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Volume 56 – #18

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Volume 56#18

December 11 – December 24, 2018

Some of the tri-metal tokens issued by the Royal Canadian Mint this October as part of its ‘R+D Lab Collection’ were recently discovered with die cracks through the centre of the obverse.

Tri-metal test token die crack discovered

An undetermined number of one of the Royal Canadian Mint’s recently released test tokens has been discovered with a prominent die crack through the centre of the obverse. Several of the Mint’s tri-metal tokens, which were issued as part of “R+D Lab Collection” this October, were found with die cracks by at least two southeastern Ontario dealers shortly after their release. Continue reading →

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Halifax club celebrates 60 years
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Communicating, marketing for 21st-century hobbyists
Page 11
Admiral Gardner made five round trips before disaster
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Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian 10 cents
Page 16
CCN Marketplace
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Page 22
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 25
Columns
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Pompey’s family, associates on various Roman coins
Page 8
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Bout de L’Isle tokens used to cross Montreal bridge
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John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Nice clashed dies extremely hard to come by
Page 12
Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
Armistice, Kirkland Lake centennials commemorated
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