Volume 59 – #16

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Volume 59#16

November 9 – November 22, 2021

Canada's 1936 one-cent (top) and 10-cent (bottom) 'dot' coins are expected to bring $450,000 and $175,000, respectively, at a Québec auction this November.

Iconic ‘dot’ coins to cross block in TCNC’s fifth Prominence Sale

The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC) is set to return to the auction block this November for the Québec-based firm’s fifth Prominence Sale. It’s the latest in a series of auctions dating back to November 2020, when TCNC hosted its inaugural Prominence Sale. The fifth iteration will offer more than 1,500 lots across five sessions on Nov. 6-10. The Montréal Collection of Canadian banknotes will be joined by other major collections, including the Moody Collection of Canadian Coins and the second portion of the Little Collection of Canadian copper coins, plus selections from 62 other consignors. “This fantastic Prominence V sale should make some spectacular moments and active evenings of auctioning,” said TCNC owner and auctioneer Marc Verret. “We expect this to be one of the prestigious numismatic online events of 2021 featuring several rarities never offered to the public.” Continue reading →

Features
Fellowship aside, shows present challenges for organizers, dealers, collectors
Page 1
Gold coin packed with 1,000 bitcoins now worth an estimated $55.5M US – and counting
Page 1
17th-century German taler found at Underground Railroad site
Page 6
Three U.S. numismatic groups target Facebook for counterfeit ads
Page 24
Souvenir note marks J. A. Moisan Grocery sesquicentennial
Page 28

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
Explore ‘St. George and the Dragon’ on notes, coins
Page 8
Sean Sinclair
Commemorative Coins
Casualties of two world wars loom large
Page 10

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Be aware collectors: No end to bad Internet listings
Page 14
Tony Hine
Canadian Key dates
Key-date 1921 small cent experiences recent demand
Page 22

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