Volume 51 – #13

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Volume 51#13

October 8 – October 21, 2013

The Dr. Mary Edwards Walker quarter is the 13th coin in the American Women Quarters Program, a four-year program.

Man of steel receives tributes in silver, gold and cupro-nickel

The world’s most famous superhero, Superman was created by Toronto-born artist Joseph Shuster and writer Jerry Siegel. Shuster, who moved from Toronto and attended high school in Cleveland, Ohio, modelled Superman’s city, Metropolis, after Toronto, and the Daily Planet after the Daily Star. The two created the character in 1933, and sold it to DC Comics, who debuted Superman in 1938. Continue reading →

Toronto sale offers superb token selection: auctioneer
Page 14
Cornwells, Maltby ready to share numismatic know-how
Page 18
British Royal Mint launches £20-for-£20 series
Page 18

Focus on Canadian two dollars
Page 26
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 32
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 35
Take your hobby on the road

As busy as this seems, it continues to amaze me that many collectors, possibly most, almost never get out to shows. That happens for a number of reasons. Obviously, many collectors outside of central Canada simply do not have access to as many shows. Another reason is that many collectors practice their hobby in private, when they can find time to be alone with their coins. In many cases the only people who know they collect are family members, a few close friends, and a couple of dealers.

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By Bret Evans
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
Canadian banks have strong Caribbean presence
Page 10
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Debate swirls around flags on Ships Colonies & Commerce to..
Page 15

Tony Hine
Canadian Key Dates
Postwar years strained Mint’s quality control
Page 16
Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
Demand key to determining a coin’s value
Page 19

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Internet listings come up short on accuracy
Page 20
Ted Banning
The World of Money
P.G. Tessier a mysterious Newfoundland numismatist
Page 24

Carolyn Mullin
New Issues
Peace palace passes milestone
Page 34
Lewis E. Tauber
Numismatic Collateral
Exploring island culture with currency
Page 40

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