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Items listed in red are not in the PNNA collection.
Notes about the 1978 medals: The thick planchet medals issued as a three-piece set (see below) have a serial number on the edge. All others, including the thin planchet medals, do not have a serial number.
1978_alum_obv.JPG (79675 bytes)1978_alum_rev.JPG (78256 bytes)1978
C78-01 aluminum medal, 34 mm, thick, serial number on edge
C78-01a Same as C78-01 except without edge serial number
33rd Annual Convention, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 19-21, 1978, hosted by North Shore Numismatic Society. This piece represents the first PNNA convention held in Canada, and also is the first medal to use the current PNNA logo on the reverse.
1978_brass_obv.JPG (51400 bytes)1978_brass_rev.JPG (47524 bytes)1978
C78-02 brass medal, 34 mm, thin, no serial number
33rd Annual Convention
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 19-21, 1978
The brass medal is available as a thin planchet only (so far as is currently known). See description of copper medal below.
1978_bronze_obv.JPG (79635 bytes)1978_bronze_rev.JPG (88754 bytes)1978
C78-03 copper medal, 34 mm, thickness 2.8 mm (0.11 in)
C78-03a Same as C78-03 except without edge serial number
C78-03b Same as C78-03a except uniface (blank reverse)
C78-04 copper medal, 34 mm, thickness 1.8 mm (0.07 in)
33rd Annual Convention
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 19-21, 1978
1978_silver_obv.JPG (69339 bytes)1978_silver_rev.JPG (77382 bytes)1978
C78-05 silver medal, 34 mm, thick, serial number on edge
33rd Annual Convention
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 19-21, 1978
1978_button_obv.JPG (54319 bytes)1978_button_rev.JPG (57989 bytes)1978
C78-06 button, 31 mm
33rd Annual Convention
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 19-21, 1978
 
Mintages of 1978 medals: Thanks to Ken Purcell for supplying this information.
C78-01, C78-03 and C78-05: three-piece sets, serially numbered 001 to 050.
C78-01a and C78-03a: 250 each. C78-02: 5 known.
C78-03b (uniface): 12; an emergency issue struck for exhibit awards. Apparently never distributed as the original awards arrived in time to use. C78-04: 2 known. C78-06 (button): 500.