A Massive Coin Hunt is on in the US!

For the annual Nationwide Coin Week this year, top collectors and coin dealers will be celebrating a massive first of its kind coin hunt. Dubbed the “Great American Coin Hunt’, coin dealers will release into circulation thousands of collectible outdated coins.   Firstly, a private dealer has revealed that coin dealers from around the country are planning to have collectible coins in circulation. The planned event is called the “Great America Coin Hunt” by Rob Oberth. According to Oberth, dealers will be seeding thousands of antique coins from the 19th century along with pocket change. These vintage coins scheduled for circulation…
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Golden Gift of Friendship – Pure Silver Gold Plated Coin with Pandas

Friendship is a wonderful part of the human experience. When people find common interests and simply bond with others, emotional and psychological benefits are immeasurable. Friends indicate their affection for each other through many means. One such method is gift-giving. But sometimes it can be difficult to find that perfect gift for a friend. Silver bullion coins make perfect friendship tokens and Royal Canadian Mint has successfully crafted the perfect coin for this purpose. For the coin, they have managed to masterfully intertwine Asian culture with Canadian culture to produce a coin that works perfectly as a keepsake gift for…
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Keeping Your Canadian Paper Money Preserved for Years

Many individuals engaged in the fascinating hobby of collecting paper money, are aware of the delicacies and how quickly they can deteriorate over time. Mishandling, fading, fungus, insect damage and foxing (paper turning yellow) can really cause your paper money collection to deteriorate quickly.  If you are a collector of paper money, there are steps you can take to prevent them from deteriorating.  Here are some tips on how you can maintain your hobby and keep your precious Canadian paper money safe as you continue your quest to add more to your collection. How to Keep Your Bank Notes Safe…
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Heading to Your First Coin Show? Here’s What to Expect!

When an avid coin collector walks into a coin show, magic happens. They are dazzled by rows upon rows of displays, showing the most unique and precious souvenirs in the country. But this environment can also be overwhelming for first-time attendees or budding coin enthusiasts. Coin shows are held around the country and the US. Canadian coin dealers turn up prepared to wow prospective customers with their impressive collections. If you are a fan of these valuable collectibles, then you should be in attendance at these shows. Here are some tips for what to expect at your first coin show!…
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Have You Ever Wondered Why It’s Called A Dollar?

Money is often taken for granted, even though it is used every day and facilitates much of the activities that occur around the world. But there is more to this medium of exchange than meets the eye. Canadian mint coins and paper currencies, for example, all fall under the umbrella name Canadian dollar. Have you ever wondered how the term ‘dollar’ came into being though? To find the answer, you’d have to take a journey through the disciplines of etymology and history Money Through the Ages Before money became a tool for making purchases, people engaged in a system called…
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