Canadian Coin Celebrates First Non-Stop Transatlantic Flight

Modern travel has definitely evolved to great heights… literally. Air travel was, for a long time, considered the imaginative musings of dreamers until it became reality. Afterwards, the question became, how far can one aircraft fly successfully? This led to the pushing of boundaries and subsequently the first transatlantic flight which took place in 1919. It is this tremendous feat that’s commemorated by the 1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin produced by the Royal Canadian Mint.  Today, this commemorative treasure sits invitingly among Canadian coins for sale at Colonial Acres, waiting for savvy and lucky collectors to grasp its timeless…
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As Countries Move Away from Paper Money, Are Canadians Following?

A couple of decades ago a cashless economy seemed like a fantastic idea that only belonged in science fiction, but today it is a reality that exists in many countries and one that others, like Canada, are moving towards. If the trend continues, Canadian paper money may soon become rarities. The journey away from cash started in the 19th century with the advent of the use of wire transfers, the only alternative to cash.  This was predominantly used by large commercial entities and very wealthy individuals. Alternative payment methods such as credit and debit cards emerged on the commerce front…
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10oz Pure Silver Gold Plated Coin Featuring Work of Robert Bateman

Coin collectors and enthusiasts everywhere, stop what you are doing and take note! Prepare to be awed and inspired as Royal Canadian mint, providers of high quality, authentic Canadian coins, presents to you the king of the jungle in regal form as a spectacular souvenir pure silver, gold plated coin. This coin is a true gem, standing out among others and offering you the very rare opportunity to grasp greatness right in the middle of your palms.  About the Artist The artwork on the reverse of this coin is the product of renowned Canadian artist Robert Bateman. Bateman specializes in…
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Royal Canadian Mint Honours Mother of Confederation, Queen Victoria

Born on May 24, 1819, Victoria became queen at age 18 after the death of her uncle William IV on June 20, 1837.  She immediately became popular. After her coronation on June 28, 1838, Victoria’s popularity continued to grow because of her full participation in court balls and other types of royal events. She had a deep interest in colonialism, which earmarked a new era not only for the monarchy but also for the development and expansion of British colonies. In redefining the monarchy, Queen Victoria has left many traditions which are still with us today.   Today, her influence is…
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Risks of Investing in Silver Bullion

When individuals decide to get involved in investing, they must be prepared to face the risks involved. While many persons are aware of the risks, they nonetheless are willing to take the chance. For years, the general thought for many is that it’s safe to invest in gold and silver bullion. Why? They believe that these will not depreciate in value regardless of what’s happening to the economy. However, while there are no foolproof investments, investing in gold and silver is less risky when compared with other commodities.   Risk Factors of Silver The primary disadvantage of investing in silver bullion…
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