Volume 59 – #26

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Volume 59#26

March 29 – April 11, 2022

A 1935 French-language $25 commemorative note in About Uncirculated-50 is expected to bring $19,000 as Lot 1080.

Premier Auction to return to Trajan’s National Show

This April, for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, Colonial Acres will hold its biannual Premier Auction live and in person. While Colonial held its past four Premier Auctions online with no in-person floor bidding, this year’s spring event marks a return to the in-person auction after the Ontario government has lifted nearly all of its major pandemic restrictions, including on indoor public gatherings. The two-session auction will take place on April 8-9 during Trajan Publishing’s National Postage Stamp & Coin Show at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale hotel in Mississauga, Ont., where more than 1,300 lots will cross the block. “Running the auction in a live setting for the first time in over two years is going to be exciting,” said auctioneer Kirk Parsons, a co-owner with the Kitchener, Ont.-based auction house. “Many customers and bidders alike that attend the show have been long-time friends and loyal customers, and being able to communicate and talk in person and enjoy the camaraderie that goes along with coin shows and live auctions is something we have all missed.” Continue reading →

‘Bigger Picture’ continues on March RCM catalogue
Page 1
Trajan’s ‘National Show’ returns after prolonged pandemic hiatus
Page 1
1937 British penny offered in ‘pieces’
Page 6
Regina collector finds new 1858 variety
Page 12

Pick Our Brain
Do you have a collecting question?
Page 6
CCN Trends
Focus on RCM Collectibles
Page 16
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 30
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
Beehives an apt symbol on early Canadian money
Page 8
Tony Hine
Canadian Key Dates
Toonie launched with a matching timepiece
Page 14

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Promotional prowess key when selling phoney errors
Page 24
Randy Heimpel
Calgary dealer’s site leads by example
Page 28

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