Day 2 of ONA convention under way
Canadian Coin News writer, Jeff Fournier, gave a symposium presentation on Collecting Canadian Centennial Tokens and Medals.
The popular Show and Bourse of the annual Ontario Numismatic Convention opens at 10 a.m. today at the the Holiday Inn at 30 Fairway Road South in Kitchener, Ont.
The convention kicked off on Friday with four educational talks, a sneak preview for delegates of the Show and Bourse, and wrapped up with a reception to mark the official opening of the ONA’s 54th convention.
The convention continues today with the show and bourse, various club meetings and concludes with the convention banquet featuring keynote speaker Walter Ostromecki, who is the immediate past president of the American Numismatic Association (ANA).
For more details on this weekend’s ONA convention, visit http://www.the-ona.ca/con2016.php.
Judy Blackman gave a educational symposium presentation on Little Gems 1800 – 1920. Here, Scott E. Douglas, chair of the Educational Symposium, thanks Blackman for her insightful presentation.
Rev. Angus Sutherland, a retired Presbyterian minister, gave an interesting presentation on Communion Tokens: the history and use of.
ONA President Robb McPherson and Bourse Chair Ben Dettweiler seen here at the opening reception for the ONA’s 54th annual convention.
ONA Registration Chair Peter Becker, right, presents a Lighthouse $20 for $20 presentation case (donated by Canadian Coin News) to Steve Woodland, of Ottawa, who won the early bird registration draw.