Tag Archives: Canadian Coins

Giant Gold Maple Leaf Coin Stolen

Dateline March 28, 2017:  A giant gold maple leaf coin has been stolen from a museum in Germany. According to the BBC, the the super-sized coin was taken at night from the Bode Museum in Berlin. The “Big Maple Leaf” Nicknamed the “Big Maple Leaf”, the enormous coin was minted by the Royal Canadian Mint… Read More »

Silver Content of Canadian Coins

The silver content of Canadian coins has changed with time. During the 1850s, a series of laws were enacted that established a monetary unit for the Province of Canada which was based on the gold dollar of the United States of America. Like that of the USA, Canada’s dollar was divided into 100 cents. The coins minted for… Read More »