Toronto Coin Expo Fall Sale 2017

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We are proud and excited to conduct our auction in conjunction with the 2017 Fall Toronto Coin Expo. This sale features Part II of the Covered Bridge Collection, with fresh rarities that are coming out of storage for the first time in numerous years. Trophy notes from many chartered banks, complimented by a choice French series $50, 1935 will garner a frenzy of bidding.
The fur trade industry and the Hudson’s Bay Company have been a most important part of Canada’s history. In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, a major piece of Canada’s history is being offered with a large collection Hudson’s Bay and other fur related tokens. Other selections from numerous consignors round out another outstanding auction including a nice West Coast vari- ety collection, a rarely offered selection of named Governor General medals and finally the second-to-last offering of the Richard Cooper Collection. Much anticipation surrounds these collections as individuals are planning on attending the sale from all over North America in hopes of an opportunity in obtaining a piece of this historic event. We feel privileged to be given the opportunity to be entrusted with such treasures and thank our contributors who have placed their faith in us.



Buyer’s Premiums will be added on all items as per the Terms & Conditions of the sale. Invoices will be emailed out after The Toronto Coin Expo.
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Lot of Eight Six Deniers "Dardennes"311 - Lot of Eight Six Deniers "Dardennes"
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Dup. 1593, Gad. 85, KM 400. 1710-N, 1711-H, 1711-N (2), 1711-&, 1712-N, 1712-&, uncertain (1). Six in VG-F range, two a bit lesser. 8 Pcs...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 180.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Scarce 1654-A Crowned "L" Liard.312 - Scarce 1654-A Crowned "L" Liard.
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Dup. 1587, Gad. 79, KM 191.1. The scarce first type of the Liard denomination, quigkly replaced in 1655 with the more familiar textual reverse. A cle
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Double-obverse 1655 Liard.313 - Double-obverse 1655 Liard.
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Struck from a pair of obverse dies, coin axis. 4.76 grams. Fine. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 252.00
 
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Double-obverse 1657 Liard.314 - Double-obverse 1657 Liard.
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As the preceding lot, 3.40 grams. About VF, but some roughness. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Five better Liards.315 - Five better Liards.
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1655-B, 1656-D, 1657-A, 1658-I, 1698-I. All aVF-VF. 5 Pcs. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 160.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Two Liards: 1693-&, 1695-X316 - Two Liards: 1693-&, 1695-X
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1693-& (Aix) VF, signs of double striking; 1695-X (Amiens) clean VF. 2 Pcs. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 140.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Liard 1713-W (Lille).317 - Liard 1713-W (Lille).
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Dup. 1590, Gad. 82, KM 407. A short-lived fourth type from the end of Louis XIV's reign, minted solely at Lille. VF+, strike uneven. This ...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 160.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Three Liards: 1707-W, 1714-W (2).318 - Three Liards: 1707-W, 1714-W (2).
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1707-W, about fine, deteriorated rev. die; 1714-W, one VG+, the other G+ with striking crack. Later issues of the Lille mint. 3 Pcs. This is a par
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Group of 33 Liards, 1655-1658.319 - Group of 33 Liards, 1655-1658.
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A mix of dates and mints, all of the second type (Dup. 1588, Gad. 80, KM 192). Mostly VG-F, some a bit better but with issues. 33 Pcs. This is a p
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Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (175.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 210.00
 
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Group of 12 Liards, 1693-1699.320 - Group of 12 Liards, 1693-1699.
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A mix of dates and mints, all of the third type (Dup. 1589, Gad. 81, KM 284). Mostly VG-F, some a bit better but with issues. 12 Pcs. This is a pa
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 200.00
 
 
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A pair of Double Tournois: Reverse brockage and heavyweight 1607-A321 - A pair of Double Tournois: Reverse brockage and heavyweight 1607-A
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The first a reverse brockage of a 17th-century denier tournois, Fine, unevenly struck, some old corrosion; the second a heavyweight 1607-A (cf. Dup.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 140.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Double Tournois: 1622-A, 1626-A.322 - Double Tournois: 1622-A, 1626-A.
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Both Paris mint. 3rd type (Dup. 1362, Gad. 8, KM 61.1). Both VF+. 2 Pcs. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 140.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Double Tournois: 1637-E323 - Double Tournois: 1637-E
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Tours mint. 9th type (Dup. 1371, Gad. 11, KM 86.4) EF. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 140.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Double Tournois: 1638-E324 - Double Tournois: 1638-E
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Tours mint. 9th type (Dup. 1371, Gad. 11, KM 86.4) EF+. Planchet flaws but very strong details. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 180.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Lot of 6 Double Tournois of Henri IV.325 - Lot of 6 Double Tournois of Henri IV.
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1579-A, 1585-B, 1605/4-A, 1606-A, 1607-A, 1608-D. The first two F+, the balance VF. 6 Pcs. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 220.00
Sold for (240.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 288.00
 
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Lot of 11 Double Tournois of Louis XIV.326 - Lot of 11 Double Tournois of Louis XIV.
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1614-X, 1616-T, 1617-A, 1618-D, 1629-A, 1629-D, 1630-A, 1633-E, 1638-E, 1639-E (2). All VF. 11 Pcs. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collectio
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 220.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Lot of 16 Double Tournois.327 - Lot of 16 Double Tournois.
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Dates range from 1600-1640. Grades VG-F. A couple with corrosion. 16 Pcs. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 200.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Denier Tournois: 1611-A, 1629-A, 1648-A328 - Denier Tournois: 1611-A, 1629-A, 1648-A
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1611-A (D. 1359, G. 1, KM 41.2) , aEF; 1629-A (D. 1363, G. 2, KM 70.1) EF; 1648-A (D. 1586, G. 70, KM 167) VF(+), porous. 3 Pcs. This is a part of
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 160.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Lot of 6 Denier Tournois.329 - Lot of 6 Denier Tournois.
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1609-A, 1614-X, 1615-D, 1616-A, 1623-A, 1649-A. F+-VF. 6 Pcs. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 160.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Uncountermarked 1767 Colonies Frances 12 Deniers - group of 2.330 - Uncountermarked 1767 Colonies Frances 12 Deniers - group of 2.
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Both VF. 2 Pcs. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 180.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Countermarked 1767 Colonies Frances 12 Deniers - group of 3.331 - Countermarked 1767 Colonies Frances 12 Deniers - group of 3.
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All VF to VF+. 3 Pcs. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 180.00 - 220.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Uncountermarked 1767 Colonies Frances 12 Deniers - lot of 5.332 - Uncountermarked 1767 Colonies Frances 12 Deniers - lot of 5.
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Conditions VG-F. 5 Pcs. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 160.00 - 200.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Countermarked 1767 Colonies Frances 12 Deniers - lot of 11.333 - Countermarked 1767 Colonies Frances 12 Deniers - lot of 11.
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Conditions VG-F. 11 Pcs. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
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Group of 10 Colonial pieces.334 - Group of 10 Colonial pieces.
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Includes six 2 Sous from Colony of Cayenne: 1782 (1), 1789 (5). Also four stampees of the West Indies: one is a counterfeit of the issue of the 1760s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 160.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Countermarked Sol of 1640335 - Countermarked Sol of 1640
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Fleur-de-lis countermark over 1593-O (Riom) Douzain of Charles X (host coin: Duplesy 1181). R-6. Fine with clear countermark. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 10
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Estimates : 120.00 - 160.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Countermarked Sol of 1640336 - Countermarked Sol of 1640
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Fleur-de-lis countermark over a Douzzina of Avignon (type of 1593-1599). R-6. Fine, a bit rough, indistinct countermark. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1003.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 140.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Countermarked Sol of 1640337 - Countermarked Sol of 1640
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Fleur-de-lis countermark over a Douzzina of Carpentras (type of 1593-4) of Clement VIII. R-7. Fine, strong countermark. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1003A. T
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 140.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Mousquetaire 1712-D.338 - Mousquetaire 1712-D.
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Lyon Mint. Vlack 5. R-3. Fine, striated flan and a bit rough. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1009 This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 160.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1738-)(.339 - Sous-Marque. 1738-)(.
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Besancon Mint. Vlack 277. R-8. Fine. Sharp, rough and porous surfaces, but a rare type. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1017. This is a part of the Richard
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 200.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1739-O.340 - Sous-Marque. 1739-O.
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Riom Mint. Vlack 154d. R-8. Fine. Slight planchet crack, obv. at 1 o`clock. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1023. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collect
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 180.00 - 220.00
 
 
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Sous-Marques. 1739-O and 1739-S.341 - Sous-Marques. 1739-O and 1739-S.
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1739-O, Riom Mint, Vlack 154, VG, unattributed variant, with a stop after SIT, a stop after 0, and no stop before LUD, Ex: Vlack Sale, Lot 1024; 1739
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1739-P.342 - Sous-Marque. 1739-P.
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Dijon Mint. Vlack 163a. R-6. VF, struck from worn dies. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1025. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 220.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1739-R.343 - Sous-Marque. 1739-R.
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Orleans Mint. Vlack 175. R-4. Good, struck from rusted dies. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1026. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Sous-Marque.  1739-S.344 - Sous-Marque. 1739-S.
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Reims Mint. Vlack 181. R-6. aVF, uncommon mint. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1028. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 180.00
Sold for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1739-V.345 - Sous-Marque. 1739-V.
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Troyes Mint. Vlack 191. R-3. VF. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1031. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 200.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Sous-Marques. 1739/8-W and 1740/39-W.346 - Sous-Marques. 1739/8-W and 1740/39-W.
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Both Lille Mint. The first Vlack 200b, R-7, VF, Ex: Vlack sale, lot 1035. The second Vlack 201a, R-5, VF, the Vlack plate coin, Ex: lack Sale, lot 10
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 220.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1739-X.347 - Sous-Marque. 1739-X.
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Amiens Mint. Vlack 213. R-7. Fine with light scratches. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1036. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 180.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1739-)(.348 - Sous-Marque. 1739-)(.
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Besancon Mint. Vlack 278. R-1. Fine. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1039. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 220.00
Sold for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1740-Z.349 - Sous-Marque. 1740-Z.
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Grenoble Mint. Vlack 222a. R-5. aVG, porous, a scarce mint for the series. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1046. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collecti
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 140.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1740/39-BB.350 - Sous-Marque. 1740/39-BB.
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Strasbourg Mint. Vlack 251a. R-5. Bright AU, but some scratches. The Vlack plate coin. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1047. This is a part of the Richard
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 180.00
Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1741-P.351 - Sous-Marque. 1741-P.
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Dijon Mint. Vlack 165. R-7. VF. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1051. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 200.00
Sold for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1742-G352 - Sous-Marque. 1742-G
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Poitiers Mint. Vlack 93. R-7. VF, planchet flaw. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1056. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 180.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Sous-Marques. 1742-P and 1743-H.353 - Sous-Marques. 1742-P and 1743-H.
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The first Dijon Mint, Vlack 166, R-7, VG, weak strike, Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1059; the second La Rochelle mint, Vlack 103, R-7, VF, porous, Ex: Vlack Sa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 200.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1743-A.354 - Sous-Marque. 1743-A.
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Paris Mint, 1st Semester. Vlack 22. R-8. EF. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1062. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Sous-Marques. 1742-W and 1744-W.355 - Sous-Marques. 1742-W and 1744-W.
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Both Lille Mint. The first Vlack 203, R-7, VG, Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1060. 2 Pcs. The second Vlack 205, R-5, VF, ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1067. 2 Pcs. Th
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 220.00
Sold for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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Sous-Marque. 1744/3-W.356 - Sous-Marque. 1744/3-W.
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Lille Mint. Vlack 205b. R-5. gVF. The Vlack plate coin. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1068. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 240.00
Sold for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1746/4-A.357 - Sous-Marque. 1746/4-A.
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Paris Mint, 2nd Semester. Vlack 25b. R-8. VG, but rare. The Vlack plate coin. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1070. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collec
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 180.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1746-AA.358 - Sous-Marque. 1746-AA.
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Metz Mint. Vlack 244. R-7. aVF. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1071. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 160.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1747/6-A.359 - Sous-Marque. 1747/6-A.
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Paris Mint, 2nd(?) semester. Vlack 26c. R-7. VG. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1072. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1747/6-E.360 - Sous-Marque. 1747/6-E.
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Tours Mint. Vlack 85a. R-8. Fine. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1073. This is a part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 220.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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