Toronto Coin Expo Spring Sale 2016

Auction Currency:CAD Auction Location:789 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 2G8, Canada

Auction Details

We are once again pleased to conduct our auction in conjunction with the 2016 Spring Toronto Coin Expo. We are excited to be featuring the Richard Cooper collection of Ontario Merchant Tokens, his Colonials of Lower Canada along with another installment of his countermark tokens. This sale is also complimented by wonderful Communion tokens from the Bob Merchant collection. As well as, selections from numerous other consigners to round out another outstanding auction. 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.

Our spring auction is the first of the 2016 “triplet” sales. Not only are we conducting the spring and fall Toronto Coin Expo sales, we are privileged to have been chosen to do the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association auction in July in Ottawa. This spring sale features a fine variety of numismatic material for both the beginner and connoisseur. We thank our many consignors who once again have placed their faith in our firm.

To be held in conjunction with the
Toronto Coin Expo at the
Toronto Reference Library
789 Yonge Street, Toronto

See you all there!
Br 520. Coffin's Magdalen Island penny, 1815.726Br 520. Coffin's Magdalen Island penny, 1815.
CH LC-1. About EF. Nice clean piece. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
Br 520. Coffin's Magdalen Island penny, 1820.727Br 520. Coffin's Magdalen Island penny, 1820.
CH LC-1. Two examples in about VG, and four others in Fair-Good, as well as a holed piece. Seven specimens in all. 7 Pcs. Note: this lot is part of
Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
Br 521. City Bank Penny, 1837. Lot of 2.728Br 521. City Bank Penny, 1837. Lot of 2.
Weak ground, no period. CH LC-9A3. Appears to be C. 10, but breaks are light and less extensive, and there is no break in CANADA. AU; another, but las
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
Br 521. Quebec Bank Penny, 1837.729Br 521. Quebec Bank Penny, 1837.
Strong ground, no period after Canada. CH LC-9B2. ICCS VF-30. Appears to be better. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
Br 521. Banque du Peuple Penny, 1837.730Br 521. Banque du Peuple Penny, 1837.
Weak ground, period after Canada. CH LC-9C2. EF. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
Br 521. Collection of Bank Pennies, 1837.731Br 521. Collection of Bank Pennies, 1837.
Consisting of City Bank (x28), Good- VF, includes an upset rev. in F-VF with edge bump; Quebec Bank (x19), Good-VF; Banque du Peuple (x9.), Good-F-VF;
Estimates : 400.00 - 450.00
Sold for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
Br 522. City Bank Halfpenny, 1837.732Br 522. City Bank Halfpenny, 1837.
CH LC-8A2. ICCS MS-60. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
Br 522. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1837.733Br 522. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1837.
CH LC-8B1. ICCS MS-60. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
Br 522. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1837.734Br 522. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1837.
CH LC-8D1. ICCS MS-60. Breaks from a border bead, running between DU to shoulder, and between beads at bottom through foot, up to knee. Note: this l
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 252.00
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1842.735Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1842.
CH PC-1A1. ICCS AU-55. Die breaks from border bead, between OV to left eave, and from top of L to tree leaf. Note: this lot is part of The Richard C
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844.736Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844.
CH PC-1B4. ICCS EF-40. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.737Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.
CH PC-1B3. Curved break from border touching bead to top of left upright of "n" in "Province"continuing through that letter and ...
Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (280.00 + 56.00) x 1 = 336.00
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.738Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.
CH PC-1B3. Same breaks as the preceding, but the first break involving the "n" has its start as a curlicue on the edge and the break is mu...
Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.739Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.
CH PC-1B3. Same as the preceding two, but may be an intermediate state as the break on edge, above "n" seems less pronounced than the prev...
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.740Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.
CH PC-1B3. The top left serif of "t" is joined by a break to the lower right edge of the first walk edge to the right; there is a defect, ...
Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (215.00 + 43.00) x 1 = 258.00
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.741Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.
CH PC-1B3. Thin horizontal die break from bottom left of "B" to below dot; upper oblique stroke of "K" affixed to bank's wa...
Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (205.00 + 41.00) x 1 = 246.00
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Small trees.742Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Small trees.
CH PC-1B5. There is a defect or glob of metal within the top of "P"; there may be evidence of having been overstruck in the area of the t...
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
Br 530. Montreal & Lachine Railroad Company.743Br 530. Montreal & Lachine Railroad Company.
CH-TR-3. Fine-VF. A nice clean piece. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 600.00 - 650.00
Sold for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
Br 530.746Br 530.
The so-called restrikes, but really from new dies executed in 1947 for the 100th Anniversary. Copper. Unc. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Co
Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
Br 530.747Br 530.
As previous, the same 1947 replica, but in silver. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 400.00 - 450.00
Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
Br 531. Montreal Halfpenny, 1816. Lot of 13.748Br 531. Montreal Halfpenny, 1816. Lot of 13.
CH LC-12. A study collection of thirteen pieces from both clean and rusted dies, as follows: Good-Fine, eight pieces; VF (x4), including one graded by
Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (230.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 276.00
Br 532. Duncan's "Canada" Halfpenny, 1830.749Br 532. Duncan's "Canada" Halfpenny, 1830.
CH LC 13-A. Four specimens in VG, Fine, VF (2), and Duncan's "Canada" ½ penny, 1841. CH LC 13-B. 5 pcs., Fair-VG. One somewhat i...
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
Br 532. Duncan's "Canada" Halfpenny, 1841.750Br 532. Duncan's "Canada" Halfpenny, 1841.
CH LC 13-B. AU. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 150.00 - 175.00
Sold for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
Br 532. Duncan's "Canada" Halfpenny, 1841.751Br 532. Duncan's "Canada" Halfpenny, 1841.
CH LC 13-B. ICCS VF-30, but we believe it is the equal, or better than the preceding. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 180.00 - 200.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
Br 533. Canada Halfpenny Token.752Br 533. Canada Halfpenny Token.
CH LC A2. Lot of six specimens, all with periods of the same size. Three have some sort of damage or corrosion, the remaining three are each F-VF. 6
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
Br 534.753Br 534.
De Lachesnaye (Lachenaie) a L'Isle de Montréal on(ou) Repentiguy. (Repentigny) Caleche. Clipped across top, as are almost all of this firs...
Estimates : 600.00 - 750.00
Sold for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
Br 535.754Br 535.
As previous, Charette (cart). Clipped across top. VF, small disturbances on obv. MONTREAL has been double-struck. Note: this lot is part of The Ric
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (775.00 + 155.00) x 1 = 930.00
Br 536.755Br 536.
As previous, Cheval (horse). Clipped across top. F-VF, nice clean piece. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,800.00 + 360.00) x 1 = 2,160.00
Br 538.756Br 538.
De L'Isle de Montreal a Repentiguy (Repentigny) on(ou) Lachesnaye (Lachesnaie) Caleche. About V.F., and generally clean, but for an old vertical...
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
Br 538.757Br 538.
As previous, but plugged at top due to having been holed, otherwise, the piece is VF-EF. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 600.00 - 750.00
Sold for (975.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,170.00
Br 539.758Br 539.
As previous, but Charette (cart). ICCS EF-40. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,750.00
Sold for (1,200.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,440.00
Br 540.759Br 540.
As previous, but Cheval (horse). VF, holed at bottom centre. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 600.00 - 750.00
Sold for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
Br 541.760Br 541.
As previous, but Personne (person). ICCS VF-30. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
Br 542.761Br 542.
De Repentiguy (Repentigny) a L'Isle de Montreal on (ou) Lachesnaye (Lachesnaie). Caleche. Would be VF, but a graffiti expert has somewhat mangle...
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
Br 544.762Br 544.
As previous, Cheval (horse). ICCS VF-20. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
Br 545.763Br 545.
As previous, Personne (person). VF. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
Br 557.764Br 557.
Personne. CH PF-C. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (675.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 810.00
Br 558. Vexator Canadinsis, 1811.765Br 558. Vexator Canadinsis, 1811.
Copper. N.N. 6.07 grams. CH VC-2A1. A curious defect occurs on the obv., to left of Vexator's head, though it may simply be damage; another occu...
Estimates : 1,600.00 - 1,800.00
Sold for (2,100.00 + 420.00) x 1 = 2,520.00
Br 558. Vexator Canadinsis, 1811.766Br 558. Vexator Canadinsis, 1811.
Copper. N.S. 5.96 grams. CH VC-2A1. Fine, though the rev. figure is mostly lacking, a dark spot at top left of head. Letters visible: ANADIN SIS. Rev.
Estimates : 1,600.00 - 1,800.00
Sold for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
Br 558. Vexator Canadinsis, 1811.767Br 558. Vexator Canadinsis, 1811.
Brass. N.E. 3.58 grams. CH VC-2A2. Late die state with "spokes" from back of head. Good, porous. Letters visible: CAN (weak). Rev. NUNILL...
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,200.00
Sold for (2,600.00 + 520.00) x 1 = 3,120.00
Br 559. Vexator M L Canadiensis, 1811.768Br 559. Vexator M L Canadiensis, 1811.
Copper. CH VC-3A1. ICCS VF-30. Letters visible: CA (weak). Rev. RE VISC 1811. Thick flan. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,200.00
Sold for (2,100.00 + 420.00) x 1 = 2,520.00
Br 559. Vexator M L Canadiensis, 1811.769Br 559. Vexator M L Canadiensis, 1811.
Copper. Obv. brockage, with "ghosting" of the rev. N.E. 2.61 grams. CH VC-3A1. VF. Letters visible: CAN SIS (star) V. Ex:Len Buth coll. ...
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold for (1,250.00 + 250.00) x 1 = 1,500.00
Br 559. Vexator M L Canadiensis, 1811.770Br 559. Vexator M L Canadiensis, 1811.
Copper. CH VC-3A1. Good, damaged, or perhaps struck on a defective planchet. Letters visible: V. Rev. VISC 1811. Ex:Len Buth coll. Note: this lot
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
Br 560. Lauzon Ferry Four Pence Token, 1821.771Br 560. Lauzon Ferry Four Pence Token, 1821.
CH TR-2B. With countermark of James McKenzie, who had at first leased the ferry from John Goudie in 1825, and finally purchased it from Sir John Cald
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold for (6,500.00 + 1,300.00) x 1 = 7,800.00
Br 561. T. S. Brown's storecard.772Br 561. T. S. Brown's storecard.
"s" under "C". CH LC-15A3. Broken obv. die. Large, thin break from above and within "o" of "Brown", throug...
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
Br 561. T. S. Brown's storecard. Lot of 8.773Br 561. T. S. Brown's storecard. Lot of 8.
CH LC-15A. A group of both varieties, six of which are of the previous type, but none with die breaks; two specimens only of the "s" under...
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
Br 562. Molson storecard, 1837.774Br 562. Molson storecard, 1837.
By Jean-Marie Arnault. On a large, medium reeded flan. Unlisted. 12.25 grams. CH LC-16. VF-EF small edge clip (not damage). Ex:Lepczyk Sale 55, 11/25-
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
Br 562. Molson storecard, 1837.775Br 562. Molson storecard, 1837.
By Jean-Marie Arnault. Thick reeded flan.10.17 grams. CH LC-16A1. VF, obv. appears to have been once cleaned. Ex:Tim Henderson. Note: this lot is p
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (775.00 + 155.00) x 1 = 930.00
Br 562. Molson storecard, 1837.776Br 562. Molson storecard, 1837.
By Jean-Marie Arnault. Thin reeded flan. 8.25 grams. CH LC-16A3. EF, edge bruise. With: Molson's 200th anniversary token, 1986. Unc. Note: thi...
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,750.00
Sold for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
Br 563. Mullins storecard.777Br 563. Mullins storecard.
Copper. CH LC-17A1. ICCS AU-50. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00