Proper Storage Supplies for your Coin Collection

When you dedicate your pastime to collecting and organizing valuable Canadian coins, you definitely want to find proper storage to keep them in top condition for years to come. There are numerous storage boxes and holders to choose from, the key is to avoid soft plastic because of the risk of PVC damage and folders that can’t be neatly closed since coins will easily fall out. Some of the great storage options include coin capsules, albums, cardboard boxes, slabs or flips. There are many more options to choose from, depending on the type of the collection you own and how…
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Royal Canadian Mint: Thirteen Teachings from Grandmother Moon Collection

For the Anishinaabe people, Grandmother Moon is a central figure. She is ever-present and she makes 13 appearances throughout the year. Grandmother Moon’s intention is to watch over Mother Earth’s children and to light up their paths. Because of her importance to the Anishinaabe people, the Royal Canadian Mint has decided to make 13 coins in her honour- one for each of her appearances. In case you would like to add them to your valuable collection, you can easily order some of them or even the whole set. Just be quick about it since the mintage is limited. Little Spirit…
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Tips to Selling Rare Collectible Coins

Keeping in mind the time and dedication it takes to collect rare Canadian coins, every numismatist should strive to gain insight into the exact value of those collectibles. So, if you decide to sell your coins one day, knowing how much you can earn from a single coin or perhaps the entire collection is a great start to collecting. Collectors would be wise to learn about several tips and tricks to keep the coins in good condition so that they can eventually sell for more. Also, a very important step when you’re considering selling coins is to get them appraised…
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What Does the Future Hold for Paper Money?

The concept of money has existed in many forms over the course of human history. We use it today for a number of different purposes, among which are the most basic essentials such as food and shelter and this is precisely the reason why it has great value for us. Naturally, as time and technology advances, the forms of money also change. People are starting to rely more and more on the electronic form specifically, which is, to be honest, quite complex. Fortunately for those who prefer using paper money, you do not have to worry – it will stay…
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A Look at the Royal Canadian Mint’s Armistice Poppy Gold Coin

If you take a closer look at any Canadian coin, you’ll notice a common trait that all of them share – they all strike a feeling of awe when you see them for the first time. Every single one of these coins, no matter how rare, old or valuable it may be, holds a very special symbol that gives it meaning. On some pieces it is an animal, on others, it may be a person or event and some even have flowers that symbolize important occasions or historical milestones. The latter is exactly the case when it comes to the…
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