RCNA Sale Ottawa

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We are thrilled to have been awarded the RCNA auction, the second of our “triplet” sales for 2016. Ottawa is full of history and we have attempted to make this offering an historic event to suit the venue. There are numismatic treasures not seen for generations and you are invited to participate. We thank our many consignors who have placed their trust in us once again.


Buyer’s Premiums will be added on all items as per the Terms & Conditions of the sale. Invoices will be emailed out following the RCNA Convention. Visit gbellauctions.com to view a digital copy of the catalogue for this sale.
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1740 E. (Tours).141 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1740 E. (Tours).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1740 E. (Tours). - Vlack 78. R-7. Not the counterfeit which has no stop between D and G. It's curious ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1738 G. (Poitiers).142 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1738 G. (Poitiers).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1738 G. (Poitiers). - Vlack 89. R-7. EF. Ex:Henderson. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Colle
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 G. (Poitiers).143 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 G. (Poitiers).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 G. (Poitiers). - Vlack 90. R-1 only, but Breen considered pieces of this mint all to be of high rarity.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1741. G. (Poitiers).144 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1741. G. (Poitiers).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1741. G. (Poitiers). - Vlack 92. R-3. Fine-VF. Ex:Henderson. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1742 G. (Poitiers).145 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1742 G. (Poitiers).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1742 G. (Poitiers). - Vlack 93. R-7. VG-Fine, but somewhat rusted; clear date and mintmark. Note: this lo
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 H. (La Rochelle).146 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 H. (La Rochelle).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 H. (La Rochelle). - Vlack 95. R-4. VF-EF. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (140.00) x 1 = 140.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1742 H. (La Rochelle)147 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1742 H. (La Rochelle)
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1742 H. (La Rochelle) - Vlack 358. The contemporary counterfeit. F-VF. Note: this lot is part of The Richar
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1744 H. (La Rochelle).148 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1744 H. (La Rochelle).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1744 H. (La Rochelle). - Vlack 103. R-8. VG-Fine. Ex:Henderson. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Coo
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1752 H. (La Rochelle).149 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1752 H. (La Rochelle).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1752 H. (La Rochelle). - Vlack 112, but this specimen has the stop after H, not recorded by Vlack, who has no
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Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (1,700.00 + 340.00) x 1 = 2,040.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 I. (Limoges).150 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 I. (Limoges).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 I. (Limoges). - Vlack 115. R-6. R-6, very scarce mint. Fine, but encrusted. Note: this lot is part o
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 K. (Bordeaux).151 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 K. (Bordeaux).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 K. (Bordeaux). - Vlack 122. R-8. Stop after K, but indeterminable whether a stop occurs after ET due to
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (75.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1740 K. (Bordeaux).152 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1740 K. (Bordeaux).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1740 K. (Bordeaux). - Vlack 123a. R-8. With stop after K, from which emits a thin die break at top. Fine. Ex
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1738 M. (Toulouse).154 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1738 M. (Toulouse).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1738 M. (Toulouse). - Vlack 142. R-8. VG, corrosion at bottom right of obv. Note: this lot is part of The
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 M. (Toulouse).155 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 M. (Toulouse).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 M. (Toulouse). - Vlack 143. R-8. Fine, minor bend at lower left rev. Ex:Henderson. Note: this lot is
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Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (120.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 N. (Montpelier).156 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 N. (Montpelier).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 N. (Montpelier). - Vlack 149. Lot of 4 pieces, average VG, but all suffer problems due to being poor st
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom).157 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom). - Vlack 154e. R-5. Full stop punctuation in legend except between ET NAV. VG. Note: this
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom).158 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom). - Vlack 154e. (as above). Fine. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom).159 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom).
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom). - Vlack 154e. Another, but in VF. One of the more difficult mint marks. Ex:Henderson. Not
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1740 O. (Riom).160 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1740 O. (Riom).
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1740 O. (Riom). - Vlack 155. Stop before SIT. R-8. Fine. Ex:Henderson. Note: this lot is part of The Rich
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1742 O. (Riom).161 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1742 O. (Riom).
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1742 O. (Riom). - Vlack 157. R-8. F-VF, small mint clip. Ex:Henderson. Note: this lot is part of The Rich
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (120.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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