Volume 56 – #03

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Volume 56#03

May 15 – May 28, 2018

More than 1,000 collectors attended the two-day National Postage Stamp & Coin Show this April.

Trajan show returns with a bang

The National Postage Stamp and Coin Show set a new record for attendance this April, when more than 1,000 collectors gathered for the biannual event in Mississauga. On April 7-8, the show returned to the Greater Toronto Area for the fifth time since 2015, when Trajan Media took over what was then known as the National Postage Stamp Show from the Canadian Stamp Dealers’ Association. After expanding the event to include numismatics and moving locations in spring 2016 to the Hilton Mississauga, the show has continued to grow each year. Continue reading →

‘Premier’ auction at show ‘exceeded our expectations’
Page 1
Mint issues third coin of ‘Predator’ series
Page 6
‘Know your enemies,’ warns conservator
Page 23

CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian Paper Money
Page -128
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 29
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Grains’ importance reflected on Roman coinage
Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Readers submit more wonderful errors
Page 10

Jeff Fournier
Show Circuit
Cambridge show shines in 27th year
Page 12
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Fakers’ effort to fix flaw was itself flawed
Page 14

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