Volume 56 – #08

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Volume 56#08

July 24 – August 6, 2018

A 1935 Series $50 note (BC-14) in Paper Money Guaranty Choice Uncirculated-64 EPQ (exceptional paper quality) realized $38,350 at the June Torex Auction hosted by the Canadian Numismatic Company.

Paper money ‘very strong’ at Torex sale

The Wildlife Museum Collection – most notably its paper money section – brought several highlights at the June Torex Auction hosted by The Canadian Numismatic Company in Toronto. According to auctioneers, the four-session sale – held June 22, 23, 25 and 26 – attracted “serious buyers” as the Québec-based auction house set a company record for the number of bidders on the sale’s banknote section. Continue reading →

Nunavut-sourced gold highlights Mint’s July catalogue
Page 1
2019 ONA Convention coming to Kingston
Page 1
Iconic RCMP celebrates 145 years
Page 6

CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian 20 and 25 cents
Page 20
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 30
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 33
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Mysterious ‘farthing’ has links to Montreal ship chandler
Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Readers own some interesting errors
Page 10

Ted Banning
The World of Money
Naismith, Hanlon among recipients of numismatist’s medal
Page 12
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
Final Dominion of Canada series includes rarities
Page 13

Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
Canadian Tire, Québec medals issued
Page 14
Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
Fundamentals of coin investing
Page 26

Jeff Fournier
Show Circuit
Lambton token catalogue launched at Brantford show
Page 28
Jesse Robitaille
New Issues
New numismatic issues from around the world
Page 29

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