Ask Colonial Acres: Consignment 101

If you happen to be a coin collector and are thinking about selling more than several coin pieces or perhaps your entire collection, it can be a difficult process. This goes especially if you’re inexperienced in selling coins, which means you could easily be tricked. Another possibility is that you don’t end up selling most or all of your coins at the right price, which creates a big problem if the reason for liquidating your collection is to get some quick funds. This is where consigning your collection or pieces to an experienced dealer like Colonial Acres can greatly come…
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Everything You Need To Know About Coin Flips

Coin flips are small plastic, Mylar or PVC pockets that fold in half and are designed to hold coins. They usually measure five centimetres when folded, but can be found in an array of other different dimensions. A dealer or collector will typically take a coin and put it in the pocket on one side of the flip, and use a small piece of card or paper known as an insert to put in the other pocket to help identify the coin. In addition to coin flips, coin rolls in Canada are also considered a good way to store your…
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The Gold Rush Continues: Buy Bullion At Colonial

Precious metals can offer a great hedge against the volatility of investment markets in the long term. This is crucial information when it comes to looking at which investment strategy is right for you and when diversifying an existing investment portfolio to mitigate against risk. Narrowing your decision down to buying gold bullion or silver bullion bars or coins becomes a logical next step as gold continues to gain in today’s markets. The Popularity Of Gold & Silver Gold and silver bullion are the two most traded commodities that professional investors look to. The familiarity of these two precious metals…
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Appealing Paper Money From Around the World

Going to a country you’ve never been to before can be an exciting experience. Tourists on average have with them a limited amount of money they’re willing to spend. Collecting banknotes is a hobby many have taken up. Once you see a few of the following, you might want to start adding them to your collection of paper money in Canada: Bermuda’s $2 Bill Switzerland 50 Franc England’s £10 Note Faroe Islands’ 1000 Kronur Note 50 Dollar Polymer Trinidad and Tobago Note Bermuda’s $2 Bill This excellent note is a favourite among collectors for its artistic value and colourful style….
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Coin Collecting: Finding That Unique Gift

A coin set can be a unique and refreshing gift that one can treasure and value for years to come. Coin collectors have a great interest in countless coins and sets, many of which are purchased as gifts rather than collectable pieces. If you are struggling with choosing the perfect present for that special someone, but aren’t looking to gift them flowers that will wilt after a few days, you should definitely consider opting for a rare and affordable coin set. If you need inspiration, here are some interesting collections that are available from Colonial Acres Coins: 2018 Canada Baby…
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