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The Shape (and Size) of Things

  • Jun 18, 2024
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For as long as coins have existed, they’ve come in different shapes and sizes. In fact, coins have a history of being anything but traditional, and that’s something we’ve embraced year after year. We want to ensure there’s a coin for every collector and that’s why we offer such a wide array of collectibles. If you’re new to coin collecting, variety is what makes this journey so fascinating, so we suggest seeking out different kinds of coins, in addition to theme, to enrich your collection. Of course, all of the options can seem overwhelming at times. To help you, here’s some information on the “S” factors – shape, size – of a coin that may influence your collection.
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Royal Canadian Mint innovative coin shapes and sizes

For as long as coins have existed, they’ve come in different shapes and sizes. In fact, coins have a history of being anything but traditional, and that’s something we’ve embraced year after year. We want to ensure there’s a coin for every collector and that’s why we offer such a wide array of collectibles. If you’re new to coin collecting, variety is what makes this journey so fascinating, so we suggest seeking out different kinds of coins, in addition to theme, to enrich your collection. Of course, all of the options can seem overwhelming at times. To help you, here’s some information on the “S” factors – shape, size – of a coin that may influence your collection.
When it comes to shapes, change is good
various coin sizes and formats