New year kicks off with a rarity-filled auction

Session 2 opens with Lot 396, an 1838 Province of Nova Scotia treasury note, with signatures. ‘This is the first note of its kind that we have had the opportunity to offer through our sales,’ says the Canadian Numismatic Company.

The new year is off to a fantastic start for collectors as the first major auction of 2024 is offering many rarities, including a Prince Edward Island holey dollar, a 1838 Province of Nova Scotia treasury note, a premium militaria collection and “stunning” lots of top-graded Canadian coins. It all starts on Friday, Jan. 19... Continue reading →

London dealer back at store after violent robbery

A January robbery at London Gold Buyer, a dealer store in London, Ont., sent owner Daniel Loewith to the hospital for nearly nine months. A member of the Canadian Association of Numismatic Dealers, Loewith was placed in an induced coma for several weeks and has undergone 34 minor procedures plus four major surgeries.

After nearly nine months in the hospital, including several weeks in an induced coma, an Ontario dealer has returned to work with no fears about the violent robbery that sent him there. On the morning of Jan. 5, four Toronto men entered London Gold Buyer in London, Ont., where one of them shot owner Daniel... Continue reading →

Canada Gold expands into numismatic business with acquisition of Canadian Coin & Currency

Canadian Coin & Currency, based in Richmond Hill, Ont., first began operating in 1987 by founder Steven Bromberg.

The new owners of Canadian Coin & Currency are keen on becoming involved in Canada’s numismatic scene. “We’re not planning to do much differently with Canadian Coin & Currency. It has a pretty strong, pretty smooth retail numismatic business. We plan to keep it going and also take some of that experience from Canadian Coin... Continue reading →

Collectors eager to acquire new coins with King’s effigy crash mint’s website

From the left, Royal Canadian Mint President Marie Lemay and artist Steven Rosati unveil the effigy of King Charles III at the Mint’s facility in Winnipeg, Man., on Nov.  14, 2023. (Photo courtesy of the RCM)

Demand for Canadian coins featuring the portrait of King Charles III temporarily shut down the Royal Canadian Mint’s online store shortly after the Crown corporation released details on the new strikes. “I can say the level of customer interest in the launch of His Majesty’s effigy exceeded our expectations and did temporarily disrupt our online... Continue reading →

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