Volume 58 #24

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Volume 58#24

March 2 – March 15, 2021

Cassidy Stroud (left), national youth co-ordinator of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association, staffs a booth at Trajan's National Postage Stamp & Coin Show.

Club-level considerations for engaging young collectors

While COVID-19 has changed much about the hobby, its impact on young collectors remains to be seen. Many of today’s collectors have returned to the hobby in retirement – after their families were raised and careers completed – but most of them were also exposed to numismatics at a much younger age. As discussed in the series’ first story (“Engaging young collectors begins with fostering emotional investment,” CCN Vol. 58 #23), the depth of a young collector’s emotional investment into his or her collectibles can mean the difference between a fleeting hobby and a life-long obsession. But aside from individuals appealing to young collectors’ emotions, what role do clubs play in spurring children to collect? Continue reading →

Features
Black Loyalists honoured among latest RCM issues
Page 1
Trajan’s ‘National Show’ latest COVID-19 victim
Page 1
Bidding begins Feb. 26 for TCNC’s second Prominence Sale
Page 8
Canadian history, culture on two new gold coinsv
Page 23

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Proof-like Singles
Page 16
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 29
Columns
Guest Commentary
What holds for 'the world of money'?
Page 6
Sean Sinclair
Commemorative Coins
Ireland, Spain among Euro's original adopters
Page 10

Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Confusing number of laurel leaves on rare 'Thistle' variety
Page 12
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Certified Canadian double-headed, -tailed coins turning head
Page 14

Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
Canada's highest circulation denominations demonetized in Ja
Page 22

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