Volume 51 – #15

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Volume 51#15

November 5 – November 18, 2013

George and the Dragon one-ounce gold premium bullion coin, now available.

Silver $20 coins honour Canada’s ‘blue berets’ in Cyprus

“The Mint has long demonstrated its commitment to honouring Canada’s veterans and on the eve of the centennial of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the Second World War, I am pleased to confirm that we are developing an extensive coin program to commemorate these watershed moments in Canada’s history.” Continue reading →

Notes, tokens, coins bring strong bids in Toronto
Page 12
Mint strikes upon more Caribbean business
Page 12
U.S. dealer offers exclusive Canadian $2 Devil’s Brigade coins
Page 24
Giant coin featuring Carr detail among Mint’s latest offerings
Page 40

Focus on Canadian large cents
Page 26
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 34
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 32
Is MintChip the flavour of the future?

Electronic transactions are becoming more and more common. It isn’t even unusual now to encounter situations where cash is not an option. I am sure that 100 years from now, carrying cash will seem as logical as walking around with gold nuggets in your pocket. What really worries me is that we may have to develop a new system of grading. Can a new microchip qualify as MD-63?

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By Bret Evans
Bret Evans
Numismatic News earns, keeps your attention
Page 8
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
Governor general Dufferin graces 19th-century $2 bills
Page 10

Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
For your family’s sake, be prepared for the Reaper
Page 11
Ted Banning
The World of Money
Grenny’s diverse offerings included stamps, coins – and p...
Page 14

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Online offers continue to confound
Page 18
Carolyn Mullin
New Issues
Maker of mythology
Page 36

Carolyn Mullin
Numismatic Profile
Special goose takes love, pennies south for winter
Page 38

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