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Volume 52 – #04

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Volume 52#04

June 3 – June 16, 2014

Bullion was a bigger seller for 2013, with the sale of gold maple leaf coins up nearly 50 per cent over the year before.

Mint enjoys record sales year

The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) enjoyed another record year driven by sales in bullion, collector coins and producing coins for foreign clients Continue reading →

Features
Bell set for biggest sale at Expo
Page 19
‘Amazing’ Canadian collection comes to auction
Page 28
Berlin Wall’s fall symbol of freedom
Page 28
Canadian maritime disaster commemorated on two coins
Page 39
Royal visit commems lead the parade in RCM May offerings
Page 44

Regulars
Trends
Focus on Canadian Paper Money
Page 30
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 35
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 36
Editorial
Mint has lucrative business model

Reading over the Royal Canadian Mint’s (RCM) 2013 report reminded me of just how much the business of making coins has changed in just a few years.

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By Bret Evans
Columns
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Severus took severe measures to win power
Page 8
Ted Banning
The World of Money
Pioneering prairie collector wore many hats
Page 14

Tony Hine
Canadian Key Dates
1882H cent offers three varieties
Page 15
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Kril collection includes evidence of unusual die placement
Page 16

Carolyn Mullin
New Issues
Celebrating sainthood
Page 26
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Prolific tokens were struck on both sides of the border
Page 29

Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
Question of value not always simple to answer
Page 35
Lewis E. Tauber
Numismatic Collateral
Caves near Dead Sea yielded archeological treasures
Page 38

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