Volume 61 – #23

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Volume 61#23

February 13 – February 26, 2024

Long-time Canadian dealer Steven Bromberg (far left and on the above screen) speaks during a panel discussion at the Mint Directors Conference on, “Rethinking Numismatics – Appealing to the New Collector.” Joining Bromberg on the panel were Niels Hagerman of MDM, MC Garofalo of APMEX, and Charlie Chan of the LPM Group. The 2023 conference was hosted by the Royal Canadian Mint. Photo by Mike Walsh.

Mints must continue to ‘motivate collectors’

Offering collectors “some kind of rarity” would be a great opportunity for Mints around the world to further engage collectors. That’s one of the key messages four worldwide dealers offered to the Mints during a panel discussion held at the 2023 Mint Directors Conference in Ottawa this fall. “Here in Canada, we have a lot of circulation strike coins that are commemorative and engaging to people. This is also being done around the world,” said Canadian panellist Steven Bromberg. “It’s a great way of bringing in collectors, but you also need to offer them some kind of rarity.” Continue reading →

Peterborough society names Paul Johnson honorary life member
Page 1
U.S., UK mints make ‘numismatic history’ with joint design
Page 6
Canadian dealers enjoy FUN in Florida
Page 22

Focus on Canadian 50 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
Augustus oversaw significant coinage reform
Page 8
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Pay attention to ground, period and die axis of City Bany pe
Page 10

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Definitions of broad strikes, off-centres have become muddl
Page 12
Sean Sinclair
Commemorative Coins
Croatia adopting the euro means more coins to collect
Page 14

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