Volume 60 – #07

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Volume 60#07

July 5 – July 18, 2022

RCNA educational symposium offering wide range of topics

A staple of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) Convention will make a comeback this July as the in-person gathering returns to Ottawa following a two-year pandemic hiatus. With 12 presentations over two days, the RCNA’s 2022 educational symposium is expected to regain its pre-pandemic form at the upcoming convention, slated for July 20-24 (“RCNA Convention returns this summer in Ottawa,” CCN Vol. 60 #5, June 7, 2022). It comes after a scaled-down online symposium at last year’s virtual RCNA Convention and an outright cancellation in 2020 – all due to COVID-19. “I think it’s going to be great to have the whole convention back in person, and the educational symposium is a big part of it,” said RCNA Convention Committee Chair James Williston, of Calgary, Alta. “They’re always well attended, they’re always interesting, and everyone learns a lot about all the different subjects being presented.” Continue reading →

Features
CAFNE reception ‘critical’ for numismatic education
Page 1
Another ‘Farewell’ struck in Winnipeg
Page 1
Mohawk Fred Loft paved way for pan-Indigenous relations
Page 6

Regulars
Pick Our Brain
Do you hav a collecting question?
Page 6
Trends
Focus on Canadian Five Cents
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
Valerian’s capture created a power vacuum
Page 8
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Die rotation, cracks distinguish P.E.I. variety
Page 12

Tony Hine
Canadian Key Dates
Despite high mintage, 1920 five-cent survivors scarce
Page 22
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Be cautious when shopping for ‘doubled dies’
Page 24

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