Numismatic history dates back to at least the Renaissance (1300-1600) and possibly even to ancient times. Through the centuries, numismatics’ backbone has been research and writing, which remain at the forefront of the hobby today. Research and writing are how seasoned collectors break new ground – the inexorable march of numismatic progress – but it’s also an avenue for beginners to enter the hobby. “The opportunities and resources for numismatic research have never been greater, nor has the amount of numismatic material to be researched – but neither have the potential pitfalls,” said long-time CCN columnist Stan Clute, of Calgary, who has been researching and writing for the past five decades. Continue reading →
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For the third year in a row, the Royal Canadian Mint is issuing a collector coin crafted entirely of Nunavut-sourced gold.
The Mississauga Coin & Stamp Show is set to be the second Ontario show – and the first in the Greater Toronto Area – since the COVID-19 pandemic caused widespread shutdowns beginning in March.
The Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) is inviting its member clubs to use its annual Zoom subscription – for free – through June 2021.