Coins of Canada

During the nineteenth century very little gold coinage circulated in Canada. The majority consisted of US gold coins, with a few Sovereigns found around Halifax where British troops were stationed. When gold was discovered in the Yukon in 1900, the Canadian government sought the right to mint Sovereigns. The following year, the Canadian House of Commons resolved to fund a branch of The Royal Mint in Ottawa. Building work finally began in 1905 and the first coins were struck three years later. The minting of Sovereigns was never extensive and by the time it came to an end in 1919, fewer than 1 million had been struck. The Canadian government retained a branch of The Royal Mint until the option of striking Sovereigns ceased to be realistic. In 1931, the mint in Ottawa ceased to be a branch of The Royal Mint.

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1953 Elizabeth II Canadian Silver Dollar

Struck in the year of Her Majesty The Queen’s coronation

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1918 Branch Mint Set Colonial Mints

Price: £2,895.00

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Canada, George V, Gold $10 - Grade MS64

Canada, George V, Gold $10 - Grade MS64

Formally part of the Canadian gold reserve

Price: £2,040.00

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1964 Canada, Elizabeth II, silver Dollar

1964 Canada, Elizabeth II, silver Dollar

Very fine or better condition

Price: £45.00

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1918 Sovereign Ottawa Branch Mint

1918 Sovereign Ottawa Branch Mint

Extremely Fine Condition

Price: £750.00

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1948-1952 Canada, George VI, silver Dollar

Price: £50.00

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1958 Canada, Elizabeth II, silver Dollar

1958 Canada, Elizabeth II, silver Dollar

Minimum Very Fine Condition

Price: £45.00

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Canada, Elizabeth II, Silver Dollar

Price: £45.00

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1967 Canada, Elizabeth II, silver Dollar

Price: £45.00

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George V 1912 Canada $5

Price: £650.00

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Canada - George V Silver Dollar

Price: £65.00

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