Finding Unique Canadian Paper Money at Colonial Auctions

Auctions for coin and paper money collectors are a great opportunity to get a hold of valuable and unique pieces. There are plenty of impressive paper bills that stand out for their design and artistic expression, most of which you can get at these numismatic events. Reoccurring auctions are a common thing at Colonial Acres where you can find plenty of hot-selling collectibles that you simply shouldn’t miss out on. There’s no doubt that you’ll find something to your liking and be able to put your bid in. With a wide variety of collectible pieces on offer at the auction,…
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Pure Silver Gold Plated Superman Sculpture Coin Released

The Royal Canadian Mint has once again come up with an incredible design that collectors worldwide are raving about. This time, they have exceeded all expectations with the introduction of a gold-plated, silver Superman coin. The world-famous superhero is skilfully carved following the exclusive and original concept by the famous Canadian comic book artist, Jason Fabok. The combination of gold and silver gives the whole piece a rich look and instantly captivates anyone who catches even a glimpse of it. You just can’t ignore the beauty of this Canadian coin and the figure of Superman confidently protruding from the surface….
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Unique Canadian Silver Dollar Coins are the Perfect Christmas Gift

When Christmas time comes along, the question we most often ask ourselves is ‘What to buy as a Christmas gift’. Investing in rare, beautifully crafted silver coins can be one very creative idea. If you go even further and opt to gift someone a Canadian silver dollar, not only will you have bought a valuable keepsake, but you’ll have shown you have great taste at the same time. Read on to learn more about some great gift ideas for Christmas or any other occasion that will signal your thoughtfulness and a keen eye for detail. Here are just some ideas:…
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Canadian Coasts 3 Silver Coin Set from the Mint

Combining the Pacific, Arctic, and Atlantic, Canada is a country with the longest coastline in the world. In order to celebrate such beauty, the Royal Canadian Mint has come up with a lovely set in appreciation of these coasts and the creatures that inhabit them. The 3 coin set consists of square-shaped pieces with different designs and stories about Canadian coasts. All three coins are made out of silver and display some finely-engraved gold-plated images. Read on if you’re interested to know more about the design details for each of the three coins: Pacific Sunset Just as the name of…
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The Royal Canadian Mint Releases Special Silver Dollar Coin

Canadian waters are home to over 50 species of whales. Thankfully, there is a great deal of whale watching sites where you can really appreciate the beauty of these magnificent marine mammals. The Royal Canadian Mint in collaboration with Dave Zachary decided to create a beautiful coin to celebrate these creatures. The result is a unique piece with a soapstone sculpture of a whale’s tail. It has a 50 dollar face value and a wide diameter to hold the carved model. It comes nicely packaged making it a perfect gift as well. Read on to find out all the details…
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