This is a reminder that the North Shore Numismatic Society is hosting a Coins, Stamps & Collectibles Show on Saturday, November 24th at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre in Burnaby, BC.
Here is the Google Map location:
The show hours are from 9 am to 3 pm. Admission is $2, and age 16 and under is FREE if accompanied by an adult.
For more information, please refer to our website at:
btw BBC news clip from the recent Armistice 2018 coverage:
These coins both endangered and saved the life of a Belgian soldier, Optatius Buyssens, in World War One.
Shot after the noise of them “clinging together in his breast pocket… gave his position away… the bullet that should have killed him ricocheted off of the coins thus saving his life”. BBC story here