Collectors, Dealers, and Researchers Invited to Apply
(Atlanta, Georgia) — Whitman Publishing is accepting applications for appointment to its Canadian Numismatic Advisory Board (CNAB).
The CNAB was established to advise the publisher and editors of Whitman Publishing on topics relating to Canadian coins and tokens, medals, paper currency, and related numismatic items. These include colonial and provincial coinage; bank and trade tokens; money of the French regime; private and semiregal tokens; pre-decimal and decimal coinage of the 1800s; British colonial items, circulating and otherwise; patterns; bullion coins; error coins; coinage sets; and circulating issues of the Dominion of Canada, 1867 to date. The board also advises on grading, auction records, photography, authentication, third-party certification, the Royal Mint, and other hobby-related topics.
Board members are appointed for a term of two years. Membership is open to professional numismatists as well as hobbyists, and anyone with an interest in Canadian numismatics—collectors, dealers, historians, researchers, students, museum curators, coin designers, etc.
Candidates should have an interest in Canadian history and have demonstrable experience in the study of Canadian numismatics; a history of honorable professional and personal conduct; and successful standing in their communities. Candidates must be free of professional, political, or financial interests that could negatively affect their ability to provide impartial advice.
Board candidates are invited to submit a description of the skills, abilities, talents, and credentials that support their applications.
Application Deadline: Friday, February 1, 2019.
Receipt of Applications: Those wishing to be considered for participation on the CNAB should submit a resume and cover letter describing their reasons for seeking and qualifications for membership, by email to email@example.com or by mail to Dennis Tucker, Publisher; Whitman Publishing; PO Box 191884; Atlanta GA 31119. Submissions must be postmarked no later than Friday, February 1, 2019.