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Hungary celebrates Compromise of 1867 on large...
by Jeff Starck The Compromise of 1867 is one of the most important events in the history of modern Hungary. The Hungarian Mint is marking the 150th anniversary of the important occasion in the nation’s history by issuing the largest diameter Hungarian coins ever issued.
Tradition meets technology on Dragon Boat Festival...
by Jeff Starck Tradition meets technology on the Royal Canadian Mint’s latest coin celebrating the Chinese culture. The Proof 2017 Dragon Boat Festival .999 fine silver $25 coin is “a vibrant celebration of the ancient cultural traditions of Chinese-Canadians.”
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Why are Canadians finding the new $5 notes with...
by Arthur L. Friedberg Concerns have been raised about altered Canadian $5 bills that are held together by strips of tape, with foil inserted in place of the hologram. It is suspected that the original security devices are being removed for use in counterfeiting higher denomination notes.
House bill seeks to make cent viable, replace $1...
by Paul Gilkes A House version of the Currency Optimization, Innovation and National Savings Act of 2017 seeks a Government Accountability Office study to investigate ways to lower the production costs of the Lincoln cent while maintaining the denomination’s viability.