Money and Calgary: The City’s History of Numismatics
May 10, 2019 - July 20, 2019
Curated by Marina Fischer from the Collections of Nickle Galleries and the Calgary Numismatic Society.
“There is nothing more fascinating than collecting coins, all history is summed up in them…they are the story of humanity.” W.H. Valentine (1856-1927)
Money and Calgary is a unique exhibition that celebrates the city’s extensive history of numismatics – the study and collecting of currency. Highlighting some of Canada’s earliest and most prominent collections, donors and collectors, the exhibition shines the light on the Calgary’s historic Numismatic Society and the University of Calgary’s renowned Numismatic Collection.