Alex Colville’s Coins

July 16th marked only the fourth anniversary of the passing of Alex Colville, one of Canada’s most celebrated artists and someone of absolute renown in Canadian numismatics for his designs on Canada’s centennial coinage.  Among a large portion of today’s collectors, those designs were directly responsible for creating an interest in numismatics.  Even though they’re […]

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Bank of Hamilton Bank Notes

Canada’s banking history tells the story of our nation’s development even beyond economics.  Learning about our earliest financial institutions teaches about which cities were vital to the growth of our country and the local industries that fuelled each community’s well-being.  The Bank of Hamilton was a determined and innovative company that served a new country […]

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Union Bank of Newfoundland Notes

Canadian history and numismatics are obviously linked; each item tells a story of the happenings in the lives of the residents at that particular place and time.  It’s that storied connection that becomes exciting when viewing such offerings as The Covered Bridge Collection by Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd.  Four particular pieces from the Union Bank […]

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