Volume 57 – #21

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Volume 57#21

January 21 – February 3, 2020

Bags of money are held by Michael Findlay, president of the Canadian Association of Numismatic Dealers, which is hosting its annual convention on Jan. 25-26 in Hamilton, Ont.

CAND Convention to return in late January without auction

The annual convention of the Canadian Association of Numismatic Dealers (CAND) is set to return to Hamilton this January, but – for the first time in decades – it will be without its auction. Opening the year in numismatics, the 2020 CAND Convention will be held Jan. 25-26 at the Sheraton Hamilton Hotel on 116 King St. W. The bourse will be open on Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with $4 admission and Sunday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with free admission. A $75 “early bird” admission, which begins Jan. 24 at 4 p.m. and runs for the duration of the show, is also available. “It’s the first major show of the year, and it’s the one that kicks everything off,” said show co-ordinator Tom Kennedy, who has been organizing the show for about 12 years. Continue reading →

Features
Vancouver’s ‘North Shore’ shows mark 45 years in 2020
Page 1
Scarborough Coin Club marks 44th anniversary, 23rd annual show
Page 6
Cash remains widely used despite concerns of cashless future
Page 22
Latest Coins of Canada catalogue adds RCM product numbers
Page 28

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Maritime coins
Page 18
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 29
Columns
Jesse Robitaille
Guest Commentary
How many is 'too many' when it comes to shows?
Page 6
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Roman Egypt a 'rich, diverse field' that includes Ptolemaic
Page 8

Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Exploring railway history with 'G.W.R.' countermark, fuel
Page 10
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Help requested in finding alleged errors
Page 12

Tony Hine
Canadian Key Dates
Canada's tombac coinage a product of war
Page 16
Sean Sinclair
Commemorative Coins
Greek Euro coins explore country's important history
Page 24

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