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Volume 52 – #26

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Volume 52#26

April 7 – April 20, 2015

Auctioneer Geoff Bell said this token, struck in 1844 for Peter McAuslane, the owner of a dry goods store, is the ‘star of the collection.’

170-year-old token ‘star of collection’ at Toronto Coin Expo

“We’re going to have my collection, which is probably the best offered in the last 20 years, and we’ve got some nice supplementary material from other collectors to go with it,” he said. “It’s going to be a real first-class sale.” Continue reading →

Features
New signatures on Canadian $20 bills
Page 1
Niagara Falls to host ONA convention
Page 1
Mint produce Pan Am medals
Page 7
Polish-Canadian Stamp Club’s annual show promotes ‘Solidarity’
Page 32
Mint invites Canadians to design 2017 coins celebrating Canada
Page 32
New coins honour Canada’s role in two war battles
Page 36

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian 20- and 25-cent
Page 10
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling
Page 34
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 37
Editorial
Show captures giving spirit

recently received a group email from Willard Burton reminding dealers of the Spring Rotary Coin Show. That reminder sparked me to realize how fortunate our numismatic community is to have individuals like Willard, who give of their time and talents to support collectors and dealers. But for Willard and his fellow members of the Brampton Rotary Club, the Coin Show has a very important benefactor: children.

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By mwalsh
Columns
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Fifth-century Rome saw first issue of tiny, monogrammed co
Page 8
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Some Wellington tokens are more ‘Canadian’ than others
Page 17

Carolyn Mullin
New Issues
Powerful puppets
Page 22
Ted Banning
The World of Money
Ontario collector championed use of numismatist’s cards
Page 24

Ian Robertson
News Bites
Mr. Spock’s presence on $5 bills not illegal: Bank of Canad
Page 26
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Readers respond to contest of dating coin
Page 30

Carolyn Mullin
Numismatic Profile
Artist craves real-life connection to subjects
Page 33
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