Volume 57 – #03

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Volume 57#03

May 14 – May 27, 2019

About $600 worth of material was offered to dozens of young bidders in the 36-lot Young Collectors Postage Stamp and Coin Auction this March.

‘Young Collectors’ turn up in full force at Trajan’s ‘National Show’

Bidding was fierce between dozens of eccentric juniors vying for nearly 40 lots of material in the Young Collectors Postage Stamp and Coin Auction this March.Organized by Lisa McPherson, national youth co-ordinator of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) and first vice-president of the Ontario Numismatic Association (ONA), the auction offered 36 lots of material donated by various hobby organizations as well as individual dealers and collectors.“There’s about $600 worth of material being offered today, and everybody will get something,” said McPherson, who served as the auction runner and added every participant who didn’t win a bid would receive a gift bag. Continue reading →

Features
Comprehensive French Regime collection to highlight Coin Expo auction
Page 1
RCM celebrates ‘golden gift of friendship’ with surprise issue
Page 1
ONA Convention picks up pace in Kingston
Page 17
Local family business inspires youth in numismatics
Page 23
‘New study’ on Canadian tokens set for release at Coin Expo
Page 28

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Proof-like singles
Page 18
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 29
Columns
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
New Brunswick tokens issued despite rejection from Britain
Page 8
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
Two war-time prime ministers on Canadian notes
Page 10

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Grease cooking up some nice errors
Page 12
Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
Looking back on past APNA medals
Page 16

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