Volume 61 – #15

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Volume 61#15

October 24 – November 6, 2023

Grand Knight Scott Douglas gave a fascinating presentation on the life of St. Eligius and how the legacy of this patron saint of numismatics remains strong worldwide.

St. Eligius masters the golden era of giving back

Most numismatic enthusiasts know that St. Eligius is the patron saint of this fun pastime, but how many actually know anything about him? Grand Knight Scott Douglas of the St. Eligius Brotherhood of Numismatists in Canada, gave a presentation at the National Postage Stamp and Coin Show where he spoke about Eligius’s life. Douglas recently acquired the St. Eligius Numismatic Museum assets and also had some pieces on display for all to examine.  “Eligius was a person, of course, before he became a saint,” Douglas points out. “He was a “moneyer” — and that, of course is why he is the patron saint of numismatists, because of his ability to “coin”. Continue reading →

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Saint John show marks 64 years
Page 1
Judy Blackman named Fellow of the RCNA
Page 6
Royal Mint reveals rarest QEII coins
Page 26

Focus on Canadian small and large cents
Page 16
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 24
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 26
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Anastasius forged path for Byzantine’s bronze coinage
Page 8
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Brokers encased U.S. postage stamps in Canadian tokens
Page 10

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Honesty and accurate grading go a long way
Page 14

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