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Volume 56 – #22

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Volume 56#22

February 5 – February 18, 2019

Among the highlights of the Royal Canadian Mint's first catalogue of the year is the first $3 Fine silver coin of the 12-piece 'Celebrating Canadian Fun and Festivities' series.

RCM kicks off 2019 with 20 new issues

Nearly 20 new issues, including seven new sets, were released Jan. 8 as part of the Royal Canadian Mint’s first numismatic catalogue of 2019. Among the highlights is the first $3 Fine silver coin of the 12-piece “Celebrating Canadian Fun and Festivities” series, which is a month-by-month exploration of Canada. The journey begins in Niagara Falls, Ont., where colourful lights and a fireworks display light up the dark January night. Continue reading →

Features
Numismatic literature through world wars and beyond
Page 1
Two $2 circulation coins, one coloured, to mark 75th D-Day anniversary
Page 6
$1 circulation coin to mark decriminalization of homosexuality
Page 28

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian 50 cents
Page 18
CCN Trends
Charlton Publications
Page 24
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 29
Columns
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Roman Republic’s quinarius has storied history
Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Changes at RCM make new error types possible
Page 10

Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
CFL ‘coins,’ Kingsville, Ont. medal available
Page 12
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Border, edge distinguish Wellington token
Page 13

Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
Thrill of chase drives collectors of all stripes
Page 14
Jesse Robitaille
New Issues
New numismatic issues from around the world
Page 29

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