Volume 60 – #12

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Volume 60#12

September 13 – September 26, 2022

Manitoba bookseller Howard Engel (left) and long-time numismatist Scott Douglas stand before the main stacks of the latter collector’s library, where the duo agreed on the sale of the extensive literature collection on July 16. Submitted photo.

Scott Douglas Collection of numismatic literature up for sale

Long-time collector Scott Douglas, whose decades of hobby experience has brought him widespread numismatic acclaim, has begun disposing of his literature collection through Manitoba dealer Howard Engel. Douglas, a celebrated author, researcher and leader in organized numismatics, considers his literature collection “as treasured as any of my numismatic collections,” many of which he has assembled throughout his life. A coin collector since his youth, he began specializing in Canadian tokens and medals in 1992, the same year he dove into organized numismatics. All the while, his hobby endeavours were bolstered by books. “It has taken me many years to put together my library,” said Douglas, who after three decades in organized numismatics plans to retire from many of his leadership roles through 2022. “I learned instantly that if I was to get the most out of my collections, I would need to know as much as I could about them.” Continue reading →

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Pick Our Brain
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Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 30
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
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John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
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