Volume 55 – #20

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Volume 55#20

January 9 – January 22, 2018

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‘Very limited’ number of WWI silver rounders available

To mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, Canadian Coin News has teamed up with Ontario’s Beaver Bullion to present another commemorative silver rounder. This latest rounder, which is nearly sold out, is the second piece in an ongoing series by CCN and Ontario collector and owner of Beaver Bullion John Masterson, who was commissioned to design and produce the rounders. The positive response following the release of the Canada 150 one-ounce silver rounder this July prompted Trajan Media, publisher of CCN and Canadian Stamp News, to continue the rounder series. Initially offered only to CCN subscribers, the rounder is now available to the general public; however, supplies are “very limited,” according to Trajan’s managing partner and CCN Editor Mike Walsh. Continue reading →

Costly mistakes all too common in handling RCM coins
Page 1
$2500 gold coin wraps up Canada 150 commemoratives
Page 1
Looking back helps us move forward
Page 1

CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian Paper Money
Page 18
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 29
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Caesar was first living Roman to appear on coins
Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Columnist showed Mint error in its ways
Page 10

Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Buttons, blank planchets pressed into service
Page 14
Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
Santa and sleigh to be featured on Medal
Page 15

Jeff Fournier
Show Circuit
Brampton show helps wrap up 2017 numismatic year
Page 23
Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
Collect with a purpose or goal in mind
Page 24

Scott Hopkins
Book Review
Book explores Canadian fakery, and those behind it
Page 28

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