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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
Canadian Coin - 1966 One Dollar - Large Beads (Common) vs Small Beads
Coin ID - Canadian 1967 Denominations and Information
Infographic - Ancient Roman Coins
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
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
Canadian Coin - 1968 One Dollar - Five Varieties
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
Coin ID - 1858 Province of Canada 20 Cent
Coin ID - 5 Cents - George V - Canada
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
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
Royal Family Tree
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 ha
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
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.
The High and Low of the 1977 Canadian Nickel
Infographic - See If You Can Strike Silver