Volume 61 – #11

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Volume 61#11

August 29 – September 11, 2023

This 1874 Indian Treaty Medal No. 4 is returning home to the Pasqua First Nation in Saskatchewan.

Pasqua First Nation repatriates treaty medal at RCNA auction

The “much rarer” 1874 Indian Treaty Medal No. 4, sold at the recent Royal Canadian Numismatic Association convention auction, is returning home to the Pasqua First Nation in Saskatchewan. “Having possession of the Treaty 4 medal is important for the Nation,” the successful bidder writes in a news release from The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC), who presented the three-day auction in Halifax in July. “It is symbolic of the sacred Treaty relationship and is a part of our heritage.  It will be available for all to see and will help us teach our youth about the historical event.” TCNC’s Marc Verret calls it a “great story.” Continue reading →

Features
Numismatic passion ensures RCNA convention perseveres through Halifax storm
Page 1
National coin and stamp show will explore our hobby’s saintly past
Page 1
Forbes scores a double at RCNA awards
Page 1
‘Queen of the Hurricanes’ MacGill on new circulating commemorative $1
Page 6
Stephen Oatway 2023 recipient of Charles D. Moore Award
Page 13
O’Brien new president of RCNA
Page 14
Rare 1924 Dominion of Canada $5 to hit the block this fall
Page 20
RCM’s August releases include black rhodium-plated royal cypher coin
Page 30
Mark Dalrymple named Fellow of the RCNA
Page 31

Regulars
Trends
Focus on Canadian 50 cents
Page 24
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 32
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 34
Columns
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Keep eyes peeled for P.E.I. Self Government varieties
Page 9
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Naxian coinage indulges in Dionysus’ influence
Page 10

Sean Sinclair
Commemorative Coins
U.S. Mint taps history of innovation for $1 series
Page 15

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