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Canada banknotes - Canada paper money catalog and Canadian currency history

Canada banknotes - Canada paper money catalog and Canadian currency history I miss the old two dollar bill

Canada's Lucky Loonies - The tradition started at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. Since the crew laying the ice in the arena was Canadian, they secretly hid a loonie in the ice to give luck to Canada's athletes. When both the men's and women's hockey teams won the gold medals, the secret was revealed, and the tradition stuck. Ever since, Canadian athletes have hidden a "lucky loonie" somewhere on Olympic premises for luck: in Sochi 2014, it was in their beer fridge ;)

Canada's Lucky Loonies - The tradition started at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. Since the crew laying the ice in the arena was Canadian, they secretly hid a one dollar coin in the ice to give luck to Canada's athletes.

The Million Dollar Coin. There's the loonie. And there's the toonie. But did you know that there's a $1 million gold coin? It was introduced in 2007. The coin weighs 100 kg and is .99999 per cent pure. The face value is $1 million, but the street value of the jumbo coin is closer to $5 million these days.

The Million Dollar Coin it was introduced in The coin weighs 100 kg and is per cent pure.

America Just Got Marriage Equality And Canada Is Having All The Feels

America Just Got Marriage Equality And Canada Is Having All The Feels

1967 coins - minted for Canada's centennial year.  There was a 1967 penny in the same collection where I saw a 1930 one the other day.  It's really cool to see coins that carry some historical significance.

For day 67 I thought I would use coins minted in In 1967 Canada celebrated it's Centennial and commissioned Canadian wildlife artist Alex Colville to design the reverse of Canada's coinage for that year.

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