Volume 56#15

October 30 – November 12, 2018

A complete eight-piece specimen set of the Bank of Canada’s 1937 Series realized $15,000 at the Sept. 27-28 sale hosted by Geoffrey Bell Auctions in conjunction with Toronto Coin Expo.

Complete 1937 Series specimen set brings $15K

Staying in line with recent market trends, paper money highlighted the Toronto Coin Expo Fall Sale hosted by Geoffrey Bell Auctions in September. Among the sale’s frontrunners was a complete specimen set of the Bank of Canada’s 1937 Series, including each denomination from $1 to $1,000. Described by auctioneers as being in About Uncirculated/Uncirculated condition, the eight-piece set brought $15,000 as Lot 1142 of the sale, which also featured the largest offering of ascending and descending ladders as well as solid and million serial number notes ever assembled. Continue reading →

Features
Bank of Canada Museum curator Paul Berry to retire
Page 1
‘Experimental products’ launched at RCM’s annual meeting
Page 1
‘Casa Savoia’ collection from Italian royal family member offered at auction
Page 6
Edmonton coin shop closing after vicious armed robbery
Page 9
‘Original Six’ popular captains grace latest RCM coins
Page 10
Hamilton coin dealer robbed
Page 22

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on Maritime coins
Page 18
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 29
Columns
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Perplexing BMO 1839 side view penny
Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Raised metal on plated coins few, far between
Page 12

Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
North Bay Police Service issues challenge coin
Page 14
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