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Big Nickel turns 50

Big Nickel turns 50

Dynamic Earth will also host celebrations throughout 2014 in honour of the Big Nickel’s 50th birthday. The Big Nickel, an exact replica of the 1951 Canadian five-cent piece, will officially turn half a century old on July 22, 2014. A large community party will be held on that date. In addition many activities and special [...]

March 24, 2014 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories, Upfront 0

Where’s the Big Penny?

Where’s the Big Penny?

In addition to the Big Nickel, Sudbury once had a big penny. Its whereabouts remain a mystery. The Big Nickel celebrated its 45th anniversary in 2009. The idea belongs to Ted Szilva. He suggested a coin park as a Centennial project when Canada celebrated its 100th birthday. The idea didn’t receive official sanction or support. [...]

July 6, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories 0