George Manz Coins [Multimedia]
George Manz's series of "video podcasts" on coins, tokens, paper money, and military medals news. Original videos can be found at George Manz Coins on Youtube.
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The George Manz Coins video podcast - interesting numismatic topics, upcoming events, coin history and more.
In the inaugural George Manz Coins episode we explore chartered bank notes and proof notes.
Does a jack beat a three when it comes to playing card money? What exactly is it and why was it needed? We explore these questions in the latest George Manz Coins Video.
Have you ever heard of the Grey Cup? Why were Governor General of Canada Lord Earl Grey and his wife put on the 1911 $1 note? We explore these questions in the latest George Manz Coins Video.
October 21 & 22, 2017 the Regina Coin Club stages their fall show and sale. On this episode of George Manz Coins we take a look at the upcoming show. We focus on a medal from the HMS Terror, a ship involved in the war of 1812 and the Franklin Expedition.
Did you know that there are medals issued for every Governor General of Canada? We look back at some of the Governor General Medals that George Manz has in his collection including the Marquess of Lansdowne, The Lord Stanley of Preston, Earl of Grey and The Duke of Connaught.
The history of the treaties signed between the First Nations of western Canada and the Crown come to life by examining the Canadian Indian Peace Treaty medals.
The coin featured in this episode play a significant role in the Louisiana Purchase and how the modern United States was formed. Who knew a shipwreck from a hurricane could influence so many decisions.
On this episode we explore the First Canadian Gold Coins. A look at Canadian gold sovereigns from 1908 to 1919 and $5 gold and $10 gold coins from 1912-1914. We also touch on some of the mint marks for world mints as well as why monarchs face certain ways on coins.
The fascinating story of how Spanish-American pieces of eight became the official currency of Prince Edward Island more than 200 years ago. How can a 5 Shilling suddenly be worth 6? We touch on the origin of 2 bits and more!
Much like Canadian Tire, HBC or the Hudsons Bay Company had their own currency from 1946 to 1962. This currency was used in HBC trading posts of the Eastern Arctic. We take a look at the origins of this unique currency and some of the reasons HBC introduced these trade tokens.
A look at how one of Canada's original companies the Hudson bay Company rewarded employees for long service. HBC awarded staff with military style medals.