Volume 57 – #05

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Volume 57#05

June 11 – June 24, 2019

Rarity, quality of Cornerstone Collection ‘unmatched at any point in Canadian numismatics’

The Cornerstone Collection, which includes an unprecedented 20 unique pieces among its offering of more than 250 Canadian specimen coins dated from 1870-1953, will be offered in a fixed-price catalogue beginning this June.Assembled by a “well-known” Canadian family throughout half a century, the collection – estimated at $5 million altogether – features a range of the finest-known rarities in Canadian numismatics. It will be offered by Nova Scotia dealer Sandy Campbell, owner of Proof Positive Coins, who submitted the collection to Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) for certification earlier this year.“It’s simply a landmark collection,” said Campbell, who added the amount of unique coins alone is “unheard of and unmatched by all the great collections of Canadian coinage.” Continue reading →

Detailed inventory key to appraising, selling collection
Page 1
Collector coins celebrate CN’s ‘fascinating history of connecting Canadians’
Page 1
Choosing Desmond from list of 461 iconic woman a daunting task
Page 16

CCN Trends
Focus on Maritime coins
Page 18
CCN Marketplce
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 29
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
‘Genial, blundering’ William IV recalled on Canadian notes
Page 8
Randy Heimpel
Pheli Mint celebrating second anniversary
Page 10

Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Intriguing ‘bouquet sou’ off-centre strike
Page 12
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Defects due to lacquer or glue residue
Page 14

Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
Troyak medal celebrates Poland’s independence
Page 22
Sean Sinclair
Commemorative Coins
Milestones in 2018 commemorated on coins
Page 24

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