A Piece Of Canadian History Could Be In Your Coin Purse

Canadian coins exist in virtually countless different shapes, sizes, compositions and boasting an equally vast number of intricate and detailed designs. Among all of these, though, few have earned and achieved the legendary status that the “loonie” has reached. There are a number of reasons for this, but the fact remains that the loonie is today an outright symbol of Canada and stands for what it means to be truly Canadian. Few people are aware of the historical value this coin – and its simple, but legendary design – hide beneath the surface. Here’s everything you need to know about…
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Rare Error Coins from Canada

Coin collectors enjoy the challenge of searching for and buying those rare Canadian coins that they can add to their treasured collection. Some collectors are unaware of the value of some of the rare coins in their possession, especially those with an error on them. Even though for some, these pieces don’t really appeal to the eye, they can be pretty valuable. The price depends on the type of the defect and the rarity of the coin in question. For example, if you so happen to find a double clip coin in your change, take a look at its grade,…
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Collecting Paper Money From Around The World

Going on vacation is something that everybody looks forward to – recharging your batteries, sleeping in late, not doing much else than exploring new countries and areas, these are all activities typical of a vacation. One integral part of every vacation is buying souvenirs from whichever place you visit. This is something that sounds very nice at first, until you realize how big of a toll it can take on your wallet. Instead, why not consider using all that paper money from other countries to start your very own collection and venture into coin and paper money collecting? Why Not…
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A Closer Look At The Canadian $1,000 Paper Money Hunt

The Royal Canadian Mint is one of the most advanced and highly praised minting institutions in the world, and with good reason. Not only is the technologically used some of the most advanced, but it also excels in a number of other ways. For example, at one time, the Mint actually manufactured $1,000 bills, many of which are today still mysteriously present even though they have been out of circulation for nearly two decades. Canadian paper money, in general, exists in countless shapes, designs and forms, but the $1,000 bill today is among the rarest and surely most unusual ones….
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Nature’s Light Show: Silver Canadian 50 Dollar Coin

It is often said that a coin collection is incomplete without at least one specimen of a Canadian Silver Dollar. The Royal Canadian Mint is no stranger to crafting repeated examples of this coin, each time with a new and interesting twist. This time the Mint has truly outdone itself. The first in a brand new series of coins, the 2018 Canada $50 Nature’s Light Show – Stormy Night Fine Silver coin stands proudly as a pioneer of a coin series meant to showcase what the Mint can achieve. Here’s everything you need to know about this remarkable coin. The…
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