Volume 59 – #10

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Volume 59#10

August 17 – August 30, 2021

The 30-coin 'Perth Collection' of Newfoundland cents is once again expected to cross the auction block for $225,000.

Perth Collection of Newfie cents offered for second time in four months

After going unsold despite widespread interest this spring, the Perth Collection will once again cross the block during this August’s Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) Auction. The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC) will offer the 30-piece group lot of Newfoundland copper cents alongside more than 1,000 other lots, including three other named collections, on Aug. 28-31. Dating from 1865-1947, the Perth Collection’s coins include 20 examples certified at the top of their respective population reports. It was consigned by an anonymous investor who acquired the set – built over 25 years – from another anonymous collector from Toronto. “The Perth Collection of Newfoundland large and small cents is the best set ever assembled,” said TCNC owner and auctioneer Marc Verret. Continue reading →

Pandemic surprises centre on common coins, dealers say
Page 1
New $2 circulation coin marks insulin centennial
Page 1
RCNA Convention kicks off online after pandemic show hiatus
Page 14
With Coin Expo cancelled, attention turns to auctions
Page 24

CCN Trends
Focus on RCM Product
Page 16
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 29
Guest Commentary
Bridging the divide between the two great ‘people’ hobbies
Page 6
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
Canada’s $2 note ran through most of century to 1986
Page 8

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Family members take interest in children, siblings’ hobby
Page 10

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