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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Introduction to the George Manz Coins Video Podcast
The George Manz Coins video podcast - interesting numismatic topics, upcoming events, coin history and more.
Chartered Bank Notes
In the inaugural George Manz Coins episode we explore chartered bank notes and proof notes.
Playing Card Money
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.
1911 $1 Note
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.
2017 Fall Show & Sale Regina Coin Club
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.
Governor Generals Of Canada Medals
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.
Canadian Indian Peace Treaty Medals
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.
First Canadian Gold Coins
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.
Holey Dollars Of Prince Edward Island
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!
Eastern Arctic Trade Tokens Of HBC
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.
Long Service Awards Of HBC
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.
Alberta Prosperity Certificates
Alberta issued their own currency during the Great Depression. How was this currency designed to help the economy? Why was it doomed to fail? Was collecting stamps to validate this currency popular? Find out more in this episode of George Manz Coins.
Ancient Greek Silver Coins Part 1
Greece has produced some of the most beautiful coins in history. In part 1 of Ancient Greek Silver Coins George explores coins from the Attica (Athens Mint), Thessaly (Larissa Mint) and Macedon (Amphipolis Mint). These coins depict Athena, the nymph Larissa Heracles, or as he is called in western civilization, Hercules.
Ancient Greek Silver Coins Part 2
Greece has produced some of the most beautiful coins in history. In part 2 of Ancient Greek Silver Coins George explores coins from Corinthia (Corinth Mint), Thessaly (Thessalian League) and Macedonia under Roman rule (Amphipolis Mint). Coins dating from 350BC to 149BC.