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Volume 53 – #25

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Volume 53#25

March 22 – April 4, 2016

Rick Dupuis is host of Pocket Change Radio broadcast live on 91.3 FM Bluewater Radio in Hanover, Ont. The show airs on Tuesdays.

Pocket Change Radio casting ‘favourable light’ on numismatics

Rick Dupuis has returned after a short hiatus from the world of radio broadcasting, and he’s bringing numismatics back with him. In recent years, Canadian numismatic radio shows have become a rare offering, but Dupuis, a disc jockey for more than six years, is hoping to change that with his new show Pocket Change Radio, which is broadcast live on 91.3 FM Bluewater Radio in Hanover, Ont. “We do this by sharing experiences and stories in a light-hearted conversational manner,” said Dupuis. “The purpose of the show is to cast a favorable light on the hobby and get into some areas that collectors and dealers alike will find interesting.” Continue reading →

Features
Mint releases Batman vs Superman coins
Page 1
Number of Mint issues has grown 20 times in 20 years
Page 1
Re-engraved coins make for tokens of love past
Page 22
Unearthing numismatics in your own backyard
Page 26
Introducing the Waterloo Coin Society – host of the 2016 ONA Convention
Page 30
Canada’s ‘Toonie’ turns 20, releases nine commemorative issues
Page 32

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Maritime coins
Page 10
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 34
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 37
Editorial
Collecting local materials is a fun challenge

What do you know about the numismatic items that have been produced for your city or town? I’ll bet, not a lot. I would also bet that you would be surprised to find out that there have been several numismatic issues in your area and in the case of cities and towns such as Wildwood (Alta.), Sudbury (Ont.), or Vancouver (B.C.), they may even number in the dozens, hundreds, or like Toronto (Ont.), in the thousands. Wow!

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By Jim Szeplaki
Columns
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Speeding chariots a common sight on ancient coins
Page 8
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Demand bouyant for Lauzon Ferry tokens
Page 17

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Low online starting bids no incentive to pony up
Page 18
Ted Banning
The World of Money
Ewen McLeod was prominent P.E.I. numismatist
Page 24

Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
Column will feature recently issued numismatic ‘fringe’ pi
Page 27
Lewis E. Tauber
Numismatic Collateral
‘Numismatic Exonumia’ need not be a gamble
Page 28

Mike Walsh
New Issues
New numismatic issues from around the world
Page 33
Past Issues
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