Exonumia from Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America. A federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy composed of ten provinces and three territories, the country is bordered on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the north by the Arctic Ocean and on the west by the Pacific Ocean from where its motto Latin (official since 1921) found on some 50 cents coins among others "A mari usque ad mare" (from one ocean to another). The United States is the only border country in the south and north-west. Canada's land area is nearly 10 million square kilometers, making it the second largest country in the world after Russia. In 2016, it has about 36 million inhabitants and is the 37th most populous country in the world. The territory contains more than 31,700 lakes, making Canada the country with some of the largest freshwater reserves in the world. The official languages ​​at the federal level are English and French. The federal capital is Ottawa and the currency is the Canadian dollar. The first occupants of the Canadian territory were the Amerindians, whose migrations date back to about 15,000 years ago during the last glaciation that lowered the level of the oceans and created a land bridge linking Eurasia to America, allowing to settle down. Although Vikings settled from the 11th century to the 14th century, the first explorations of Europeans began at the end of the 15th century, culminating in the expeditions of Frenchman Jacques Cartier to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. After some unsuccessful experiments in the first half of the 16th century, we see the first French perennial trading posts on the continent between 1600 and 1608, initiating the process of French colonization. Subsequently, the British invaded the established French colonies and established other settlements, particularly in the Atlantic Coast region (Nova Scotia, Acadia), the St. Lawrence River Valley and the Labrador Peninsula (Nova Scotia). France) as well as in the Arctic zone, while other European powers such as Spain and Russia explore the rest of Canada. As a result of various conflicts, especially the Spanish Succession War (1701-1714), the Conquest War (1754-1760) and the American War of Independence (1775-1783), the Great War Brittany gained and lost territories in the eighteenth century, resulting in what corresponds to the Canadian territory of today. Three of these colonies federated on July 1, 1867, forming the Dominion of Canada, an independent nation under partial domination of the British Crown. Its complete sovereignty is then guaranteed by the Balfour Declaration of 1926, the Westminster Statute of 1931 and the repatriation of its Constitution in 1982. Canada's contemporary history has been marked by a vigorous territorial expansion, the Gold Rush and participation in the First World War. The country was badly hit by the Great Depression in 1929 but its economy rebounded thanks to its participation in the Second World War, where it emerged as a middle power and was one of the winners as a member of the Allies.
Wikidata: Q16

See also: Canadian provinces, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Upper Canada, New Brunswick, United Province of Canada, British Columbia, Alberta, Newfoundland, New France

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Transit tokens

1 Adult Fare - Sea-bus (Vancouver, B.C.)
1979

Automatic tokens › Transit token
Brass • 7 g • ⌀ 26 mm
N# 96883
Available for swap Adult Fare - City of Dartmouth Ferry (bronze)
(1986)

Automatic tokens › Transit token
Brass • 8.14 g • ⌀ 28 mm
AC# NS 100 X, N# 88174
1 Ride - Burnaby Central Railway (Burnaby, British Columbia)
2019

Automatic tokens › Transit token: 90th Anniversary
Plastic (Green) • 3.66 g • ⌀ 38 mm
N# 299183
Token - Ottawa Police Department

Automatic tokens › Transit token
Wood • 3.50 g • ⌀ 32 mm
AC# ON 675 E, TC# 292035, N# 138411
Available for swap Toll Token - The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc.

Automatic tokens › Transit token
Copper-nickel • 5.1 g • ⌀ 24.87 mm
AC# PQ 970 C, TC# 243170, WTTP# 970 C, N# 26858
Token - Verreault Transport Ltee (Granby, Quebec)

Automatic tokens › Transit token
Copper-nickel • 3.8 g • ⌀ 20 mm
Bo# 1764a, N# 309585
1 Fare - Cie de Transport St-Maurice (Trois-Rivieres, Quebec)

Automatic tokens › Transit token
Brass • 5.0 g • ⌀ 23 mm
Bo# 5018c, N# 309566
Saint John Transit (Environment Doing My Part)

Automatic tokens › Transit token
Brass • 5.03 g • ⌀ 22.5 mm
N# 309158
Token - Hull Metro Transport

Automatic tokens › Transit token
• 3.9 g • ⌀ 20.15 mm
N# 294990
Toll Token - Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Commission (Truck 5)

Automatic tokens › Transit token
4.3 g • ⌀ 20.03 mm
N# 321058
Workman Ticket - Guelph Railway Company (Guelph, Ontario)
(1895-1903)

Automatic tokens › Transit token
Aluminium clad copper • 1.05 g • ⌀ 18 mm
WTTP# ON-325A, TC# 488725, N# 323857
Available for swap Toll Token - CNR/NHB (Victoria and Jacques-Cartier Bridges)
(1958)

Automatic tokens › Transit token
Copper-nickel (non-magnetic) • 4.27 g • ⌀ 22.25 mm
TC# 243167, WTTP# 620-W, AC# PQ620, N# 115397
Token - Hull Metro-Transport (Hull, Quebec)
(1960)

Automatic tokens › Transit token
Copper-nickel • 3.9 g • ⌀ 20.1 mm
TC# 625852, AC# PQ 345 P, N# 342040
Available for swap Toll Token - National Harbours Board (Champlain Bridge)
(1962-1990)

Automatic tokens › Transit token
Copper-nickel • 5.1 g • ⌀ 24.4 mm
AC# PQ 970 A, TC# 474948, TC# 234521, N# 30177
Available for swap Toll Token - Canadian National Railways (Victoria Bridge; 22 mm)
(1958)

Automatic tokens › Transit token
Copper-nickel • 4.2 g • ⌀ 22.56 mm
AC# 620Q, WTTP# 620-Y, TC# 243168, N# 195284

Festival tokens

Token - Heritage Festival (Kitchener, Waterloo)
1969

Event tokens › Festival token
Aluminium • 7.31 g • ⌀ 40 mm
N# 152819
Token - Canadian Tulip Festival (Ottawa, Ontario)
(1970)

Event tokens › Festival token
Gold plated bronze • ⌀ 27 mm
N# 177253
Token - Fergus Scottish Festival
2005

Event tokens › Festival token
⌀ 40 mm
N# 171414
3 Dollars - East Coast Extravaganza (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
2007

Event tokens › Festival token
Steel • 10.67 g • ⌀ 31.8 mm
N# 324730
Token - Heritage Festival (Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario)
1969

Event tokens › Festival token
Copper • ⌀ 40 mm
N# 176381

Food ration tokens

Available for swap Token - Canada Ration (Meat/Viande)
(1945)

Ration tokens › Food ration token
Cardboard (blue) • 0.6 g • ⌀ 22 mm
TC# 119576, Bo# 5546a, N# 50617

Business tokens

5 Cents - Canada Mint Co. (Lethbridge, Alberta)

Trade tokens › Business token
Brass • 3.1 g • ⌀ 21 mm
TC# 375516, N# 181843
1 Dollar - Video Cube

Trade tokens › Business token
Brass • 8.6 g • ⌀ 25.4 mm
Bo# 5543a, N# 119827
1 Credit - S.E.M. Inc. (St-Laurent, Quebec)

Trade tokens › Business token
Brass (non-magnetic) • 6.49 g • ⌀ 25 mm
N# 174411
Token - International Coat-Check Corp. Ltd. (Vancouver, BC)

Trade tokens › Business token
Copper • 4.6 g • ⌀ 24 mm
N# 182744
1 Dollar - Magnetic Hill, New Brunswick (Magnetic Hill Inn)

Trade tokens › Business token
Copper-nickel • 14.1 g • ⌀ 33 mm
N# 174483
Token - Robert Purves Store (Wallace, Nova Scotia)
(1855-1870)

Trade tokens › Business token
5.1 g • ⌀ 26.02 mm
Breton His# 897, N# 181472
1 Cent - Monsoon Tea (Montréal, Québec)

Trade tokens › Business token
Aluminium • 0.6 g • ⌀ 19 mm
Bo# 3333a, TC# 78556, N# 181566
1 Cent - A.J. Babb (Milbank, Ontario)

Trade tokens › Business token
Brass • ⌀ 18 mm
N# 171068
1 Cent - H. Stuckey (West Montrose, Ontario)

Trade tokens › Business token
Aluminium • ⌀ 21 mm
N# 177149
1 Cent - Johnson Motor Co. (Peterborough, Ontario)

Trade tokens › Business token
Bronze • 8.7 g • ⌀ 29 mm
N# 181806
1 Cent - McCormick Cafeteria (London, Ontario)

Trade tokens › Business token
Aluminium • ⌀ 33 mm
N# 177156
1 Cent - Woodward's (Vancouver, British Columbia)
(1892-1935)

Trade tokens › Business token
Aluminium • 1.41 g • ⌀ 23.6 mm
Hill1# U9940a, TC# 388946, N# 181984
1 Cent - Woodward's
(1892-1935)

Trade tokens › Business token
Aluminium • 1.56 g • ⌀ 27.5 mm
TC# 140213, N# 128157
5 Cents - Olcott Novelty Co. (Québec, Québec)

Trade tokens › Business token
Brass • 4.4 g • ⌀ 21 mm
Bo# 4018e, N# 134961
5 Cents - Calgary Regiment Canteen (Calgary, Alberta)

Trade tokens › Business token
• 4.8 g • ⌀ 21 mm
TC# 129958, Yarwood# CT39a, N# 180575
5 Cents - Jacob Uffelmann (Waterloo, Ontario)

Trade tokens › Business token
Aluminium • ⌀ 20 mm
TC# 394694, N# 176584
5 Cents - N.W. Novelty Co. Ltd (Calgary, Alberta)

Trade tokens › Business token
Brass • 3.77 g • ⌀ 21 mm
TC# 485987, N# 182746
5 Cents - Dorchester Car Sales And Service Ltd. (Niagara Falls, Ont.)

Trade tokens › Business token
Plastic (red) • 1.10 g • ⌀ 28 mm
TC# 519035, N# 140425
5 Cent Token - Upper Canada Village

Trade tokens › Business token
6.2 g • ⌀ 27.1 mm
N# 63841
5 Cents - Goode & McKay (Walkerton, Ontario)

Trade tokens › Business token
Aluminium • ⌀ 22 mm
N# 169792
Available for swap 5 Cents - Hanson Brothers (New Brunswick)

Trade tokens › Business token
Lead • 4.5 g • ⌀ 19.93 mm
N# 175285
5 Cents - Hi Ho Curb Service (Windsor)

Trade tokens › Business token
Plastic (brown) • 0.8 g • ⌀ 22 mm
N# 133310
5 Cents - J. Gascho & Son (Zurich, Ontario)

Trade tokens › Business token
Aluminium • ⌀ 26 mm
N# 177671
5 Cents - Maritime Business College (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

Trade tokens › Business token
Aluminium • ⌀ 15.5 mm
N# 180388
5 Cents - The Merchants Rubber Co. (Berlin, Ontario)

Trade tokens › Business token
Aluminium • ⌀ 21 mm
N# 169079
5 Cents - The Safe Limited Co-Operative Store

Trade tokens › Business token
Aluminium • 1 g • ⌀ 22 mm
N# 241105
5 Cents - A. Labelle (Hull, Quebec)
1892

Trade tokens › Business token
Brass • 5.0 g • ⌀ 24 mm
Breton His# 652, Bo# 1899f, TC# 153191, N# 181565
10 Cents - F. Walker's Grocery (Norwich, Ontario)

Trade tokens › Business token
Aluminium • 1.8 g • 23.5 mm
N# 181871
10 Cents - H. Stuckey (West Montrose, Ontario)

Trade tokens › Business token
Aluminium • ⌀ 28 mm
N# 177151

The Numista referee for exonumia of this issuer is bbybugs.

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