By James Powell
Книга посвящена истории канадского доллара. Отлично проиллюстрирована цветными изображениями.
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37 Manitoba decimalized in 1870, upon its entry into Confederation, and Prince Edward Island followed in 1871. The first government note issue Nova Scotia, 1 cent, 1861 Although Nova Scotia ordered its first coinage in 1860 to be ready for issue later that year, the Royal Mint did not ship the coins until 1862, owing to the heavy demand for domestic British coinage. New Brunswick, 1 cent, 1861 Like Nova Scotia, New Brunswick did not receive its shipment of new decimal coins until 1862, almost two years after they were ordered.
Vaillancourt, the bank’s General Manager, Beaudry Leman, and an image of the statue of Maisonneuve in Place d’Armes square in old Montréal. In effect, if not in form, Canada went off the gold standard in 1929. However, the export of gold was not officially banned until 31 October 1931 by an Order-in-Council. The banks and the government also used moral suasion, through appeals to patriotism, to convince Canadians not to convert Dominion notes into gold (Bryce 1986). But with the politically traumatic, although economically sound, decision by the United Kingdom to abandon the gold standard on 21 September 1931, the fiction of a gold standard was finally abandoned.
S. Army agents used silver to purchase Canadian grain and cattle to supply the Union Army. S. silver coins. S. S. S. coinage. S. S. silver coins in circulation began to increase, banks either refused to accept them or accepted them only at a discount. S. silver coins at par by merchants and individuals but only at a discount by banks was a considerable nuisance, especially for merchants. S. coins at par, and the lack of an acceptable alternative. S. coins at only 80 per cent of their face value.
A History of the Canadian Dollar by James Powell