Volume 56#19

December 25 – January 7, 2019

Canadian Association of Wooden Money Collectors President France Waychison shows off a spruce dollar from Prince George, B.C. It’s one of about 150 different examples issued in northern British Columbia’s largest city.

Collecting wooden money remains strong in Canada

Founded in 1975 with 45 charter members and expanding beyond 200 members by the end of that decade, the Canadian Association of Wooden Money Collectors (CAWMC) is showing no signs of slowing down. Throughout more than four decades, the national organization for collectors of Canadian wooden money, tokens and other souvenirs has kept its membership at about 100. A core group of about a dozen members, including President France Waychison, attended the CAWMC’s most recent meeting in Mississauga. Continue reading →

Features
Canadian, U.S. numismatics enjoys history of ‘rich ties’
Page 1
Admiral Gardner coins destined for circulation in India
Page 11
$10K in inventory stolen as west-end Toronto dealer robbed at gunpoint
Page 21

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian paper money
Page 16
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling
Page 22
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 25
Columns
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
‘Speed the Plough’ token among many issued on PEI
Page 8
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
Banknotes pay tribute to Canada’s agriculture
Page 10

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Hanging digit clashed dies occured over more than 10 years
Page 12
Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
Armistice centennial, Lac-au-Saumon medals among latest issu
Page 14

Jesse Robitaille
New Issues
New numismatic issues from around the world
Page 24
Past Issues
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