Canada began issuing stamps in 1851. The first were in the values of 3d, 6d, and 12d. The Threepenny Beaver depicted a beaver in an oval frame, and is considered the first Canadian postage stamp The 6d depicted Prince Albert and the 12d (1 shilling) a portrait of Queen Victoria. In 1859, Canada adopted a single decimal monetary system.

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