The Week in Shows (Nov. 20-26)

Today is the final day of the Autumn 2016 Torex Coin Show, which is held at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Toronto’s vibrant entertainment district. More than 40 dealers and hundreds of attendees have gathered this weekend for the two-day show and sale. Admission is $7 (although children 16-and-under are free). The show is open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today.

Attendees are also invited to participate in a raffle for a Royal Canadian Mint 2016 specimen set worth nearly $50. The draw will take place today at 2 p.m.


On Nov. 25-27, the Michigan State Numismatic Society is hosting its 61st Annual Fall Convention and Show at Macomb Community College, 14500 E. 12 Mile Rd, Warren, Mich. The show will open each day at 10 a.m., and run until 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Also on Saturday at 1 p.m., noted numismatist Brett Irick, who’s one of three Royal Canadian Numismatic Association directors for Ontario South-Central, is slated to lead a presentation on Japanese Invasion Money, which was a series of paper money used in several countries occupied by Japan during the Second World War. This series includes hundreds of different issues, nearly all of which can be purchased for a few dollars or less. A PowerPoint presentation will be shown by Irick, who will also display examples for review.

The Michigan State Numismatic Society will also host a Coin and Jewelry Convention in conjunction with its Annual Fall Convention on Nov. 25-28. About 250 dealer tables—many with coins and currency—will be joined by a new group of jewelry merchants.


The Niagara Falls Coin Club Show will be held Nov. 26 at Our Lady of Peace Hall on 6944 Stanley Ave., in Niagara Falls, Ont. The show will feature dealers from across Canada selling coins, paper money, tokens, books, supplies, jewelry, stamps, postcards and sports memorabilia.


Also on Nov. 26 is the North Shore Numismatic Society Coin, Stamp and Collectibles Show. Hosted by the North Shore Numismatic Society, the show will be held at the Nikkei Centre on 6688 Southoaks Cres., in Burnaby, B.C., from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be dealers of Canada coins; world coins; ancient money; stamps; covers; postcards; medals; tokens; banknotes and more. Admission $2 (although children under 16 years old are free if accompanied by an adult), and free underground parking is available.

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