Royal Canadian Numismatic Association


Royal Canadian Numismatic Association

Canadian Numismatic Association was founded in 1950. It is a nonprofit association for coin collectors and other people interested in Canadian numismatics. It has members throughout Canada and in other countries. It is affiliated with the Numismatic Educational Services Association (NESA), a Canadian educational and charitable organization, which provides funding for some of the CNA's educational seminars and publications.

Within the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association, founding member Jerome Remick suggested or initiated a number of significant changes. He recommended establishing a fellowship, encouraged the CNA to adopt a bilingual logo and suggested creating the Young Numismatists Kit. In 1994, he established a literary award for best article in a club newsletter. [”Jerry Remick: 1928-2005”, p.14, Canadian Coin News, Volume 42, Number 25, April 5 to 18, 2005, Trajan Publishing]

At the RCNA Annual Convention in Ottawa, ON from July 17-20, the membership ratified a name change to The Royal Canadian Numismatic Association, [Canadian Coin News, August 19 to September 1, 2008, p.1, “CNA becomes Royal” by Mario Cywinski] and the royal grant of title awarded by HM Queen Elizabeth II in October 2007.

Presidents

*Geoffrey G. Bell, F.C.N.A., F.C.N.R.S.
*Charles D. Moore, 2003-2007
*Michael Walsh, 2007-Present

Conventions

The RCNA holds an annual convention in a different city each year. The convention includes a bourse area where dealers buy and sell coins and other nusmimatic items.

City and year of conventions

*Toronto, Ontario, 1954
*Ottawa, Ontario, 1955
*London, Ontario, 1956
*Hamilton, Ontario, 1957
*Ottawa, Ontario, 1958
*Regina, Saskatchewan, 1959
*Sherbrooke, Quebec, 1960
*Hamilton, Ontario, 1961
*Detroit, Michigan, 1962
*Vancouver, British Columbia, 1963
*Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1964
*Montreal, Quebec, 1965
*Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1966
*Ottawa, Ontario, 1967
*Calgary, Alberta, 1968
*Toronto, Ontario, 1969
*Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1970
*Vancouver, British Columbia, 1971
*Toronto, Ontario, 1972
*Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 1973
*Hamilton, Ontario, 1974
*Calgary, Alberta, 1975
*Ottawa, Ontario, 1976
*Vancouver, British Columbia, 1977
*London, Ontario, 1978
*Edmonton, Alberta, 1979
*Montreal, Quebec, 1980
*Toronto, Ontario, 1981
*Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1982
*Moncton, New Brunswick, 1983
*Hamilton, Ontario, 1984
*Regina, Saskatchewan, 1985.
*Toronto, Ontario, 1986.
*Calgary, Alberta, 1987.
*Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, 1988.
*Quebec City, Quebec, 1989.
*Vancouver, British Columbia, 1990.
*Toronto, Ontario, 1991.
*Montreal, Quebec, 1992.
*Moncton, New Brunswick, 1993.
*Hamilton, Ontario, 1994.
*Calgary, Alberta, 1995.
*Montreal, Quebec, 1996.
*Moncton, New Brunswick, 1997.
*Edmonton, Alberta, 1998.
*Kitchener, Ontario, 1999.
*Ottawa, Ontario, 2000.
*Quebec City, Quebec, 2001.
*Vancouver, British Columbia, 2002.
*Windsor, Ontario, 2003.
*Toronto, Ontario, 2004.
*Calgary, Alberta, 2005.
*Niagara Falls, Ontario, 2006.
*Niagara Falls, Ontario, 2007.
*Ottawa, Ontario, 2008.
*Edmonton, Alberta, 2009.

Publications

Members receive a subscription to the "Canadian Nusmismatic Journal" as part of their membership. Other RCNA publications include:
*"Canadian Coins 101", a home-study course,
*"A Half Century of Advancement in Numismatics", a history of the CNA.
*"CNA/NESA Correspondence Course"
*"CNA/NESA Correspondence Course #2"

Library

Members can borrow books and other materials from the CNA's library by mail.

eminars/Correspondence Courses

The CNA offers educational seminars. The Canadian Numismatic Association launched a new correspondence course, known as the Canadian Numismatic Correspondence Course - Part II. Since the release of the original correspondence course in 1995, demand led to the creation of a new course for collectors. The original course was also launched in Calgary in grand style.The Canadian Numismatic Correspondence Course - Part II consists of seventeen chapters, 486 pages and hundreds of photos. The authors were chosen from the C.N.A. for their numismatic expertise of the subject covered. The chapters include the following: [ [http://www.canadian-numismatic.org/courseII.php C.N.A. | Canadian Numismatic Correspondence Course - Part II ] ]

* Louise Graham Memorial Club of the Year Award - offered annually to R.C.N.A. member clubs entering a competition to acknowledge the club having made the most significant overall achievement on behalf of its members and of the hobby

* Paul Fiocca Award The first presentation of the Paul Fiocca Award took place at the 2008 National Convention. It was presented to James E. Charlton. [Canadian Coin News, August 19 to September 1, 2008, p.26, “Fiocca award winner announced” by Bret Evans] The criteria for the award is for long-term, meritorious service or major contributions to the RCNA. [Canadian Coin News, August 19 to September 1, 2008, p.26, “Fiocca award winner announced” by Bret Evans] The award is named after the former publisher of Canadian Coin News, Paul Fiocca. He served as publisher from 1989 to 2001.

* President’s Awards - The President has the right to recognize supporters, whether individuals or corporations, for outstanding support of the Association.

References

* [http://www.canadian-numismatic.org/ Royal Canadian Numismatic Association] Official site.

ee also

*Royal Canadian Numismatic Association medals and awards
*Jerome Remick

External links

* [http://www.canadian-numismatic.org/ Royal Canadian Numismatic Association] Official site.


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