Education:  
Royal Family Tree
Last Updated: 07/26/2014


Coins are often seen as a window on history, especially when looking back on those monarchs who have figured so prominently in the events of the past. The likenesses of the English royal family have graced Canadian coins for almost 150 years, the images of kings and queens immortalized in silver and gold. Coins and medallions featuring their regal portraits have been arranged here in a simplified illustration of the royal family tree, from the youthful likenesses of Princes William and Harry, back to the iconic portrait of Queen Victoria. For those of you who own coins depicting some or all of these monarchs, you have the ability to truly hold a piece of history.








Was this article helpful?

Comments:
If you would like to ask a question,
please include your email address:
 

Related Articles
 > Love Tokens
 > The Devil's In the Details: The Story of the Devil's Face
 > A Look Back at the Royal Canadian Mint
 > Investment Bullion
 > Shipwreck Coins
 > Reflections on the Royal Canadian Mint's New Winnipeg Facilities
 > Are Rare Coins a Good Investment?
 > Magnifiers: A Closer Look
 > Numismatic Royalty: The 1921 50 cent
 > Error Coins
 > Infographic - 1939 Royal Tour of Canada
 > Infographic - Queen Victoria

Copyright ©  Canadian Coin & Currency. All Rights Reserved.Built with Volusion