Paul S. Berry

  • November 28, 2014 The Big Nickel

    By: Paul S. Berry


    Carousel
    The commemorative 1951 5 cent piece was issued to mark the 200th anniversary of the naming of nickel and its isolation as an element. Recently, I had the great pleasure to participate in the Big Nickel anniversary festivities and give a talk about the design competition for the 1951 5 cent coin.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • April 22, 2014 Notes from the Collection: Recent Acquisitions II

    By: Paul S. Berry


    Canada, Share Certificate, Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company, 1906
    This month’s selections highlight various areas of Collection development. These include what are called financial instruments: items such as stocks, bonds shares and other articles that represent a contract to deliver money in some manner.
    Content Type(s): Blog
  • February 27, 2014 Notes From the Collection: Recent Acquisitions

    By: Paul S. Berry


    Command Coins for the Canadian Armed Forces
    Before the Museum closed, and the Collection moved to Gatineau, the curators regularly hosted a show and tell session for staff to see new acquisitions. With the help of the Museum’s new blog, that tradition will continue; only now, you too will be able to see and learn about some of the brilliant new stars in the Collection. Get out your sunglasses!
    Content Type(s): Blog