Volume 56 – #09

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Volume 56#09

August 7 – August 20, 2018

A 1921-dated 50-cent coin in PCGS Specimen-64 is expected to cross the block for $150,000-$200,000 at the RCNA Auction hosted by The Canadian Numismatic Company this August.

1921-dated 50-cent piece to highlight RCNA Auction

A 1921-dated 50-cent coin in Specimen-64 condition is expected to bring upwards of $200,000 during the five-session sale held in conjunction with the upcoming convention of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA). The centrepiece of the 2,285-lot sale, which will be hosted Aug. 8-13 by The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC), will be the aforementioned 50-cent piece, commonly known as the “King of Canadian Coins.” Continue reading →

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Paper money forum renewed by unknowns
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CCN Trends
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CCN Marketplace
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Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
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Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
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Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
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John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Authenticating struck-through errors requries care
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Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
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Jesse Robitaille
New Issues
New numismatic issues from around the world
Page 30
Jeff Fournier
Show Circuit
Local and specialty ‘coin’ clubs that are gone but not forgo
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