The collection of paper money, coins, and the other related ideas is known as numismatics. The concerned people are normally students but it is not necessary at all. For example there is a large numismatic collection in the University of Calgary When it comes to Canada there are many associations which are related to the idea and they are working to ensure that the idea of numismatic is spread. Such associations are also related to the fact that the market of the old coins and paper money also gets the prominence it deserves. Such organizations are also of the view that the studies are carried out so the currencies used in different eras become known to the people of today. Numismatics related organizations are very active in Canada and hence they are highly regarded among similar groups.
Canadian Association of Numismatic Dealers
Established in 1975 the organization makes sure that the old currencies are collected from all over the world and exhibitions are held. It is a completely non-profit organization that works for the betterment of the professionals that are related to the field. It is also abbreviated as CAND and has been regarded as a benchmark when it comes to the numismatics in Canada. They also operate a network of dealers which means that they buying and selling old currencies is not a problem if you are a numismatic enthusiast as well as the member of this association. It is the largest organization which is related to the hobby and the number of members is increasing with every passing day. There are many other organizations which related to this collaboration and hence the numismatic collection is large and very valuable.
Ontario Numismatic Association
The education, as well as the fellowship of the different people of the industry, is all that this association is about. It means that the people that are related to the organization can perform all the related functions of numismatic with ease. The educational side of the organization is highly praised and people get to know what a particular note was about in the past. The members of Ontario Numismatic Association are spread all over Canada and they collaborate with other organizations. They also make sure that the best collections are there with the members of the organization. The number of members is steadily increasing and the current count is 300 which show that a lot of people are enthusiastic about the hobby.
Royal Canadian Numismatic Association
Founded in 1950 the organization is one of the oldest and fosters the numismatic collections. The members are numerous and the collections of some of these are very rare. The best part of Royal Canadian Numismatic Association which none other follows is the fact that they held an annual convention each year which means that all members get together and discuss ideas and make sure that the best practices are carried out to promote numismatic art. The other important activities which are carried out by this organization are touring of minting services and history lectures which are related to any notes and coins. The latest convention of the organization also announced expansion plans to be implemented over next 5 years.