Volume 61 – #03

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Volume 61#03

May 9 – May 22, 2023

From left to right: Ontario Numismatic Association (ONA) President Sean Sinclair awards Lisa McPherson the 2023 Award of Merit alongside fellow ONA official Len Trakalo.

ONA hands out top awards

After forgoing its two top awards last year due to the pandemic, the Ontario Numismatic Association (ONA) returned to form with its annual convention this spring. At the ONA’s April 1 awards banquet, held on the convention’s second of three days, President Sean Sinclair and other officials recognized some of the association’s roughly 260 members and 50 chapter clubs. Among the 2023 awards was the ONA’s highest honour, the Award of Merit, which went to long-time official Lisa McPherson, the association’s current second vice-president and former secretary. “Although her interest in numismatics has grown within the last number of years, she has been very active, and her presence and commitment have always been strong and positive,” said Sinclair, who called her “one of the few on an important list of people who, almost immediately after joining a club, jumped in and helps whenever with whatever may be required.” Continue reading →

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Page 1
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Page 6
ONA hosts first solo convention since 2019
Page 17
PNG warns about bullion coins
Page 20
ANFC’s Salon de la Monnaie celebrates ‘great success’
Page 31

Pick Our Brain
Do you have a collecting question?
Page 6
Focus on Canadian large and small cents
Page 24
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 32
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 34
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Token flew Old Glory while circulating in Canada
Page 8
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Vespasian’s reign offers attractive collecting possibilities
Page 10

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
U.S.sellers exaggerate better than Canucks
Page 12
Sean Sinclair
Commemorative Coins
Coins issued in 2022 tell takes of conflict, survival
Page 30

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