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Why you should collect Newfoundland coins.

 
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 Posted 03/08/2018  1:07 pm  Show Profile   Check Mister Kairu's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Mister Kairu to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
There were actually quite a number of Newfoundland coins that popped up at my LCS. They were worn and/or slightly dinged up, but I bought a number of them and re-sold them. I took what I wanted to, but just seeing this thread and then realizing the rest I didn't buy were melted makes me wonder just how scarce these really are.
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 Posted 03/08/2018  9:23 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add KHatt to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
One thing to remember about the Newfoundland coinage is that it joined confederation in 1949 and a lot of people saved some of their coins as mementos. A friend of who grew up in Newfoundland in the 1960s said that basically everyone had a few, which is why the 1940s coins are not super-rare.
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 Posted 03/08/2018  11:00 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add gangsta to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks a lot, guys.

chafemasterj, once you have sorted them out, we want:

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 Posted 04/01/2018  2:51 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JHax to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I just stumbled upon this thread. My congrats to DBM for posting a Nfld "coin" (the tree cent piece) I'd never seen. Anybody who collects Nfld coins and doesn't know him should read up on Joey Smallwood, a very interesting character. In the run up to the three-choice referendum that lead to Nfld becoming a province of Canada, Joey was a tireless campaigner for joining Canada. And, of course, the results of the referendum effectively ended the Newfoundland coin series.
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 Posted 06/06/2018  09:56 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add azincourt to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hi. Just wanted to touch base since I am starting to collect Newfoundland coins as well. Since I live in Newfoundland I may be able to help you with your collecting if that were helpful. Excellent information in your post, BTW. Thank you for sharing.
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 Posted 06/08/2018  11:05 pm  Show Profile   Check SPP-Ottawa's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add SPP-Ottawa to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
azincourt, to CCF!!

Nice to have another member from The Rock!!
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