What is coins and Canada?

Coins and Canada is the largest informative and collaborative website on Canadian numismatic. It was created to help all types of collectors which are sharing their knowledge and discoveries. Coins and Canada is 6,539 coins, 2,387 banknotes, 3,638 tokens and medals, 4,318 errors and varieties, 907 articles, 3,305 discussions and much more!

Why are Canadian coins discontinued?

The production of the Canadian 1-cent piece (known as the "penny") was discontinued in 2012, as inflation had reduced its value significantly below the cost of production. Canadian coins have medallic orientation, like British or euro coins, and unlike U.S. coins, which have coin orientation .

What determines the value of a Canadian coin?

The value of a canadian coin depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more. Values in the section are based on the market, trends, auctions and recognized books, publications and catalogs. This section also includes information on history, errors, varieties, characteristics and more.

Do Canadian coins have medallic orientation?

Canadian coins have medallic orientation, like British or euro coins, and unlike U.S. coins, which have coin orientation . Produced but uncirculated since 2004. [citation needed]