In 1960, Canadian 1 cent pieces ("pennies") were made of bronze, 5 cent pieces ("nickels") were made of nickel, and 10 cent pieces ("dimes"), 25 cent pieces ("quarters"), 50 cent pieces ("half dollars") and dollar coins were all composed of 80% silver (with, I believe, the balance being copper).
250 Pounds (NZ) in 1960 had the purchasing power of about $8,319.27 NZD today. NOTE - This historical conversion is the result of many calculations and considerations for which I cannot take credit. The resulting answer should only be regarded as an approximation.
The minimum value of a 1 dollar 1960 is 19.31 $, due to the value of the silver that composes it. Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors , the value of a 1 dollar 1960 varies from 19$ to 730 canadian $
The Canadian Jewish News paper, a weekly newspaper for the Canadian Jewish community, has been founded in 1960. There also is a special edition of the newspaper for the Canadian Jewish community in Montreal, which was founded in 1976.
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