Estate Sale? Colonial Acres Is Here To Help

The responsibility of determining what is merely sentimental and what is valuable is often overwhelming for most estate executors, so it’s not strange at all if you’re feeling that way. After all, evaluating and then liquidating everything can be a daunting task. Often enough, you might come across a coin collection during your evaluation, and liquidating an estate coin collection only adds to the already significant pressure. That’s why Colonial Acres is here to help. In addition to performing in-house appraisals, Colonial Acres also has a chief appraiser on-site, whose professional focus is on larger collections and, specifically, estate sales….
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History of the Canadian Silver Dollar

When it comes to collecting coins as a hobby or, in many cases, a day job, it pays to get to know the history of a trade down to the tiniest detail. However, considering the fact that money as a means of exchange has been around for many centuries, it makes sense that knowing everything about every currency is impossible. Yet, in the case of many countries around the world – Canada included – we’re in luck, as the Canadian Silver Dollar has a very clear and well-known history. It is important to note that the First Nations, who inhabited…
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Is Coin Collecting A Good Investment?

One’s hobbies are dictated largely by innate affinities and tastes, though for most of us, they are heavily influenced by the place/country we live in, current market conditions, the economy and, overall, numerous other day-to-day factors. Many undoubtedly have an affinity for vintage Aston Martins, for example, which, at the same time, doesn’t translate into billions of people collecting them. However, if you’re into collecting coins, especially Canadian currency, you’re on the right track with Colonial Acres. The fact to the matter is – no one can predict the future with 100% accuracy. One way to go around that obstacle…
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History of the Lucky Loonie

The Lucky Loonie is today one of the best-known symbols of Canada and it fares right up there with the maple leaf, maple syrup, great outdoors, hockey and numerous other things that make Canada so well-known around the world. However, few people are aware of how it was that the Loonie became part of Canadian lore. The Royal Canadian Mint produces the Loonie at its facility in Winnipeg. It is essentially a simple, gold-coloured Canadian one dollar coin introduced back in 1987. The reason for its name is the fact that it has the image of a common loon –…
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Selling Old Jewelry For Cash

The one constant that has applied to silver and gold jewelry ever since, well, jewelry has been made from silver and gold, is the fact that sellers always make a profit. Jewelry is one of those things that will always be sought after, so it always pays to get rid of the pieces that are broken, obsolete or simply out of fashion. Often enough, collections become too large or filled with pieces no longer used; this is one situation in which selling jewelry is a good way to get some cash for either new jewelry pieces or other activities and/or…
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