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Numismatic Royalty: The 1921 50 cent
It is not often that something comes through the door of a well-established coin store that causes the staff to clamour around each other like schoolchildren admiring the latest handheld video game.
Why Collect Coins and Bank Notes?
Coin and bank note collecting is one of the most popular hobbies in the world, with over one million collectors in Canada today, and over 20 million collectors in the United States. The fascination wi
What are the best coins or bank notes to collect?
The easy answer to this question is “whatever you like”, but there are many reasons to choose a particular area of collecting or way to collect. The best coins or bank notes to collect will ultima
Values of Coins and Bank Notes
Whether you have just inherited a collection of coins or bank notes, or rediscovered a collection you built years ago, everyone wants to know what their old money is worth.   There are several
Love Tokens
A love token (or ‘token of affection’) can be defined as a coin which has been altered by hand-engraving to commemorate an event or loved one.  Dating back as early as the 1600s,
A Look Back at the Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint has been a producing Canada’s coins for over 100 years. Opened in 1908, the Ottawa branch of the Royal Mint struck its first coin – an Edward VII silver fifty-cent piec
Investment Bullion
Why invest in precious metals? By Steven Bromberg President & CEO of Canadian PMX There are many reasons why people invest in precious metals. The most obvious is the speculative opportunity to e
Shipwreck Coins
The Wreck of The Auguste The Auguste sank in a gale off Aspy Bay, Cape Breton in 1761. Auguste was a former French privateer which had been captured by the British and had been hired to transport Fre
Reflections on the Royal Canadian Mint's New Winnipeg Facilities
.textbody { text-align: justify; } By Steven Bromberg President of Canadian Coin & Currency I have just returned from the Royal Canadian Mint in Winnipeg, Manitoba, whe
Are Rare Coins a Good Investment?
Written by Steven Bromberg Professional Numismatist, CEO Canadian Coin & Currency Most of us who collect coins are inspired by history and beautiful artwork, and are intrigued by the
Magnifiers: A Closer Look
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