The hidden date for this stamp can be found in the bottom-right corner.
This issue of stamps in higher values continues to depict scenes of Canadian interest from coast to coast.
The statue of Samuel de Champlain on Dufferin Terrace in Quebec appears in the foreground, with the St. Lawrence River and a shipping scene in the background. This stamp commemorated one of the greatest explorers, whose achievements meant so much in the opening of the New World. The monument was erected in 1898.