Volume 60 – #01

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Volume 60#01

April 12 – April 25, 2022

The first issue of what was then known as Canada Coin News hit the newsstands in June 1963.

CCN marks 60 volumes with latest issue

Published for the past 59 years, CCN has reached its 60th volume with the latest issue, dated April 12. On June 3, 1963, Wisconsinite Chet Krause – soon to be a renowned coin collecting icon – launched one of his first endeavours, Canada Coin News. While Krause lived in Iola, Wisc., the publication’s first editor was a Torontonian, Cale Jarvis, who later wrote an award-winning numismatic column for the Globe & Mail. In his opening editorial of Canada Coin News, Jarvis said the publication would strive “to be all things” to Canadian numismatics – a mission it continues to uphold today. Continue reading →

Militaria lots draw strong bids at TCNC sale
Page 1
Hitschmanova, her Unitarian legacy nominated for ‘face of the five’
Page 1
Ontario collectors launch IBNS chapter
Page 6
Alberta collectors, dealers reunite at Calgary club show
Page 28

Pick Our Brain
Do you have a collecting question?
Page 6
CCN Trends
Focus on Canadian 50 cents
Page 16
CCN Mrketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 30
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Coins of Zankle, Messana reflect early Sicilian history
Page 8
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Oak leaves, acorns, daisies distiguish rare Tiffin token
Page 10

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Seller’s reputation key, especially with coins
Page 24

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