CANADA: 100,000 Georges

To the world's all too numerous silver dollars—the Straits Dollar, the Hongkong Dollar, the Shanghai Dollar, the Mexican Dollar, the Sun Yat-sen Dollar, the Standard Chinese Dollar—the Canadian Government last week announced that it will add the George Dollar, first silver dollar in that Dominion. To make the George Dollar as different as possible from the old U. S. Dollar, Canada's mint will strike a coin only slightly larger in diameter than a 50¢piece but nearly twice as thick. Doubtful whether Canadians really care for silver dollars, the Royal Canadian Mint...

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