Thursday, 14.11.2019

Tag: Canada (Contemporary)

Royal Canadian Mint Honours Métis Leader Louis Riel

The Royal Canadian Mint has issued a silver Special Edition Proof Dollar marking the 175th anniversary of the birth of Métis leader and founder of Manitoba, Louis Riel. It is the first coin to feature Michif, the official language of the Métis Nation.

Ships, Colonies & Commerce

Christopher Faulkner dedicates more than 400 pages to a single type of Canadian token described in the literature as Breton 997 to Breton 1001! Ursula Kampmann had a look at the publication and discovered everything that can be written about such emissions.

Heritage Auctions

Heritage will offer the world’s finest collection of Indian Head Cents, the Castle Collection. Another highlight will be the Cook Collection, the world’s most comprehensive and complete collection of Canadian coins ever assembled.

“Equality” in circulation

The Royal Canadian Mint has launched a one-dollar circulation coin commemorating 50 years of progress in recognizing the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirited Canadians

50 years “Give Peace a Chance” on Canadian coin

The Royal Canadian Mint pays tribute to John Lennon’s and Yoko Ono’s legendary Bed-in for Peace with a silver coin. It features the iconic black and white photograph of the couple in a hotel bed taken in 1969.
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