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May 24, 2022

2 dollars 1865 to 1888 Newfoundland

Newfoundland - 2 dollars 1865 to 1888

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.

May 22, 2022

1 dollar 1953 to 1964 - Price guide and values

1 dollar 1953 to 1964 - Price guide and values

The reverse was designed by Emanuel Hahn and depicts a voyageur and a First Nations man paddling a canoe, except for the 1954 dollar made to mark the 100th of the meeting that led to the Confederation.

May 20, 2022

Bank of Canada values and prices of 1986 to 1991 banknotes

Bank of Canada values and prices of 1986 to 1991 banknotes

By 1983, the Bank had decided to use clear, uncluttered images of Canadian birds on the backs of the new notes. The use of a single, large focal point in the design was considered more secure than other, more complex, submissions, because printing defects in a counterfeit note would be easier to detect.

May 17, 2022

Ottawa Dairy Tokens - An Overview of the Dairy Tokens of Ottawa and Their Issuers

Ottawa Dairy Tokens - An Overview of the Dairy Tokens of Ottawa and Their Issuers

The following work was produced in conjunction with the exhibit Just Add Milk... Du Lait S'il Vous Plait... on display at the Currency Museum, Bank of Canada from July to November, 2008.

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