Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates 110th Year with new Silver Coin

For 110 years, the Royal Canadian Mint has been providing beautiful commemorative coins for all passionate Canadian numismatists. There’s a wide variety of rare, old and valuable coins skilfully designed by talented artists and then carefully minted by the Royal Canadian Mint. The Mint has a long and turbulent history, from its humble beginnings as a mere refinery, through a lot of milestones, and today continuously sets standards for other minting facilities to follow. With the introduction of a silver coin that celebrates the Mint and all of its achievements, you are able to get a hold of the special…
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NHL Original Six Series: Doug Gilmour Pure Silver Coin

Canadian hockey teams can brag about many extraordinary players, both past and present. Not only do players captivate our imaginations, but they also earn their place in the Hockey Hall of Fame because of their amazing skills. One such player is Doug Gilmour – winner of countless trophies and amassing 1,414 points during a career that lasted 20 years. In order to honour him, the Royal Canadian Mint has made a coin that features Doug’s image. Read on to learn more about this spectacular coin. A Hockey Player with a Long and Storied Career When Doug Gilmour first joined the…
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Helpful Hints to Grow Your Canadian Paper Money Collection

Are you fond of collecting Canadian paper money, but aren’t exactly sure where to find great specimens to add to your collection? Well, many collectors out there are wondering the same thing. This hobby has proven to be a great way to preserve valuable items that can be studied by others in the future, which is why collectors are very important. People can learn a lot about a country’s history solely by its paper money and that is why collections can be crucial for different types of research. So, when it comes to expanding your own collection, you’ll be thrilled…
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Big Coin Series – Pure Silver Canadian Dollar

If you would like to enrich your coin collection with a symbol of Canadian spirit, this Canadian silver dollar is exactly what you are looking for. Of course, this can also be a nice present if you know a numismatist who is also a patriot. What is particularly interesting about this coin is the fact that it can also be had as a part of the Big Coin Series. There are six coins at your disposal and each of them has an iconic design and depicts a certain Canadian symbol. All of them can be found at Colonial Acres- you…
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Learn More about the Special Lenticular Christmas 50 Cent Coins

The technology that was used to produce printed images reached a new level with lenticular printing. This means that lenticular lenses are used to produce images with the ability to change or move as it is viewed from a different angle. This is exactly how each and every lenticular Canadian 50 cent coin value was produced. They are different not only because of the vibrant colours or how they are produced but also because there are different illustrations on them depicting Christmas. The obverse of all these coins features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, though this side…
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