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Volume 51 – #22

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Volume 51#22

February 11 – February 24, 2014
Features
A steel-making primer for numismatists
Page 13
Assignats one of French Revolution’s blunders
Page 15
Pistrucci left numismatic legacy
Page 28
PCGS gets aggressive with anti-counterfeiting feature
Page 28
Late Maple Leaf flag designer’s work appeared on many coins
Page 29

Regulars
Trends
Focus on Canadian paper money
Page 20
Show and Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 25
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Editorial
The many faces of the collector

Some people buy things because they like the story they tell, others because they are pretty, and still others because they need them to complete their collection.

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By Bret Evans
Columns
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Augustus saved Rome from civil war
Page 8
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
T.S. Brown: a merchant who became a rebel
Page 10

Ted Banning
The World Of Money
Hart held famous 19th-century collection
Page 11
Tony Hine
Canadian Key Dates
Missing chrome 5-cent mintage offers rare variety
Page 12

Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
Reading a coin can avoid foolish mistakes
Page 17
Carolyn Mullin
Numismatic Profile
Mint delivers on artist's high standards
Page 30

Carolyn Mullin
New Issues
Honouring the Greek gods
Page 31
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