Volume 58 – #11

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Volume 58#11

September 1 – September 14, 2020

A 1920 Home Bank of Canada $5 note is expected to bring $45,000-$50,000 as Lot 27 of the upcoming RCNA Auction.

RCNA Auction going ahead online with 1,944 lots

While the annual convention of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) was cancelled due to COVID-19, the show’s four-session auction is going ahead online. The 1,944-lot auction was originally scheduled to take place at the July 21-25 convention in Halifax, N.S.; however, with the pandemic causing widespread event cancellations since mid-March, the sale was pushed back until Aug. 28-31. Hosted by The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC), the four-session sale features the Fort McMurray Collection, the second part of the Gem Collection, the third part of the Paris Collection plus material from 51 other consignors. “Our team has been hard at work preparing what we hope will be an opportunity to help change the mood somewhat during these particularly strange times,” said TCNC auctioneer Marc Verret, who’s the owner of the Québec-based auction house. Continue reading →

Features
Gold, silver prices skyrocket with implications for collector market
Page 1
Artist Bill Reid, champion of Haida culture, honoured on new $2 circulation coin
Page 1

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian 5 cents
Page 14
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 22
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 25
Columns
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Hideous gorgons on ancient Greek coins
Page 8
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Nova Scotia 'Broke' token varieties crude, rare
Page 10

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Mules in high demand – not just with error collectors
Page 12

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