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by Tom Bones
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Proof Dimes (1996-2000) Made of Nickel??
Replies: 4
Views: 5662

Re: Proof Dimes (1996-2000) Made of Nickel??

I think what you are referring to are the dimes that are in the proof sets that are issued by the RCM every year. None of the denominations in these sets are silver. Almost just the opposite: aside from the penny and the dollar loonie, all of the other coins in proof sets were made of silver since ...
by Tom Bones
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Proof Dimes (1996-2000) Made of Nickel??
Replies: 4
Views: 5662

Proof Dimes (1996-2000) Made of Nickel??

Hi all! New user here, and I am having a problem looking for PROOF coins that Charlton Press has listed as real; though I don't think so. I'm hoping Charlton made a mistake or two in the book (2016 version) and I can actually cross off a few coins from my 'Want-List'. Primarily, Charlton listed Cana...
by Tom Bones
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Silver 5 cent coins-1998-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 6412

Re: Silver 5 cent coins-1998-2006

According to my 2016 Charlton guide (Volume 2), there were EIGHTEEN sterling silver 'nickel' coins issued from the RCM from 1998-2006. Each year featured a 'common' proof nickel; issued in proof sets. Also, a variety of commemorated 'nickel' coins was issued in that same time period. 1998 had two ma...

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