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HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY FUR TRADE TOKENS

The early development and exploration of Canada was based largely on the fur trade, and this trade was dominated for over 250 years by the Hudson’s Bay Company.

LOVE TOKENS

Love tokens, otherwise known as “engraved coins” are for some collectors, hidden gems of numismatic history. We thought we’d share some of their history and heartwarming context with you as we near Valentine’s Day. 

KALĀKAUA COINS

Did you know that Hawaii had a King? Before joining the United States union in 1959, the Hawaiian Islands had their own kingdom, with the unification of the independent islands of Hawai’i, Oahu, Maui, Moloka’i, and Lāna’i under one government in 1795, and then the addition of Kaua’i and Ni’ihau in 1810. Find out about this historic kingdom and the coins from the last King of Hawaii - Kalākaua. 


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