Volume 57 – #26

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Volume 57#26

March 31 – April 13, 2020

A 10-kilogram 'Gold Maple Leaf' bullion coin – the largest ever struck by the Royal Canadian Mint – was on display at PDAC 2020, a mineral exploration and mining convention held in Toronto this March.

RCM launches largest-ever ‘Gold Maple’

The Royal Canadian Mint’s largest-ever Gold Maple Leaf (GML) – an annual bullion coin issued since 1979 – was recently struck in high relief at the Crown corporation's Ottawa facility. The 10-kilogram coin was on display at the Mint's booth at PDAC 2020, billed as “the world’s premier mineral exploration and mining convention,” in Toronto this March. "For more than 40 years, the Mint's Gold Maple Leaf has led the global precious metal industry by setting new standards for the purity and security of gold bullion coins," said Marie Lemay, Mint president and CEO. "We are proud to have created a 10-kilogram, 99.999 per cent pure collector edition of the Gold Maple Leaf coin as an exclusive expression of one of the world's most admired and coveted gold coins.” Continue reading →

Fraternal exonumia from Canada’s coming of age
Page 1
‘Raised’ notes remain popular with counterfeiters, collectors
Page 1
Annual ONA Convention headed to Burlington for first time
Page 6
Latest ‘R&D’ coin part of RCM’s March releases
Page 16
February Torex Auction brings more than $1M
Page 29

CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian five cents
Page 30
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 38
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 41
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
variety of P.E.I. 'Self Government and Free Trade' token
Page 8
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Damage undesirable for collectors, dealers alike
Page 10

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Buying 'possible' errors not the best strtategy
Page 12

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