Volume 56 – #01

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Volume 56#01

April 17 – April 30, 2018

The Bank of Canada Museum features seven zones that explore not only money but also each individual’s role, and the role of the bank itself, in the worldwide economy. Zone four (shown above) introduces visitors to money from around the world. All photos by Jeff Fournier.

High-tech Bank of Canada Museum brings Canada’s economic system to life

Visitors to the Bank of Canada Museum can take a selfie and put their face on a banknote, choose the colours and shapes to go along with it, and finalize the design with their signature to create their own custom banknote. Once created, the design can be emailed to its creator and displayed on a smartphone or other digital device. That’s one of the more popular activities awaiting visitors of the Bank of Canada Museum in the nation’s capital city of Ottawa. Continue reading →

Only known 1944 tombac five cents to be offered in private sale
Page 1
Long-time collector designs $1 fantasy note
Page 1
Viola Desmond not first female non-royal on Canadian currency
Page 16

CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian $1 and $2
Page 20
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 33
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Heracles shows his might regularly on Greek coins
Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Metal analyzer finds what the eye cannot
Page 12

Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
Canada’s role in First World War featured on 2018 medals
Page 14
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
What’s in a name? Plenty when seeking rare Side View token
Page 15

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