Volume 56 – #13

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Volume 56#13

October 2 – October 15, 2018

A newly discovered unlisted date of Saxony’s two-ducat gold coin, this struck in 1740, was recently found by a Canadian dealer. The coin features the ‘FWoF’ mint mark, which indicates the coin was struck by Dresden mint master Friedrich Wilhelm o Feral. It’s an ‘extraordinary’ find, according to fellow dealer Peter McDonald.

‘Extremely rare’ Saxony coin found in Canada

What’s described as an “extremely rare unlisted date” of Saxony’s two-ducat gold coin, this a 1740-dated piece struck in what’s now Poland, was recently discovered by a Canadian dealer. After unknowingly purchasing the aforementioned piece in a bullion collection, the dealer, who wishes to remain anonymous, was unable to find the coin in any reference books. He contacted Peter McDonald, winner of the 2018 Charles D. Moore Professional Numismatic Award, for further information. Continue reading →

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3D ‘sculptural coins’ among September releases
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Research society meets at RCNA Convention
Page 19
‘Brisk’ attendance at second annual VNS show
Page 23

CCN Trends
Focus on Proof-like singles
Page 24
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 34
Show & Bourse
Check out these shows in your area
Page 37
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Sulla remembered for crucial reforms as dictator of Rome
Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Bubbles on non-plated alloy coins infrequently encountered
Page 12

Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Ireland, U.S., Canada all claim this token
Page 15
Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
RCNA Convention swag, another Canada 150 medal
Page 30

Jesse Robitaille
New Issues
New numismatic issues from around the world
Page 36

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