Toronto Coin Expo Spring Sale 2016

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

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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!
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Br 520. Coffin's Magdalen Island penny, 1815.726 - Br 520. Coffin's Magdalen Island penny, 1815.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
CH LC-1. About EF. Nice clean piece. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Br 520. Coffin's Magdalen Island penny, 1820.727 - Br 520. Coffin's Magdalen Island penny, 1820.
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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
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Br 521. City Bank Penny, 1837. Lot of 2.728 - Br 521. City Bank Penny, 1837. Lot of 2.
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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
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Br 521. Quebec Bank Penny, 1837.729 - Br 521. Quebec Bank Penny, 1837.
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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.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Br 521. Banque du Peuple Penny, 1837.730 - Br 521. Banque du Peuple Penny, 1837.
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Weak ground, period after Canada. CH LC-9C2. EF. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Br 521. Collection of Bank Pennies, 1837.731 - Br 521. Collection of Bank Pennies, 1837.
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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;
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 450.00
Sold for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Br 522. City Bank Halfpenny, 1837.732 - Br 522. City Bank Halfpenny, 1837.
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CH LC-8A2. ICCS MS-60. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Br 522. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1837.733 - Br 522. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1837.
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CH LC-8B1. ICCS MS-60. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Br 522. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1837.734 - Br 522. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1837.
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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
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 252.00
 
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1842.735 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1842.
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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
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844.736 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844.
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CH PC-1B4. ICCS EF-40. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.737 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.
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CH PC-1B3. Curved break from border touching bead to top of left upright of "n" in "Province"continuing through that letter and ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (280.00 + 56.00) x 1 = 336.00
 
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.738 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.
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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...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.739 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.
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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...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.740 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.
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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, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (215.00 + 43.00) x 1 = 258.00
 
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.741 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.
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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...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (205.00 + 41.00) x 1 = 246.00
 
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Small trees.742 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Small trees.
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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...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Br 530. Montreal & Lachine Railroad Company.743 - Br 530. Montreal & Lachine Railroad Company.
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CH-TR-3. Fine-VF. A nice clean piece. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 650.00
Sold for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
 
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Br 530.746 - Br 530.
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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
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Br 530.747 - Br 530.
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As previous, the same 1947 replica, but in silver. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 450.00
Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Br 531. Montreal Halfpenny, 1816. Lot of 13.748 - Br 531. Montreal Halfpenny, 1816. Lot of 13.
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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
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (230.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 276.00
 
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Br 532. Duncan's "Canada" Halfpenny, 1830.749 - Br 532. Duncan's "Canada" Halfpenny, 1830.
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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...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Br 532. Duncan's "Canada" Halfpenny, 1841.750 - Br 532. Duncan's "Canada" Halfpenny, 1841.
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CH LC 13-B. AU. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 175.00
Sold for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Br 532. Duncan's "Canada" Halfpenny, 1841.751 - Br 532. Duncan's "Canada" Halfpenny, 1841.
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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.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 200.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Br 533. Canada Halfpenny Token.752 - Br 533. Canada Halfpenny Token.
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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
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Br 534.753 - Br 534.
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De Lachesnaye (Lachenaie) a L'Isle de Montréal on(ou) Repentiguy. (Repentigny) Caleche. Clipped across top, as are almost all of this firs...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 750.00
Sold for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
 
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Br 535.754 - Br 535.
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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
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (775.00 + 155.00) x 1 = 930.00
 
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Br 536.755 - Br 536.
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As previous, Cheval (horse). Clipped across top. F-VF, nice clean piece. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,800.00 + 360.00) x 1 = 2,160.00
 
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Br 538.756 - Br 538.
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De L'Isle de Montreal a Repentiguy (Repentigny) on(ou) Lachesnaye (Lachesnaie) Caleche. About V.F., and generally clean, but for an old vertical...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Br 538.757 - Br 538.
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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.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 750.00
Sold for (975.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,170.00
 
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Br 539.758 - Br 539.
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As previous, but Charette (cart). ICCS EF-40. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,750.00
Sold for (1,200.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,440.00
 
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Br 540.759 - Br 540.
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As previous, but Cheval (horse). VF, holed at bottom centre. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 750.00
Sold for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Br 541.760 - Br 541.
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As previous, but Personne (person). ICCS VF-30. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Br 542.761 - Br 542.
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De Repentiguy (Repentigny) a L'Isle de Montreal on (ou) Lachesnaye (Lachesnaie). Caleche. Would be VF, but a graffiti expert has somewhat mangle...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Br 544.762 - Br 544.
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As previous, Cheval (horse). ICCS VF-20. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
 
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Br 545.763 - Br 545.
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As previous, Personne (person). VF. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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Br 557.764 - Br 557.
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Personne. CH PF-C. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (675.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 810.00
 
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Br 558. Vexator Canadinsis, 1811.765 - Br 558. Vexator Canadinsis, 1811.
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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...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,600.00 - 1,800.00
Sold for (2,100.00 + 420.00) x 1 = 2,520.00
 
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Br 558. Vexator Canadinsis, 1811.766 - Br 558. Vexator Canadinsis, 1811.
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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.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,600.00 - 1,800.00
Sold for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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Br 558. Vexator Canadinsis, 1811.767 - Br 558. Vexator Canadinsis, 1811.
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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...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,200.00
Sold for (2,600.00 + 520.00) x 1 = 3,120.00
 
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Br 559. Vexator M L Canadiensis, 1811.768 - Br 559. Vexator M L Canadiensis, 1811.
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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.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,200.00
Sold for (2,100.00 + 420.00) x 1 = 2,520.00
 
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Br 559. Vexator M L Canadiensis, 1811.769 - Br 559. Vexator M L Canadiensis, 1811.
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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. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold for (1,250.00 + 250.00) x 1 = 1,500.00
 
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Br 559. Vexator M L Canadiensis, 1811.770 - Br 559. Vexator M L Canadiensis, 1811.
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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
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
 
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Br 560. Lauzon Ferry Four Pence Token, 1821.771 - Br 560. Lauzon Ferry Four Pence Token, 1821.
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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
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold for (6,500.00 + 1,300.00) x 1 = 7,800.00
 
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Br 561. T. S. Brown's storecard.772 - Br 561. T. S. Brown's storecard.
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"s" under "C". CH LC-15A3. Broken obv. die. Large, thin break from above and within "o" of "Brown", throug...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Br 561. T. S. Brown's storecard. Lot of 8.773 - Br 561. T. S. Brown's storecard. Lot of 8.
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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...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Br 562. Molson storecard, 1837.774 - Br 562. Molson storecard, 1837.
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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-
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
 
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Br 562. Molson storecard, 1837.775 - Br 562. Molson storecard, 1837.
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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
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (775.00 + 155.00) x 1 = 930.00
 
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Br 562. Molson storecard, 1837.776 - Br 562. Molson storecard, 1837.
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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...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,750.00
Sold for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
 
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Br 563. Mullins storecard.777 - Br 563. Mullins storecard.
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Copper. CH LC-17A1. ICCS AU-50. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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