Volume 60 – #24

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Volume 60#24

February 28 – March 13, 2023

The Canadian Numismatic Resources website, available at cnr-rnc.ca, offers an online repository of Canadian numismatic resources freely accessible for general and specialized research.

Ferguson Foundation launches ‘long overdue’ digital repository

The J. Douglas Ferguson Historical Research Foundation has launched a first-of-its-kind online repository of Canadian numismatic resources offering a freely accessible digital archive for researchers. The website, dubbed Canadian Numismatic Resources (CNR), is available at cnr-rnc.ca. Its creators hope the CNR will soon serve as the most complete resource of Canadian numismatic documents with at least 20,000 pages of digitized material added each year. As of mid-January, the website holds more than 10,000 pages of original sources, including numismatic periodicals, club journals, catalogues, price lists plus government and archival records. “To have a digital repository of Canadian numismatic resources is long overdue and is in keeping with trends in other disciplines of providing digital content of historic and otherwise inaccessible documents to experts and the general public,” said Ferguson Foundation Secretary David Bergeron, of Ottawa, who spearheaded the CNR project. “In fact, such a project is an important contribution to the development and longevity of the discipline and hobby.” Continue reading →

Features
Strong showing as CAND convention returns
Page 1
Mint’s February issues honour QEII, Black history
Page 1
Numismatic book 10 years in the making
Page 6
Canadian Tire marks centennial with $100 note
Page 9
Regina club to mark RCMP’s sesquicentennial
Page 10
Banknotes strong at TCNC’s New Year’s Sale
Page 14
Another Ontario dealer falls victim to robbery
Page 24

Regulars
Pick Our Brain
Do you have a collecting question?
Page 6
Trends
Focus on Canadian paper money
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
Notes & Bills
Queens’ reign on Canadian paper spans over a century and a h
Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Unscrupulous online sellers tarnish our hobby
Page 12

Tony Hine
Canadian Key Dates
Nickel five-cent coins in demand decades later
Page 25

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