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June 6, 2014

Voices from the Engraver

Voices from the Engraver Exhibition
Take a close look at a bill from your pocket or at the stamp on a post card. In this exhibition, the long meticulous processes that go into producing a stamp or bill—from the original art to the design itself—are brought to life.
June 6, 2014

In The Money

How is paper made? Can good engraving foil a counterfeiter? What are those little holograms for? In The Money explores the science of note-based currency.
June 6, 2014

Travelling Exhibitions

The Bank of Canada Museum is hitting the road! Check out our travelling exhibitions in a city near you.
June 6, 2014


They’re the lifeblood of any museum, the reason you come here and the reason we are here. Visit our exhibitions in all their forms both current and past.
June 6, 2014

Connect with us

We'd love to hear from you! Contact us by email, phone or mail—or join us on social media.
June 6, 2014

Collection Services

The National Currency Collection maintains and grows a numismatic library and daily augments an extensive digital resource of its holdings.
June 6, 2014

About us

Building, illuminated glass towers on either side of an old, square, stone building.
We're here to help you understand what the Bank of Canada does and how it matters to you.
June 6, 2014

Becoming a Collector III

By: Graham Iddon

For you as the steward of your collection, your aim is to preserve the items as best as you can by protecting them from further deterioration. The pros call this preservation.
Content type(s): Blog posts
May 26, 2014

The Adventure of Exhibit Planning IV

By: Graham Iddon

This exhibition is about engravers, production processes and the beauty of postage stamps and bank notes. In the previous episode of this series we talked about the process surrounding securing the bank notes for this exhibition and how it had to take into account both the needs of the exhibition team and the concerns of the collections department.
Content type(s): Blog posts
May 20, 2014

Becoming a Collector II

By: Graham Iddon

So now you’ve decided that collecting currency is far more fascinating than collecting 14th Century Flemish altar paintings and have begun to accumulate some items. Good for you, those paintings are a bother to dust and currency is far easier to take care of.
Content type(s): Blog posts
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