Volume 55#11

September 5 – September 18, 2017

Made of white bronze, the filigree pattern on this $30 Fine silver coin creates the realistic impression of an intricate wrought-iron gate behind which beckons artist Tony Bianco’s scene of a lush, colourful garden.

Diverse themes, innovations grace Mint’s latest coins

The Royal Canadian Mint continues to open new windows on the story of Canada with its newest offering of collector coins, which are now available for purchase. The Mint has released another exciting coin innovation with its first-ever use of filigree on the 2017 $30 Fine silver coin, “Gate to Enchanted Garden.” Made of white bronze, the filigree pattern designed by Margaret Best creates the realistic impression of an intricate wrought-iron gate behind which beckons artist Tony Bianco’s scene of a lush, colourful garden. Continue reading →

Features
NGC certifies ‘mule’ error on RCM 2017 gold wolf coin
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Robert Fritsch takes ‘best of show’ at RCNA annual exhibits
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‘Unique’ J.O.P. Silver Dollars type discovered
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Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian 20 and 25 cents
Page 18
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 29
Columns
Scott Hopkins
Cherry Picking Canada
1991 quarter a key for today’s modern collection
Page 6
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
Family Compact, rebellion had close ties to banks
Page 10

Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Uniface token’s existence fraught with uncertainty
Page 11
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Errors can contain a variety of unusual edges
Page 12

Mike Walsh
New Issues
New numismatic issues from around the world
Page 24
Past Issues
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