Volume 56 – #16

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Volume 56#16

November 13 – November 26, 2018

From left: Lt.-Col. Dave MacIntyre; Royal Canadian Mint Interim President and CEO Jennifer Camelon; and Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario Command Royal Canadian Legion President Ronn Anderson unveil a $2 circulation coin commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armistice at the Mint’s production facility in Winnipeg.

New $2 circulation coin marks ‘Armistice 100’

A $2 circulation coin marking the 100th anniversary of the First World War Armistice was unveiled Oct. 15 by the Royal Canadian Mint. Recalling the signing of the historic peace treaty that officially ended the Great War on Nov. 11, 1918, the coin was unveiled at the Mint’s Winnipeg facility before invited guests and the men and women who produced this keepsake. A total of three million coins, including two million selectively coloured and one million unpainted, will be issued nationwide in honour of this crucial event in Canadian and world history. Continue reading →

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Youngsters return to RCNA ‘Coin Kids’ auction
Page 9
Two arrested after brazen $120K Edmonton robbery
Page 24

CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian five cents
Page 18
CCN Marketplace
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Page 12
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 29
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Mythological creatures on Greek coins
Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Old RCM photo shows quality control inspectors at work
Page 10

Jeff Fournier
Show Circuit
Guelph Coin Show ‘going strong’ after two decades
Page 12
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Bouquet sou overstruck on tiffin proves intriguing
Page 14

Ted Banning
The World of Money
John McBean, 1909 ANA Convention ‘Wild Man’
Page 16
Randy Heimpel
ENS unveils comprehensive new website
Page 24

Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
Port Colborne medal, Quebec token issued
Page 25

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