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December 7, 2022
This $2 circulation coin is a solemn tribute to Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022) that marks the end of a reign. A black outer ring surrounds the polar bear design at the centre of the coin's reverse. The same effect carries over to the obverse, which features the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
December 6, 2022
Cameo defines a frosted visual appearance of the design of a coin with a polished appearance of the field, mostly for specimen, proof-like and proof finishes. This visual eye appeal adds to the value of a coin.
December 5, 2022
With the creation of the Dominion of Canada in 1867, the central government assumed responsibility for money and banking, as mandated under section 91 of the British North America Act, and it undertook to standardize the fledgling country's currency. Ottawa issued the first 25 cents coins in 1870.
December 4, 2022
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.
December 2, 2022
Since 1937, the design on the reverse is the Bluenose, a fishing and racing gaff rig schooner built in 1921 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It is also portrayed on the Bluenose postage stamp 50-cent issued by the Canadian government on January 6, 1929. The owners of the Bluenose were honoured in 1935 by having their schooner present when King George V reviewed the British Fleet at Spithead.
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