Toronto Coin Expo Spring Sale 2016

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!



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.

Choose Your Layout > Switch to Grid View Switch to List View
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
Estimate : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (600.00) = 600.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 520. Coffin's Magdalen Island penny, 1820.727 - Br 520. Coffin's Magdalen Island penny, 1820.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
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
Estimate : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (400.00 + 80.00) = 480.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 521. City Bank Penny, 1837. Lot of 2.728 - Br 521. City Bank Penny, 1837. Lot of 2.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
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
Estimate : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 521. Quebec Bank Penny, 1837.729 - Br 521. Quebec Bank Penny, 1837.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
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
Estimate : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (50.00) = 50.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 521. Banque du Peuple Penny, 1837.730 - Br 521. Banque du Peuple Penny, 1837.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Weak ground, period after Canada. CH LC-9C2. EF. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) = 108.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 521. Collection of Bank Pennies, 1837.731 - Br 521. Collection of Bank Pennies, 1837.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
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
Estimate : 400.00 - 450.00
Sold for (500.00 + 100.00) = 600.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 522. City Bank Halfpenny, 1837.732 - Br 522. City Bank Halfpenny, 1837.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
CH LC-8A2. ICCS MS-60. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (110.00) = 110.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 522. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1837.733 - Br 522. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1837.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
CH LC-8B1. ICCS MS-60. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (250.00 + 50.00) = 300.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 522. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1837.734 - Br 522. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1837.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
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
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) = 252.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1842.735 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1842.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
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
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (180.00) = 180.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844.736 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
CH PC-1B4. ICCS EF-40. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (70.00) = 70.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.737 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
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
Estimate : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (280.00) = 280.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.738 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
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
Estimate : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (325.00) = 325.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.739 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
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
Estimate : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (500.00 + 100.00) = 600.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.740 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
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
Estimate : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (215.00 + 43.00) = 258.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.741 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Heavy trees.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
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
Estimate : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (205.00 + 41.00) = 246.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Small trees.742 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal Halfpenny, 1844. Small trees.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
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
Estimate : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (450.00 + 90.00) = 540.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 530. Montreal & Lachine Railroad Company.743 - Br 530. Montreal & Lachine Railroad Company.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
CH-TR-3. Fine-VF. A nice clean piece. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 600.00 - 650.00
Sold for (475.00) = 475.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 530.746 - Br 530.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
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
Estimate : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) = 108.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Br 530.747 - Br 530.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
As previous, the same 1947 replica, but in silver. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 450.00
Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
Details...Bookmark