Volume 59 – #02

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Volume 59#02

April 27 – May 10, 2021

A group lot of 30 Newfoundland cents is expected to bring upwards of $225,000 in The Canadian Numismatic Company's Prominence Sale III.

Finest set of Newfie cents to highlight Prominence Sale III

A 30-piece group lot of Newfoundland copper cents, dating from 1865-1947 and including 20 examples certified at the top of their respective population reports, will cross the auction block in late April. Dubbed the Perth Collection, the complete set of Newfoundland circulation cents is offered by The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC) as part of its Prominence Sale III. With an opening bid of $145,000, the set is estimated at $175,000-$225,000 with a Trends valuation of $200,000. “We feel obligated to offer this set to our loyal collector base; however, the temptation to buy this ourselves … and put this away is intense,” said auctioneer Marc Verret, the owner of the Québec-based auction house. “Its completeness, rarity across the board, the eye-appeal and, of course, the history provided to a new owner is special. We see great value.” Continue reading →

Features
Collecting’s continuity counts on estate planning
Page 1
Québec founder Champlain, astrolabe highlight RCM’s April releases
Page 1
B.C. seeks forfeiture of 394 one-ounce silver coins, cash, car
Page 6
Meet ‘Xan’: Giving back, enjoying coins from California
Page 14

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian Paper Money
Page 16
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 29
Columns
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Nova Scotia’s Mayflower coinage varieties
Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Pre-euro coin recall not first – or last – mass waffling pro
Page 10

Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
Sailors, some lost at sea, remembered on early paper money
Page 12
Randy Heimpel
CoinNet
‘Find Rare Coins,’ Canadian coins, too, on collector site
Page 21

Sean Sinclair
Commemorative Coins
Panama Canal, a centenary of navigation on 2016 commemorativ
Page 24

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