“Like any good story, we always start at the beginning.” Once upon a time, Calgarian Lisa Dare worked with a woman whose husband was a coin collector. As many collectors do, this man shared his hobby with friends, including fellow Calgarian and long-time numismatist James Williston. Eventually, Dare’s colleague encouraged her to go on a so-called “blind date” with her husband’s coin-collecting friend – and little did she know, it would change the rest of her life. “She said, ‘He’s a really great guy, he has a great job, a stable income and – oh, he’s a coin collector.’ She just kind of slid that in there.” Continue reading →
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