Volume 57#07

July 9 – July 22, 2019

Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) Executive Secretary Paul Johnson (left) and President Henry Nienhuis will welcome collectors to Calgary this July 16-21 for the 2019 RCNA Convention.

RCNA ready for Calgary

With registration closed and the convention just around the corner, organizers of the 2019 Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) are ready to welcome collectors back to Calgary for the first time in seven years. Hosted by the Calgary Numismatic Society (CNS) in the Alberta city commonly called “Cowtown,” this year’s RCNA Convention kicks off July 16 with a handful of social tours followed by the first day of the eight-speaker educational symposium on July 17. The nearly 50-dealer bourse will then open on July 18-20 from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. each day. “We have dealers coming from all across Canada,” said RCNA Executive Secretary Paul Johnson, who added the last RCNA Convention held in Calgary was in 2012. Continue reading →

Features
Normandy landing vets honoured in RCM’s June catalogue
Page 1
Security printing Canada’s banknotes
Page 1
Banknote legal-tender status to be removed in 2021
Page 6
CAFNE reception coming to University of Calgary’s Nickle Galleries
Page 24

Regulars
CCN Trends
Focus on RCM collcetibles
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
Making a case for an Upper Canada blacksmith coiner
Page 8
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
Mercury among allegories on Bank of Canada’s first two serie
Page 10

John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Former RCNA president overstrikes abound
Page 12
Jeff Fournier
Show Circuit
Nickel Belt Coin Club looks to expand within local community
Page 28

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