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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1911 Canada Electrotype Dollar

“The Emperor of Canadian Coins,” the “Holy Grail” for Canada – these are just a couple of the descriptions heard when discussing the remarkable 1911 Canada silver dollar and each of these monikers is deserved.  Even with very deep pockets, this exceptionally rare coin is essentially impossible to own, which makes the 1911 Canada electrotype […]

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