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Canadian Coin - 1966 One Dollar - Large Beads (Common) vs Small Beads
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
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
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
Canadian Coin - 1968 One Dollar - Five Varieties
The High and Low of the 1977 Canadian Nickel
Coin ID - Canadian 1967 Denominations and Information
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
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
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
How to store, protect and display coins and bank notes
With modern professional coin and bank note supplies, it has become easy to store and display a collection in a way that will be both attractive and effective protection. In the past, the biggest prob
Cleaning Coins
“to clean or not to clean, that is the question” Coin dealers regularly tell collectors that they should never clean their coins. In general, this is good advice. The value of most coins is red
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,
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
Infographic - Commemorative Quarters
Dollars of Canada
Infographic - Special Serial Numbers