• June 6, 2014

    Complete Bank Note Series

    This is the Bank of Canada’s portfolio. We’re very proud of it. Every denomination from every series on up to today can be found here.
  • June 6, 2014

    About the Collection

    Boasting more than 110,000 artifacts, our collection includes currency from around the world and from all historical periods.
  • June 6, 2014

    Search the Collection

    Looking for specific items in our Collection? Here you will be able to access all of the items in our Collection that have been digitized so far.
  • June 6, 2014


    Who likes money? We do, and lots of it. And here is your window to our enormous collection of currency and currency-related artifacts.
  • June 6, 2014

    Broken Coins and Paper Promises

    24 July - 13 December 2009
    Broken Coins and Paper Promises explored the various functions of money and also illustrated what could happen in the absence of a central issuing authority like the Bank of Canada.
  • June 6, 2014

    Of Kings and Queens and Common Folk: Karsh at the Bank of Canada

    12 June 2009 - 10 January 2010 This exhibit provided a glimpse into the early Bank of Canada through the lens of a master.
    For a limited time, the Museum proudly displayed a series of Karsh photographs documenting the early years of the Bank of Canada.
  • June 6, 2014

    The Good, the Bad, and the Fake

    11 January - 11 August 2011
    This was a youth-oriented exhibition about counterfeiting and how to tell the difference between real and counterfeit paper money.
  • June 6, 2014

    By All Accounts: 75 Years of Central Banking

    11 March - 24 December 2010
    Guests revisited the history of the Bank of Canada and its Governors as seen through the eyes of outside observers— journalists, cartoonists, headline writers, economists, politicians, government-appointed commissions and the Canadian public.
  • June 6, 2014

    Fakes & Forgeries: Yesterday and Today

    26 August - 9 December 2011
    Visitors got a chance to play detective and see if they could tell a fake or a forgery from the real deal—courtesy of the Royal Ontario Museum’s exhibition Fakes & Forgeries: Yesterday and Today, on display at the Museum.
  • June 6, 2014

    À La Carte

    6 January - 27 May 2012
    The Museum did credit to the credit card in À La Carte, an exhibition that explored the evolution of credit as currency.
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