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Dollars of Canada
Infographic - Canada's Circulating Commemorative Dollars
Coin ID - 5 Cents - George V - Canada
Infographic - 1939 Royal Tour of Canada
Coin ID - 1858 Province of Canada 20 Cent
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.
Infographic - Lucky Loonie
Brock & Salaberry Tokens
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
How to protect against counterfeits
In this age of on-line access to everything from distant sellers, counterfeiting of rare coins has become a major problem for inexperienced collectors. Rare and high grade coins being offered through
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
The Devil's In the Details: The Story of the Devil's Face
For almost 60 years, Canada’s 1954 bank notes have been a subject of discussion throughout the numismatic community. Detailed lines in the engraving of Queen Elizabeth II’s hair were thought
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
1973 Canadian 25 Cent Mountie Quarter - Small Bust vs Large Bust
The 1973 25 cent RCMP Mountie quarter is one of the most commonly collected coins in Canada. Unfortunately it is also one of the most misunderstood. Of the 135.9 million quarters struck by the RCM
Error Coins
Coins with significant errors are seldom encountered in Canada or in the United States. The rare coins which occasionally escape the comprehensive screening by the Mint are highly prized and widely c
Infographic - Queen Victoria