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Volume 52 – #11

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Volume 52#11

September 9 – September 22, 2014

William Waychison, right, receives the ANA Presidential Award from President Walter Ostromecki, left, at the recent World’s Fair of Money in Chicago. They are surrounded by members of the Canadian numismatic community, including, back from left: Clifford Miesher, France Waychison, Brett Irick, Bill Cross, Dan Gosling and Paul Johnson.

Waychison recognized by ANA at opening ceremonies

A former past president of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) has received singular recognition by the American Numismatic Association (ANA). A “shocked” William Waychison stood in disbelief on the podium when ANA president Walter Ostromecki made the announcement during the opening ceremonies of the recent World’s Fair of Money in Chicago. Waychison, the immediate past president of the RCNA, was participating in the ceremony as part of this ANA’s convention theme, Hands Across the Border, a joint-partnership of the ANA and RCNA to promote each other’s conventions and the hobby. “The ANA Presidential Award is given, at the discretion of the president, to recognize an individual who works tirelessly behind the scenes for the hobby to make it better overall,” Ostomecki later told Canadian Coin News (CCN). Continue reading →

Features
Proper nouns double-checked
Page 1
Canadians shine at ANA event
Page 7
Mint releases snowy owl $50 coin
Page 1

Regulars
Trends
Focus on Canadian Paper Money
Page 10
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 30
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 37
Editorial
Canadian system produces great coins

For most of its life, the Royal Canadian Mint has had a relatively free-hand when it comes to designing coins. What I mean, is that the corporation, and the government department that preceded that, really only had to worry about pleasing its government masters. For the most part, members of the general public have very …

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By Bret Evans
Columns
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
Toronto banks have colourful, sometimes sordid history
Page 4
Bret Evans
Coinnet
CoinProject.com less about fancy, more about function
Page 8

Ted Banning
The World of Money
Sarnia’s first city mayor also first-class tailor, numismat
Page 17
Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
Coin dealing began as secondary income source
Page 22

Tony Hine
Canadian Key Dates
Canadian Key date 1886 ten-cent varieties
Page 24
Carolyn Mullin
Numismatic Profile
Seaside living inspires Maritimes artist
Page 28

John Regitko
Errors & Varieites
Die edge breaks can be hard to find
Page 33
Lewis E. Tauber
Numismatic Collateral
A token look at the Palmolive generation
Page 36

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