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Volume 51 – #03

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Volume 51#03

May 21 – June 3, 2013

The design on the reverse (left) shows a leopard seal hunting for prey among a raft of penguins. The obverse (right) features the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. The coin has a weight of 10 grams, a diameter of 36.10 mm and a mintage of 7,500 pieces.

Kitchener’s continuity keeps ONA convention rolling

A highlight of the Saturday evening was the awards banquet, when the ONA recognized the work of its members. The highest award, the Award of Merit, is presented to the person living in Ontario who has made the greatest contribution toward the advancement of numismatics at all levels: local, provincial, and national. Continue reading →

Dealer donates unique production die to Currency Museum
Page 37

Focus on large and small cents
Page 24
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 30
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 33
Rumours will always persist on fabled 1936 dot cent

Pittman was a remarkable collector who managed to acquire all three of the 1936 dot cents at one time, and hung onto them until after his death. At one time he was simultaneously president of both the RCNA and the ANA; an unmatched achievement. There are even rumours that he was involved in the deal to have the coins produced, and that’s how he managed to put all three together. I did meet Pittman once, but we never got a chance to discuss the 1936 dot coin.

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By Bret Evans
Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
Paper collecting lingo not dissimilar to coin-speak
Page 12
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
Canadian banknotes transformed under George V’s reign
Page 14

Lewis E. Tauber
Numismatic Collateral
Canadian Tire money still alive and kicking
Page 18
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Diligence, perserverance unearth wrong-planchet errors
Page 22

Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
American postage stamps encased on Canadian tokens
Page 32
Carolyn Mullin
New Issues
Through a child’s eyes
Page 34

Bret Evans
Back Issues
A look back at numismatic history through CCN’s 50 years...
Page 36
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