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Volume 51 – #24

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Volume 51#24

March 11 – March 24, 2014
Features
Not all mistakes happen during the production process
Page 8
Popular Mint sets caused furor in the ’60s
Page 12
Montreal Games spurred massive coin program
Page 13
Dollar coin took loony path to circulation
Page 14
CCN almost didn’t make it through the ’60s
Page 15
Nineties saw boom in circulationg commemoratives
Page 19
Internet helped revolutionize the hobby
Page 20
Current decade marked by penny’s demise
Page 21
‘Family focused’ key to Citadel Coins 20 years of business success
Page 40
Olympic medals getting heavier, but contain less gold
Page 44

Regulars
Trends
Focus on RCM products
Page 30
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 36
Show and Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 39
Editorial
Coin collecting 
is an enduring hobby

Going back through former issues it was remarkable to find that collectors have always sought eye-appeal, pursued key dates, and dreamed of great rarities such as the 1911 dollar.

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By Bret Evans
Columns
Stanley Clute
Ancient Coins
Portrait coins plentiful for the Benevento
Page 10
Ted Banning
The World Of Money
Winnipeg legislature architect also numismatist
Page 23

Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Starr & Shannon supplied much needed change in Nova Scotia
Page 26
Tony Hine
Canadian Key Dates
Wartime small cents tough to find in top condition
Page 28

Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
Kind dealer set collector up with a key date in the junk box
Page 29
Carolyn Mullin
New Issues
World Wanderer
Page 42

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