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June 17, 2024

Bank of Canada banknotes price guide and values

Bank of Canada values and prices of 2015 to 2022 banknotes

In 2015, a commemorative $20 banknote was released followed by a commemorative $10 banknote in 2017. The new 10 dollars banknote was launched in 2018 and shows Viola Desmond, icon of the human rights and freedoms movement in Canada.

June 16, 2024

25 cents 1965 to 1998 - Price guide and values

25 cents 1965 to 1998 - Price guide and values

In 1967, Alex Colville made the wildcart (bobcat) design on all 25-cents coin and a year later, the Royal Canadian Mint replaced silver for nickel as the composition for this denomination. In 1992, the Mint issued reverse designs, chosen by a national contest, are based on the 12 province and territories of Canada.

June 14, 2024

2 dollars 1865 to 1888 Newfoundland

2 dollars 1865 to 1888 Newfoundland

Like all other British North American colonies, Newfoundland adopted, in the mid-19th century, a decimal currency. However, in introducing the new currency in 1865, Newfoundland, unlike other colonies, chose to include a gold coin among the denominations it was issuing.

June 13, 2024

The New Queen Shoulder of 1953

The New Queen Shoulder of 1953

When the 1953 coins production started, the Mint realized that the relief of the Queen's portrait was too high, making the coins harder to strike and with less details. To solve this, Thomas Shingles, Royal Canadian Mint's Chief Engraver at the time was able to make some corrections.

June 11, 2024

50 cents 1870 to 1900 Newfoundland

50 cents 1870 to 1900 Newfoundland

The 50 cents was a popular coin in Newfoundland. The reverse changed in 1904.

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