Literature an affordable offshoot to numismatics

Alan Roy has been a collector of Canadian numismatic literature for about two decades.

A coin collector for four decades, Alan Roy ventured off into one of the hobby’s lesser-known areas about 20 years ago. After collecting and studying numismatic literature for the past two decades, Roy published the 2018 Checklist of Charlton Numismatic Literature, a 20-page checklist of Charlton publications, last year. It’s available for free online at drive.google.com/open?id=1oUZu-qTlk22MD4eRl0Vv6QXAkk8bvHyP. “I like old Canadian numismatic literature,” said Roy, who also authors a regular column on the subject in The Canadian Numismatic Journal, the official journal of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA). Continue reading →

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