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Pre-Confederation penny from Newfoundland - Newfoundland was a separate British colony and then dominion until 1949, when it joined Canadian Confederation.

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Landscape of Grand Pré, Canada (Photo: UNESCO/ Francois Gaudet) The archaeological remains in this bucolic setting testify to hardy European farmers who used dykes and the aboiteau wooden sluice system, a labor-intensive method that prevented saltwater tides from flooding the Pré marshland of Nova Scotia — one of the world’s most extreme tidal regions. The preserved area is more than 3,200 acres and was first developed by 17th-century Acadians of what was New France.