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Volume 57 – #10

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Volume 57#10

August 20 – September 2, 2019

Original CCN consultant Clifford Mishler welcomes collectors to the 2019 Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) Convention alongside outgoing RCNA president Henry Nienhuis (centre) and Royal Canadian Mint Master Marie Lemay (right).

Camaraderie is king in Calgary

A city perhaps better known for its cows, Calgary is also a hotbed of numismatics, with its “western spirit” echoing the true spirit of a coin show – its camaraderie. This July, Canada’s numismatic community came together for the 66th annual convention of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) in Calgary, where western hospitality had collectors touting the hobby’s fellowship. “It’s a real honour to be here today,” said Royal Canadian Mint Master Marie Lemay, who – at her first numismatic convention – was joined by other officials from the RCNA, American Numismatic Association (ANA) and local host club Calgary Numismatic Society (CNS) at the opening ceremony on July 18. Continue reading →

Features
Third piece in CCN silver rounder series celebrates 1969 moon landing
Page 1
Cents, dimes highlight ‘lively’ RCNA Auction
Page 1
Calgary boasts 70-year history of organized coin collecting
Page 8
Former CCN consultant Mishler helps open RCNA Convention
Page 32

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian $1 and $2
Page 18
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 30
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 33
Columns
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Uncovering Livia, wife of Roman emperor Augustus
Page 10
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Unique cent with multiple errors difficult to figure out
Page 12

Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Bank of Upper Canada one-penny ‘dot’ cent
Page 14
Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
Saskatchewan medals abound for fringe collectors
Page 16

Sean Sinclair
Commemorative Coins
An introduction to Eurozone countries
Page 24
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