Loonies refer to the Canadian 1 dollar coin introduced by the Royal Canadian mint in 1987 as the Canadian dollar bill was taken out of circulation.  The Loonie coined its name (no pun intended!) by […]

Nickel Dollars

The Royal Canadian Mint introduced nickel dollars for general circulation in 1968 after they stopped using silver.  Unfortunately, many think that nickel dollars refer to the Loonie, which was introduced in 1987.  The Canadian nickel […]

Silver Dollars

Silver dollars are probably the most sought after coin denomination by coin enthusiasts and collectors alike, if not for their sheer silver value, but for their mystique. The 1947 series include the Blunt and Pointed […]