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Volume 57 – #06

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Volume 57#06

June 25 – July 8, 2019

A set of 1862 British Columbia gilt pattern coins are expected to bring upwards of $500,000 as Lot 434 of the June Torex Auction by The Canadian Numismatic Company.

1862 B.C. gilt patterns to highlight Torex Auction

A pair of rare 1862 BritishColumbia gold gilt coins certified as Specimen-63-plus and Specimen-63 from Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) are expected to bring upwards of half a million dollars at auction this June.To be offered as Lot 434 of the four-session Torex Auction, the $10 and $20 pieces are described by auctioneers as “fully struck with very nice and clean reflective surfaces.”“They should be considered amongst the rarest of Canadian issues,” said auctioneer Marc Verret, of The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC), which is hosting the 1,554-lot sale on June 28-July 1 in conjunction with the long-running Torex show in Toronto. Continue reading →

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Page 1
‘Every coin tells a unique story,’ says long-time designer
Page 6
Desmond joined by CMHR, eagle feather to represent social justice
Page 14
Selling a collection should be as fun as building one, says Marquis
Page 15
Mint to unveil ‘new approach’ to its numismatic business
Page 18
CEF battalion badges to highlight CSMMI Convention sale
Page 26

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian 20 & 25 cents
Page 20
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 30
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 33
Columns
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Small things can puzzle collectors sometimes
Page 8
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Widow of emperor Septimius Severus wielded great power
Page 10

Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Uncovering ultra-rare ‘Bust and Harp’ tokens
Page 12
Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
2019 St. Andrews token, new challenge coins
Page 16

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