Scenes of Canada Paper Money from 1969-1979

‘The Scenes of Canada’ contain 7 pieces and each of them is special in its own way. What makes this particular series exquisite is its colour. It is quite pleasing to just look at this multicoloured series and see how the geometric patterns on them twist and sway around the edges. To learn more about Canadian paper money and this particular series, keep on reading. The $1 note Originally issued in June 1974 and printed by both British American Bank Note Company and Canadian Bank Note Company Ltd. The back of the note features a tugboat on the Ottawa River…
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Royal Canadian Mint Releases New Coin: 2019 Year of the Pig

As winter days come around, we start feeling festive since we become aware that the holiday season is almost here. Of course, one of everyone’s favourite holidays is New Year’s Eve. This is the night we are looking forward to and many of us even start questioning ourselves whether the current year has been productive enough and whether we have realized all the plans we made a year ago. In addition to this, we are also trying to find the best presents for our loved ones. In case you have run out of ideas, we are here to help you…
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Avoid Cleaning your Collector Coins, Here’s Why?

If you collect some of the valuable coins of Canada, then you know that taking good care of them is crucial for their longevity. If you happen to have some very old coins, especially ones which were in circulation, cleaning them is something many believe should be done in order to get rid of all the impurities. But you don’t want to use products or methods of cleaning that might potentially ruin your coins. That is why cleaning your coins is not always advised, or if absolutely required, best left to an experienced professional. Continue reading to learn why you…
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How a Coin Collecting Hobby can Become a Valuable Investment

Even if coin collecting might just be a hobby of yours, thinking about investing in your collection will turn out to be a solid plan for the future. Whether you wish to pass it down later on or not, investing in something that you’re dedicated to and enjoy doing is always a pleasurable way to profit from. So, look at your hobby as something that will rise in value even more one day and become a great way to invest in your future. Due to their value, 50-cent Canadian coins are sought-after the most; in fact, the rarer they are…
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Historical Coin Find in Yukon, Canada

Wherever there is a modern infrastructure project underway, history starts to creep up. As workers were constructing a new trail in the small border town of Dawson City, one of them stumbled upon a sack of 19th-century coins buried into the ground. According to archeologists, their origin was traced back to the Klondike Gold Rush, a period between 1896-1899 when many prospectors ventured there once Yukon’s gold mines were discovered. Keep reading to know more about these and many other coins of Canada. How rare are they? Coins are not among the most common discoveries at archeological sites. Since they…
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