Volume 57 – #23

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Volume 57#23

February 18 – March 2, 2020

A 1924 $1,000 bank legal specimen certified as About Uncirculated-53 PPQ (premium paper quality) is expected to bring $50,000-$75,000 as Lot 170.

Rare 1924 ‘bank legal’ specimen to cross block at Torex Auction

A $1,000 “bank legal” specimen issued by the Dominion of Canada nearly a century ago is expected to bring upwards of $75,000 at this February’s Torex Auction. Used by the federal government to move large amounts of money between banks, the 1924-dated bank legal (DC-37S) is offered as Lot 170 of the four-session auction by The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC). “For most of the 19th century, Canadian banks physically moved high-denomination, publicly negotiable bearer notes to settle their debts with each other,” explains the Autumn 2016 Bank of Canada Review. Continue reading →

Features
ONA President Scott Douglas named ‘Numismatic Ambassador’
Page 1
Edward VIII sovereign patterns now Britain’s most valuable coin
Page 6
Annual RCNA award nominations now open
Page 24

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on RCM Collectibles
Page 18
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows is your area
Page 29
Columns
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Encounters in Roman Gaul spur creation of Celtic coinage
Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Etsy riddled with high-priced phoney errors
Page 10

Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Tall trees distinguish 1842 BMO halfpenny variety
Page 12

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