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Volume 55 – #04

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Volume 55#04

May 30 – June 12, 2017

Brian Bell of Geoffrey Bell Auctions holds the coveted set of 1935 banknotes featuring the rare serial number 5.

Covered Bridge Collection heats up as Spring Toronto Coin Expo approaches

A set of low serial number banknotes, each with the same “000005” ending, is continuing to garner widespread attention leading up to this year’s Toronto Coin Expo Sales. Discussion about the upcoming sales have reached as far away as Europe, according to Brian Bell, of New Brunswick’s Geoffrey Bell Auctions, the official Coin Expo auctioneer. “We have people telling us upon their return from Germany that the collection was spoken of,” he said. “It’s reached the end buyers, and we’ve been asked for catalogues already. Continue reading →

Features
Covered Bridge Collection big draw for spring Expo
Page 1
Canada 150 focus of RCM’s May releases
Page 1
Canadian coins exhibit Shingles’ keen eye, steady hand
Page 17
No lot unsold at dealer’s first public auction
Page 35
Regina Coin Show features Princess Patricia 1917 $1
Page 40

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian Paper money
Page 24
CCN marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 36
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 41
Columns
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Antioch was key source of Roman Empire coinage
Page 8
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Brass, mule Bouquet Sous varieties are true rarities
Page 10

Ted Banning
The World of Money
Renaud left major mark on hobby, fellow collectors
Page 12
Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
27 coin clubs on board for Canada 150 medals
Page 29

Mike Walsh
New Issues
New numismatic issues from around the world
Page 34
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Die caps, brockages almost impossible to find today
Page 38

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