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May 22, 2024

10 cents 1965 to 1989 - Price guide and values

10 cents 1965 to 1989 - Price guide and values

The composition of the 10 cents piece changed in 1967-1968 for production cost issues. The silver was replaced by nickel.

May 21, 2024

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 19, 2024

10 cents 1937 to 1964 - Price guide and values

10 cents 1937 to 1964 - Price guide and values

In 1937, the design on the reverse changed for 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.

May 18, 2024

A New $20 Vertical Banknote

A New $20 Vertical Banknote

The Bank is implementing the Government of Canada's plans and is proceeding with the redesign of the $20 Charles III note. As such, work on redesigning the $5 has been stopped.

May 16, 2024

1948 Gold Yuan

From the archives: 1948 Gold Yuan

Who still remembers the Chinese monetary reform of August 19, 1948? Its failure and the collapse of the regime which threw it into the oblivion of history. There are hardly any more than paper money lovers who, from time to time, talks about it randomly. And yet they often neglect them, due to lack of knowing how to interpret them. Let's try to put them in context, both for beginners and for the curious.

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