Volume 60 – #03

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Volume 60#03

May 10 – May 23, 2022

Trajan Publishing held its National Postage Stamp & Coin Show on April 9-10 in Mississauga, Ont., for the first time since 2019.

‘Well-oiled machine back again’ as National Show returns

After a 31-month pandemic hiatus, collectors and dealers returned to the Greater Toronto Area this April for the first National Postage Stamp & Coin Show since 2019. With virtually all of Ontario’s pandemic restrictions lifted by mid-March, the two-day show kicked off on April 9 at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale hotel in northwestern Mississauga, Ont. An unexpectedly strong turnout saw hundreds of collectors come through the doors, where they were met by a 50-dealer bourse of numismatic and philatelic dealers from across the country. “It’s nice to see the well-oiled machine come back again after two years of shutting down,” said dealer Gerard Feehan, the owner of Citadel Coins in Halifax, N.S., who added the show set a template for future in-person events. “We know we can do it now.” Continue reading →

Features
Die errors found on 2021 Bluenose coin
Page 1
Journal study evaluates ancient silver sources
Page 6

Regulars
Pick Our Brain
Do you have a collecting question?
Page 6
Trends
Focus on Canadian $1 & $2
Page 16
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 30
Columns
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Ephesus yielded trove of early Greek coins
Page 8
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Composition study digs into ‘Bust and Harp’ origins
Page 10

Sean Sinclair
Commemorative Coins
Panama showcased churches to mark World Youth Day
Page 22
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Not all Internet listings bad, overpriced
Page 24

Tony Hine
Canadian Key Dates
Low mintage, silver make 1915-dated 25 cents a keeper
Page 29

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