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.

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Blacksmith Copper. Wood 8.968 - Blacksmith Copper. Wood 8.
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Uniface example. 4.24 grams. CH BL-7. Fine, small punch mark above head; the rev. has suffered a very unusual gouge. Could the planchet have been this
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimate : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Blacksmith Copper. Wood 13. Lot of 2.969 - Blacksmith Copper. Wood 13. Lot of 2.
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Brass. N.S. 5.83 grams. CH BL-9. F-VF, old scratch at bottom of rev. With: another, N.S. 5.85 grams. G-VG. 2 Pcs. Note: this lot is part of The Ric
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (95.00 + 19.00) = 114.00
 
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Blacksmith Copper. Unlisted.970 - Blacksmith Copper. Unlisted.
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Bust R, ins./Harp L, ins. N.S. 5.54 grams. Obv. shows bottom of G, lower part of III, and REX. The E is retrograde. The harp is very weakly struck, an
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Estimate : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold for (1,000.00 + 200.00) = 1,200.00
 
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Newfoundland countermarks - Lot of 5971 - Newfoundland countermarks - Lot of 5
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J.W.B. on obv. of Newfoundland cent, 1876 (M.I. 542); (J)AMIES(ON) (slightly curved) and (I)ERDT (slightly curved) on obv. of Rutherford ½ penn...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Nova Scotia countermarks - Lot of 5972 - Nova Scotia countermarks - Lot of 5
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K. & G. on obv. & rev. of Nova Scotia ½ penny, 1832, Br 871 (M.I. 553); H. KELL counterpunched on obv. of Nova Scotia penny, 1832, Br 8...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 175.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) = 108.00
 
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Nova Scotia countermarks - Lot of 7973 - Nova Scotia countermarks - Lot of 7
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W. MARTIN once on obv. & twice on rev. of Nova Scotia penny, 1856, Br 875 (M.I. 644); S. MILLER on obv. (partial) & twice on rev. of Nova Sc...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 175.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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P.E.I. countermarks - Lot of 5974 - P.E.I. countermarks - Lot of 5
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F. JOBIN on rev. of Prince Edward’s Island ½ penny (square hole in center), 1855, Br 918 (Brunk J-121); LES on obv. and J LES, with another und...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 175.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) = 108.00
 
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New Brunswick countermarks - Lot of 6975 - New Brunswick countermarks - Lot of 6
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J (P?) on obv. of New Brunswick penny, 1843, Br 909; J.R. on obv. of New Brunswick cent, 1864, Br 907 (M.I. 535); J.S.B.A. on obv. of New Brunswick ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 175.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) = 156.00
 
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Lower Canada Bank countermarks - Lot of 7976 - Lower Canada Bank countermarks - Lot of 7
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J O counterpunched on obv. of Quebec Bank penny, 1837, Br 521 (M.I. 531); J.P.J twice on obv. of Quebec Bank ½ penny, 1837, Br 522; J.S.M on ob...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (210.00) = 210.00
 
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Lower Canada Bank countermarks - Lot of 8977 - Lower Canada Bank countermarks - Lot of 8
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J.E. MATHEWSON twice on obv. of City Bank penny, 1837, Br 521 (M.I. 646, Brunk M-293); E. McNEILL on obv. & rev. of Quebec Bank penny, 1837, Br ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (145.00) = 145.00
 
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Lower Canada Bouquet-Sou countermarks - Lot of 7978 - Lower Canada Bouquet-Sou countermarks - Lot of 7
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J.W on obv. of Bouquet-Sou, Br 691; J.W.W. on obv. of Bouquet-Sou, Br 686; JOY twice on obv. of Bouquet-Sou, Br 679 (M.I. 552, Brunk J-248); L.A. on r
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Estimate : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (220.00) = 220.00
 
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Wellington halfpenny countermarks - Lot of 4979 - Wellington halfpenny countermarks - Lot of 4
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LESLIE on obv. of Wellington ½ penny, 1816, Br 981, C. 41 (M.I. 585, Brunk L-296); WILL MASER. on obv. of Wellington ½ penny, Br 971 (M.I....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (120.00) = 120.00
 
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Bank of Upper Canada countermarks - Lot of 8980 - Bank of Upper Canada countermarks - Lot of 8
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J.P. on obv. & rev. (twice each) of Bank of Upper Canada penny, 1857, Br 719 (M.I. 533); J V on obv. and V on rev., both counterpunched on Bank ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 250.00 - 275.00
Sold for (135.00) = 135.00
 
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Bank of Upper Canada countermarks - Lot of 8981 - Bank of Upper Canada countermarks - Lot of 8
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L within circle on obv. of Bank of Upper Canada penny, 1857, Br 719 (M.I. 567); M.D on obv. of Bank of Upper Canada ½ penny, 1857, Br 720 (M.I....
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Estimate : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (135.00) = 135.00
 
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Bank of Upper Canada countermarks - Lot of 9982 - Bank of Upper Canada countermarks - Lot of 9
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P. MYERS on rev. of Bank of Upper Canada penny, 1850, Br 719 (M.I. 677, cf. Brunk M-1036); N.B or N.R on obv. of Bank of Upper Canada penny, 1857, Br
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (135.00 + 27.00) = 162.00
 
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Province of Canada Bank of Montreal countermarks - Lot of 12983 - Province of Canada Bank of Montreal countermarks - Lot of 12
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W.H. MARTAIN on obv. & rev. of Bank of Montreal penny, 1842, Br 526 (M.I. 642, Brunk M-232); G. KING on rev. of Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1...
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Estimate : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (375.00) = 375.00
 
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Province of Canada large cent countermarks - Lot of 11984 - Province of Canada large cent countermarks - Lot of 11
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J. ? W. on obv. of Province of Canada cent, 1859 (M.I. 541); W. JOHNSON twice on obv. of Province of Canada cent, 1859 (M.I. 548, Brunk J-162); R.D. L
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Estimate : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (180.00) = 180.00
 
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Canada Victoria large cent countermarks - Lot of 9985 - Canada Victoria large cent countermarks - Lot of 9
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A. MARTIN. on obv. & rev. of Canada Victoria cent, 1876 (Brunk M-234); MD counterpunched on obv. of Canada cent, 1891 large date (M.I. 609); M.D...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (85.00) = 85.00
 
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Canada Victoria large cent countermarks - Lot of 8986 - Canada Victoria large cent countermarks - Lot of 8
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KISS engraved on rev. of Canada Victoria cent (“Cent” was removed, replaced with “Kiss”, raising the value of the coin), 1893 (M.I. 561); C.G. LABRECQ
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (115.00 + 23.00) = 138.00
 
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Canada Victoria large cent countermarks - Lot of 6987 - Canada Victoria large cent countermarks - Lot of 6
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J.I on obv. of Canada Victoria cent, 1876-H (M.I. 529); J.J.T / 287 / GUELPH (curved) counterpunched on planed rev. of Canada Victoria cent (M.I. 530)
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Estimate : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (50.00) = 50.00
 
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