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Volume 57 – #12

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Volume 57#12

September 17 – September 30, 2019

The only privately known 1911 silver dollar will be displayed in the Hilton Mississauga’s Graydon Ballroom on Sept. 7-8. (Photos by Heritage Auctions)

1911 silver dollar ‘coming back to Canada, never leaving again’

One of only two known 1911 silver dollars was recently “repatriated” by a pair of Canadian dealers, who partnered together to place a winning bid of $552,000 US (about $735,000 Cdn.) on the 339th lot of the Cook Collection of Canadian Coins. Offered by Texas-based Heritage Auctions on Aug. 15, the iconic Canadian rarity sold to Sandy Campbell, owner of Nova Scotia’s Proof Positive Coins, and Ian Laing, owner of Manitoba’s Gatewest Coin. “It was quite shocking how it happened,” said Campbell, who added he was bidding in the room while Laing bid online. Continue reading →

Features
2019 circulation set hits mark with young collectors
Page 1
RCNA to host coin grading, preservation course
Page 1
Canadian Numismatic Research Society meets at RCNA
Page 37
CAFNE raises five figures for numismatic education
Page 40

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian large and small cents
Page 30
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 38
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 41
Columns
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
Canada’s ‘great debt’ to steam underscored by vignettes
Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Not all submissions receive passing grades
Page 10

Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Montréal jeweller countermarked bank tokens
Page 12
Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
Challenge coins galore, plus a new ‘geocoin’
Page 16

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