First Canadian Coin in the Second World War Battlefront Series

The Royal Canadian Mint has issued a re-release second mintage of the Battle of Britain Silver Coin. This is a traditional coin minted as part of the Second World War Battlefront Series. The series goal is commemorating Canadian participation during the Second World War. It is one of the most patriotic series on the Royal Canadian Mints’ collection. If you are looking to add a historically charged piece to your personal collection and wish to use one of the most trusted Canadian coin dealers, Colonial Acres is your premier choice. Read more. The Battle of Britain Silver Coin The Second…
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Silver Bullion – Understanding the Value of Your Coins

Coin collecting can be a very profitable and rewarding hobby, unfortunately, there are many ways in which a collector can be scammed out of their money. Due to the subjectivity of price and value, many dishonest traders try to sell fake coins, with missing certification or falsified documents to make money. Because of this, it is important to be well informed about the kinds of coins you are looking to collect, whether you’re looking for silver bullion coins or small bronze pennies. One of the best resources you can use to determine the value of your coins is to work…
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Canadian Paper Money – 1920 $5 Home Bank of Canada Note

The 1920 five dollar bill issued by the Home Bank of Canada, which was believed to not be part of any personal collection, has now resurfaced among the circles of numismatists. The only other known copy of this note is being held at the National Currency Collection of The Bank of Canada. Continue reading for more details about this extraordinary numismatic masterpiece. Home Bank of Canada Notes The Home Bank of Canada was established in 1903 but only existed until 1923, when the last notes marked with that name were issued. This is why there is very little Canadian paper…
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Old Chinese Coin Found in the Canadian Yukon Wilderness

In December 2011, a Canadian found a rather rare Chinese coin while trekking through the Yukon wilderness. This is a historic discovery as it gives an insight into Canada’s trade relationships with China, which happened long before the Gold Rush of the 1890s. While this is not part of a traditional Canadian mint coins series, this coin will definitely attract the attention of collectors. What is the coin? This rare and very old Chinese coin was minted in the period between 1667 and 1671. During that time, China was under the rule of the Great Emperor Kangxi, which makes the…
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Canada Big Coin Series – Pure Silver 25-cents Coin

The 5oz 25-Cent Pure Silver Reverse-Gold Plating Coin is one of the 7 pieces belonging to the Big Coin Series released by the Royal Canadian Mint. This remarkable numismatic piece is a representation of the traditional Canadian 25-cent coin, as the whole series aims to bring back the life of classic Canadian circulation money. What is special about this coin? This amazing 25-cent pure silver coin features the iconic caribou design by Emanuel Hahn. The combination of the silver and gold makes this an instant classic, perfectly creating a feeling of luxury and grandeur. The caribou depiction is the work…
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