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Nova Scotia License Plates

Stickers

11 - black on magenta

12 - black on yellow

13 - blue on white

14 - green on tan

15 - white on red

16 - white on black

Standard Passenger Plates

Passenger

GGV 048
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No DQ-, EI-, or FK- series. EQA - EQZ series omitted.

Dave Fraser informs us that Nova Scotia is now using the same Waldale dies that are in use on Alberta, Prince Edward Island, and Mississippi plates. These plates also differ from the originals in that they have debossed borders, and do not have embossed sticker boxes. The new type began at least by the FAE series. Another difference is that the new dies do not obscure the Bluenose schooner at all.

High with old dies: FAD 726 2012-12-07 Brent Morton

Low with new dies: FAE 002 2012-10-21 Brent Morton

Brent Morton - 2 Sep ’18

Non-passenger Plates

Antique Auto

H210
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A prefix started Spring 2009 after # 9999 issued.

Brent Morton - 19 Aug ’15

Camper

36-915
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All-embossed blue on white. The dash separator is actually the provincial shield. New dies and debossed border began around the 35-000 series.

Brent Morton - 5 Jul ’15

Commercial

48-950-D
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For commercial vehicles and transit buses.

Brent Morton - 6 Sep ’18

Dealer

D-21130
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Brent Morton - 20 May ’14

Firefighter

CWA4
FF
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"FD" Fire Dept. logo on left

Brent Morton - 30 Jul ’14

Handicapped

8M-11
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Brent Morton - 31 Oct ’15

Moped

4100
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Recently issued on the 74 base.

Dave Fraser - 1 Apr ’09

Motorcycle

181623
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Motorcycle plates have been downsized from 5"x8" to 4"x7". Plates are still fully embossed and use the same Waldale number dies used on New Brunswick motorcycle plates. It appears that the new type began at 125001.

Brent Morton - 31 Oct ’15

Motorcycle - Handicapped

0P-19
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Embossed wheelchair logo to left of registration number.

Series began at 0P-01.

David Fraser - 15 Aug ’15

PRP

PR37245
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Red on yellow, smaller PR prefix (not stacked), "OPEN FOR BUSINESS" slogan on original issues, but changed to "APPORTIONED" around PR26000 range. Lowest observed - PR26703. First issued in 1995.

Stéphane Loysel - 5 Aug ’15

Search and Rescue

AMT9
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SAR stacked on right. Graphic of compass on left. "Volunteer" on bottom.

Brent Morton - 4 Aug ’12

Semi-Trailer

PT
7-38-11
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Red on yellow, stacked PT prefix, "OPEN FOR BUSINESS" slogan. First issued in 1995.

- 12 Sep ’18

Trailer

T391-401
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Black on yellow

T339-643 is the first Trailer plate seen with the Mississippi alpha numeral dies (Jan. 18 '12). Plate also has debossed border.

Brent Morton - 30 Nov ’15

Used Car Dealer

U1-4235
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Brent Morton - 12 Dec ’14

Used Car Dealer

U1-4145
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Brent Morton - 26 Jul ’14

Volunteer Firefighter

DHC8
VFF
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"FD" Fire Dept. logo on left

Brent Morton - 22 Apr ’14

Specialty Plates

Acadian

FBD55
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Dave Fraser advises there are big gaps in what has been issued, as small quantities of plates are sent to RMV offices throughout the Province.

Brent Morton - 8 Jun ’15

Buy Local

LAF43
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Started at LAA01.

Brent Morton - 31 Oct ’15

Conservation

PCD51
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Brent Morton - 2 Sep ’18

Veteran

AKZ71
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Stéphane Loysel - 7 Aug ’12