Topic: Gold Certificates  (Read 2486 times)
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« on: May 11, 2012, 08:47:38 pm »


I say "Hola", because i'm south of the border in the U.S.  Quick question:  Did Canada have the equivalent of the U.S. Gold Certificate Note?  A specially marked note good for redemption into gold?

Just curious and trying to raise my post count so I can put up a "want to buy" ad.

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« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2012, 03:33:03 pm »

All Dominion notes were redeemable in gold at Assistant Receiver Generals' offices, until the beginning of World War I when the gold standard was suspended.  Chartered bank notes were similarly exchangeable for gold or Dominion notes at branches of the issuing bank.

Collecting Canadian since 1955

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