Volume 59 – #08

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Volume 59#08

July 20 – August 2, 2021

Canadian Association of Numismatic Dealers President Michael Findlay is working with other hobby officials to explore potential partnerships, including for shows.

CAND looks to ‘improve the profile of our organization’

After one cancelled convention of its own, as well as countless other shuttered coin shows and dealer stores due to the pandemic, the Canadian Association of Numismatic Dealers (CAND) can finally see a light at the end of the tunnel. The roughly 50-member association representing dealers in Canada and the United States held its first virtual annual general meeting (AGM) in early June. Officials and members discussed how they can “better our hobby, our industry and our organization as things go forward,” according to CAND President Michael Findlay, of Angus, Ont. “First and foremost, we want to have some continuity with our convention,” said Findlay, who’s hoping to confirm CAND’s next convention date for early 2022, “preferably” in January, at the Sheraton hotel in downtown Hamilton, Ont. Continue reading →

Features
In-person coin shows survive, set to return this fall in Canada
Page 1
Contemporary counterfeit debate causes one collector to leave hobby
Page 1
Fifth, sixth 1954 five-cent ‘NSF’ varieties found in Winnipeg
Page 6
Love tokens’ collector appeal depends on engraving
Page 14

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Maritime coins
Page 16
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 29
Columns
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
$2 notes in present-day Canada pre-date country’s Confederat
Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Diligence, luck required to find errors, varieties
Page 10

Randy Heimpel
CoinNet
VCoins offers collectors mall-like ‘online coin show’
Page 22
Sean Sinclair
Commemorative Coins
A convergence of titans: Tokyo 2020 coinage
Page 28

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