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Volume 51 – #10

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Volume 51#10

August 27 – September 9, 2013

The medals' obverse design features the official Canada 150 logo designed by

Faulkner honoured with top numismatic award

Christopher Faulkner was honoured with the J. Douglas Ferguson Award for distinguished service to Canadian numismatics, the highest honour in Canadian numismatics, at the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association annual convention, held July 24-28, in Winnipeg, Man. Faulkner has been active in Canadian numismatics for decades. His first published work on the subject was an article in the Canadian Numismatic Journal in 1961. Continue reading →

Features
Collectors descend on Winnipeg for RCNA
Page 16
Colville hoped kids would get a kick out of his animal designs
Page 20
New heir, new special issues from the Royal Mint
Page 33

Regulars
Trends
Focus on Canadian 50 cents
Page 22
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 28
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 31
Editorial
Can’t help getting the warm fuzzies at RCNA convention

While much of coin collecting is about grading, history, the minting process, and the buying and selling of coins to meet a collecting goal, the fellowship that comes from associating with other collectors is a very tangible benefit as well. For one thing, a lot of coin collectors really are fun people who love to hang out and tell a few jokes, while comparing coins.

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By Bret Evans
Columns
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Coins help tell tale of Rome’s mythic origins
Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Can’t make seminars? Error and variety manual ready by mail
Page 10

Ted Banning
The World Of Money
Tracking numismatic roots for the Vickerys
Page 12
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Blacksmith offers peculiar die combinations
Page 15

Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
Collectors savour thrill of the chase
Page 17
Tony Hine
Canadian Key Dates
Melted silver makes 1920 halves low mintages
Page 30

Bret Evans
Back Issues
A look back at numismatic history through CCN’s 50 years...
Page 31
Carolyn Mullin
New Issues
These chicks are chilly
Page 32

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