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July 4, 2022

Prince Edward Island - Colonial and pre-confederation tokens of Canada

Prince Edward Island - Colonial tokens of Canada

Prince Edward Island, like the other pre-Confederation British North American colonies, often lacked the small change necessary for transacting business.

July 3, 2022

5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Price guide and values

5 cents 1858 to 1901 - Price guide and values

The first colony (province) to succeed adoption of decimal currency was Canada in 1857. In the following two years, 1, 5, 10 and 20 cents pieces were coined by the Royal Mint in London and were the first of official decimal coins struck for a part of what is now Canada. The early 5 cents Canadian coins were small and in silver.

June 29, 2022

1 cent 1990 to 2012 - Price guide and values

1 cent 1990 to 2012 - Price guide and values

In 2012, the Government announced it would phase out the penny from Canada's coinage system. The decision to phase out the penny was due to its excessive and rising cost of production relative to face value, the increased accumulation of pennies by Canadians in their households, environmental considerations, and the significant handling costs the penny imposes on retailers, financial institutions and the economy in general.

June 27, 2022

New Brunswick - Colonial and pre-confederation tokens of Canada

New Brunswick - Colonial tokens of Canada

New Brunswick, which was originally part of Nova Scotia, was established as a separate colony in 1784. In 1843 the legislature decided to issue copper penny and halfpenny tokens. By 1853 additional currency was required and the New Brunswick government requested permission to issue a copper coinage of pennies and halfpennies under the provisions of the Currency Act of 1852.

June 27, 2022

Dominion of Canada banknotes price guide and values

Dominion of Canada 1900 to 1911 banknotes price guide and values

The value of a Dominion of Canada banknote depends on several factors such as rarity, wear, mintage, supply and demand, etc. This section will help you to find the value of your Dominion of Canada banknotes.

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