Regina club member receives QEII medal

A long-time Regina Coin Club (RCC) member has received one of the 7,000 Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medals awarded to Saskatchewan residents to mark the late monarch’s 70-year reign. On Feb. 28, Saskatchewan Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty, the RCC’s honourary patron, presented long-time member David MacDougall with the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal at Government House in Regina, Sask.

MacDougall has belonged to the RCC since joining in 1982, since which time he has served several executive roles, including president from 1995-97, past president from 1998-2003 plus secretary, director and newsletter editor in later years. In 1984-85, at the national level, MacDougall also served on the Canadian Numismatic Association Convention committee and designed the 32nd annual convention medal, The Northcote at Batoche,” struck at the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa. “He worked tirelessly to set up and tear down biannual coin shows from 1983-2019 and worked at the admissions desks during the same time period,” reads his medal citation.

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