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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
Brock & Salaberry Tokens
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
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
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.