Volume 57 – #24

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Volume 57#24

March 3 – March 16, 2020

While more than 95 per cent of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association’s (RCNA) new recruits are made through its website, the association also uses Facebook (shown above) for further promotion and visibility online.

Clubs need online presence for ‘hobby’s very existence’

Coin clubs at all levels – local, regional and national – must maintain an online presence to survive in today’s Internet-focused world. Whether it’s with a website or through social media (such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube), this online presence is paramount in promoting a club’s visibility. Using the Internet, it’s now easier than ever for numismatists to reach like-minded people – researchers, historians and bankers to name just a few – but it’s all for nothing if their online presence is out of date or not engaging. “The bottom line is that what you get out of your website or Facebook page is directly proportional to what you put into it,” said Saint John Coin Club (SJCC) member Kevin Day-Thorburn, who’s also a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA). Continue reading →

NHL trailblazer Willie O’Ree graces latest ‘Black History’ coin
Page 1
Earliest, latest numismatic items highlighting mounted police
Page 11
Late Harry Eisenhauer a noteworthy collector
Page 24
Three PEI holey dollars to highlight Regina Show
Page 28

CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian s=large and small cents
Page 16
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 29
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
An unfinished Irish-looking blacksmith token
Page 8
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
New Brunswick banking history highly collectible
Page 10

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Not all of Etsy's listings are fake – just overpriced
Page 12

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