Volume 61 #25

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Volume 61#25

March 12 – March 25, 2024

Victoria Coin Club executive, from the left: Treasurer Craig Nash, VP Ron Stefik, Past President Ian Cheffins, President Jon Taylor, directors George Anderson, Brian Davison, Joel Koett, and absent is Secretary Dale Mosher. (Photo submitted)

Victoria Coin Club closing in on 70 years

It was 1955 when Mervyn Weynton and Palmer Dahl held the first meeting of the Victoria Numismatic Society in the ornate Spencer Mansion, now the site of the Art Gallery of Victoria. More recently, the club has been meeting every month, except in summer, on the upper floor of a local church. The goal has always been to encourage and promote the collection of coins, tokens, medals, and paper money, and to assist collectors. Part of its mission is also to generate public interest in numismatics which is why the club welcomes anyone with an interest in coins, beginners or advanced collectors, to attend any of its meetings. Continue reading →

Features
Nova Scotia treasury note, military medals sell for triple their estimates
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ONA Convention gets a lift from RCAF theme
Page 1
Waterloo Coin Society marks 65 years at its annual Cambridge Coin Show
Page 6
North Shore Numismatic Society offering four shows in 2024
Page 6
Terry Cheesman highly regarded expert in Greek and Roman coins
Page 15

Regulars
Trends
Focus on Canadian $1 & $2
Page 16
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 24
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 26
Columns
Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
Roman coinage depicts many obscure artifacts
Page 8
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Slight die rotation gives life to unassuming Bouquet Sou
Page 10

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Auction houses usually not inclined to change consigners’ d
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