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by naisy
Tue May 29, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Centennial dollar coins
Replies: 2
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Centennial dollar coins

Someone gave me two Centennial dollar coins.(1975 Calgary and 1980 Northern Territories) He said they're silver. I've used a magnet on them, and they're not magnetic, but that doesn't guarantee that they're silver. How can I find out what they're made of, without ruining them? And what might they be...
by naisy
Tue May 29, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Errors and Varieties
Topic: Queens portrait on one side, blank on the other
Replies: 1
Views: 3277

Queens portrait on one side, blank on the other

I have a coin, roughly the same diameter as an American golden dollar coin. It has only the Queen's portrait on one side. I found it approximately 15-20 years ago. I have no idea when it was minted, otherwise. Also, it's not magnetic. Does anyone have any idea what this coin was supposed to be, or w...