These pristine examples now fetch high prices at auction.
Keep the following tips in mind when collecting Canadian coins: Whether you're just starting your Canadian coin collection or are going after one of the coveted coins mentioned above, you'll enjoy the thrill of the hunt.
To see an example of this coin, visit Coins and Canada.
Prior to 1922, Canadian nickels were made of "coin silver" (800 parts silver) or sterling silver (925 parts silver). Because of their high silver content, people have melted many of the coins over the years. These coins are regularly faked, so it's very important that you have a coin appraised before purchasing it.
Transfer to the train depot this morning and board the Rocky Mountaineer, settling into one of its two-level, glass-domed coaches.
As you ride the rails in luxury accommodations, enjoy breathtaking views of the Canadian Rockies.