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Canadian Coin Collecting

Canadian Coin Collecting topics are covered, including common circulating Canadian coin types, error coins found in pocket change, Canada's fascinating bi-metallic two-dollar coin, how to grade Canadian coins, and the investor quality Canadian gold coins such as the Maple Leaf.

Book Review: A Guide Book of Canadian Coins and Tokens
Whitman Publishing (publishers of "The Red Book") has published their first guidebook to Canadian coins. Following in the tradition of other guidebooks, this comprehensive book has a lot to offer. This book review will help you determine if this book is right for you and help you find the lowest price for it.

Canadian Coin Values
Find out how much your Canadian Coins are worth at Don's World Coin Gallery. His section on Canadian coin values is one of the most comprehensive on the net.

How to Grade Canadian Coins
Learning how to grade Canadian coins properly is important, not only to avoid being overcharged when you buy rare coins, but to determine what your own Canadian coins are worth. This page explains grading coins with dozens of actual Canadian coin photo examples showing the grades.

Royal Canadian Mint
This is the official site of the Royal Canadian Mint. You can purchase Canadian collector-quality coins here, as well as learn a little about the history of Canada's coinage and how Canadian coins are made.

Upcoming Coin Shows in Canada
Attending coin shows is one of the best ways to find bargains and learn more about collecting Canadian coins.

Find Retail Prices for Your Canadian Coins
Find out what it would cost to replace your Canadian coins by looking them up in this major dealer's catalog. There is a comprehensive listing of prices in several grades for most Canadian coins, but remember this is primarily a sales listing. (Note: When you get to the site, click on the blue button that says "Catalog" in the upper left corner.)

Canadian Error Coins
Finding error coins in Canadian pocket change can be one of the most cost-effective ways to acquire rare Canadian coins. You can even find error coins in dealer stock of collectable coins, if you know what to look for.

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