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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A Perfect Stocking Stuffer – 3D Snowball Fight 50 Cent Coin

With winter holidays fast approaching, you might be wondering what would be the perfect gift for a loved one. You want something special that’s going to surprise and delight the recipient no matter their age. Well, there’s one gift idea for the holidays that is sure to thrill anyone: the 3D Snowball Fight coin. This Canadian coin features a wonderful depiction of children in high spirits playing in the snow. It is truly a perfect stocking stuffer and something to display during the holiday season. This Canadian piece has a 50 cent coin value and a lively and colourful design…
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The Bumble Bee and the Bloom: Rare Canadian Coin with Ingenious Design

Are you searching for an innovative and rare Canadian coin to add to your collection? Maybe you wish to display a coin that will wow almost anyone who happens to catch a glimpse of it. Well, the Royal Canadian Mint has come up with an interactive coin that actually changes its appearance when tilted. It is the Bumble Bee and the Bloom silver coin with an ingenious design. This unique piece features the gold-plated bee on a rose gold-plated flower. The coin represents Alberta’s floral emblem, the prickly wild rose and the most widespread species of bees in Canada, the…
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Royal Canadian Mint Releases Coins to Honour SS Princess Sophia Victims

Throughout history, there have been many events we should always remember. Some of them brought joy, like tearing down the Berlin Wall, while others are mentioned even today as the greatest tragedies of all time. One of them happens to be the sinking of the Princess Sophia. This was a dreadful event during which many lives were lost with no reported survivors. In the honour of the Princess Sophia and the people who died on it, the Royal Canadian Mint has made a coin that commemorates the 100 anniversary of this tragedy. The Lethal Vanderbilt Reef This reef is actually…
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