Helpful Hints to Organize Your Coin Collection

Coin-collecting is a wonderful pastime for anyone who is fond of these valuable pieces of art and history. Sometimes, it can be difficult to find a safe and appropriate place to put these valuable pieces in. Having all of your Canadian coins properly stored and organized is a guaranteed way to keep them in great condition for decades to come. You don’t want to use cheap containers or plastic boxes for your coins since these can damage them significantly. Instead, try cataloging or find an appropriate coin holder but make sure that the place where you are keeping them is…
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Canadian History Puzzle Coin from the Mint

When talking about must-haves, this puzzle set from the Royal Canadian Mint is something you shouldn’t miss out on. It looks back on Canada from 1866 to 1916 and paints a picture of the historical events that happened during that period. It is a masterful piece of art that represents all of the memorable elements of young Canada’s Dominion. Any numismatist who is a true patriot and a passionate collector will fall in love with the remarkable design followed by the story it proudly tells. You can pre-order your own by going to the Colonial Acres website, where they offer…
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Canada’s 50-cent Pure Gold Coin

Want to celebrate your pride and appreciation for Canada? The 50 cent coin is a remarkable masterpiece, representing the famous maple leaf and the National Flag of Canada, with the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse. It is a beautiful gold coin that any numismatist should strive to own. It rightly deserves to be displayed in a prominent spot among other coins in the collection. It illustrates the most important symbols of Canada, the ones that have the power to unite Canadians, wherever they might be in the world. The Royal Canadian Mint has once again shown their…
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14 Silver Coin Set of Canada’s Heraldic Emblems

It is no secret that the Royal Canadian Mint is one of the most advanced and groundbreaking minting institutions on the planet. As such, it has crafted and minted some of the most incredible, rare and interesting coin pieces in existence today. Another thing it is famous for is the fact that it rarely misses the opportunity to celebrate Canadian identity and national spirit. Such is also the case with the 2018 Heraldic Emblems of Canada Fine Silver 14-Coin Set. Keep reading to learn more about this remarkable collection of coins. What is Heraldry in the First Place? The term…
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Canadian Coins That Were Never Released

If you are a true numismatist, you surely wouldn’t want to miss out on a beautiful three-set piece by Emmanuel Hahn. This artist has previously come up with the concept for two silver dollars and is responsible for some of the popular designs that are still present on the coins of Canada today. The three-set piece is called “the coins that never were” and rightly so. Several interesting concepts that he offered for the new circulation coinage in 1936 were mostly laid off. Thanks to the Royal Canadian Mint, Hahn’s designs have finally seen the light of day on the…
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