularly circulating banknote featuring a Canadian woman.

Viola Desmond, whose portrait is on the front of the note, was a black woman in Canada who challenged racial segregation in 1940s. [Photo: VCG]

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