Ontario trade token book receives long-awaited update

Lorne Barnes’ impressive 808-page reference book, Trade Tokens of Ontario, uses the iconic numbering system created by late numismatist Fred Bowman of Lachine, Qué.

Long-time Ontario numismatist Lorne Barnes has released what he has billed as “the most up-to-date reference on Ontario trade tokens.” Barnes’ 808-page reference book Trade Tokens of Ontario, released this February, uses the iconic numbering system created by late numismatist Fred Bowman, of Lachine, Qué. Bowman, the first recipient of the J. Douglas Ferguson Award... Continue reading →

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