Paris Sale 2018

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Welcome to our Inaugural Paris Sale, in conjunction with the Paris Coin Show (Previously known as the South Western Ontario Numismatic Coin and Collectables Show).

The Paris Sale will take place at the Hampton Inn & Suites on Saturday February 3rd, 2018. Lot pickup will be available at the Paris Coin Show on Sunday at the Paris Fairgrounds.

Public is invited to attend this sale and bid in person, online or email/phone bids. No official catalogue will be issued.

Buyer’s Premiums will be added on all items as per the Terms & Conditions of the sale. Invoices will be emailed out following the Paris Coin Show.
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Three Liards: 1707-W, 1714-W (2).548 - Three Liards: 1707-W, 1714-W (2).
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Three Liards: 1707-W, 1714-W (2). - 1707-W, about fine, deteriorated rev. die; 1714-W, one VG+, the other G+ with striking crack. Later issues of the
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Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Group of 12 Liards, 1693-1699.549 - Group of 12 Liards, 1693-1699.
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Group of 12 Liards, 1693-1699. - A mix of dates and mints, all of the third type (Dup. 1589, Gad. 81, KM 284). Mostly VG-F, some a bit better but wit
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Sous-Marque.  1739-R.550 - Sous-Marque. 1739-R.
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Sous-Marque. 1739-R. - Orleans Mint. Vlack 175. R-4. Good, struck from rusted dies. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1026. This is part of the Richard Coo
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 220.00
 
 
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Sous-Marque.  1739-R.551 - Sous-Marque. 1739-R.
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Sous-Marque. 1739-R. - Orleans Mint. Vlack 175. R-4. Good, struck from rusted dies. Ex: Vlack Sale, lot 1026. This is part of the Richard Coo
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 T. (Nantes).552 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 T. (Nantes).
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Vlack 185. 3 Pcs. Average VG-Fine. One of the pieces is unusual, showing the M, flower, 17 to be defective, particularly in the case of the two digits
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 W. (Lille).553 - Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 W. (Lille).
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Vlack 316. R-1. VG-F; another, Fine, but pitting. 2 Pcs. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 BB. (Strasbourg).554 - Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 BB. (Strasbourg).
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Vlack 325. R-1. 2 Pcs. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Br. 508. Sous-Marques. A trio of scarce 1741 pieces.555 - Br. 508. Sous-Marques. A trio of scarce 1741 pieces.
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Br. 508. Sous-Marques. A trio of scarce 1741 pieces. - 1741-K (Bordeaux) Vlack 124, R-8, aVG, heavily porous; 1741-O (Riom), Vlack 156, R-8, aVG, weak
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1842.556 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1842.
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1842. - Tall trees var. very scarce. CH PC-1A1. G-VG; the motto "Concordia Salus" on ribbon is ver...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Br 528. Quebec Bank penny, 1852.557 - Br 528. Quebec Bank penny, 1852.
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Br 528. Quebec Bank penny, 1852. - CH PC-4. C. 15. The break is earlier than the two preceding. EF, appears to have once been cleaned; two others, wi
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Estimates : 120.00 - 225.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Br 529. Quebec Bank ½ penny, 1852.558 - Br 529. Quebec Bank ½ penny, 1852.
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Br 529. Quebec Bank ½ penny, 1852. - CH PC-3. One of the two pieces corresponds with C. 5b in the case of the die crack between NC, but there ...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 125.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION559 - COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION - on a Canadian Victorian 1¢, 1888. Round top 3 in title. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION560 - COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION - on a Canadian Victorian 1¢, date not decipherable. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Canada Borderline Token.561 - Canada Borderline Token.
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Canada Borderline Token. - C'est du Cuivre (Halfpenny). Brass. By Joseph Davis. VG, but the engraver's signature not visible due to the wor...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Br. 506.  9 Deniers, 1721-H. (La Rochelle).562 - Br. 506. 9 Deniers, 1721-H. (La Rochelle).
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Br. 506. 9 Deniers, 1721-H. (La Rochelle). - VF+, clean surfaces but uneven strike. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom).563 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom).
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Vlack 154e. (as previous). Fine. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 X. (Amiens).564 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 X. (Amiens).
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Vlack 213. R-7. Good, only due to rust, which affects the first three digits of date, and the engraver's différent. The 9 in date, X mint m...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 &. (Aix).565 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 &. (Aix).
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Vlack 232b. R-8. With stop after SIT, after &, after ET. F-VF. Ex:Henderson. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1738 AA. (Metz).566 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1738 AA. (Metz).
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Vlack 236. R-7. Fine, but weakly struck obv., affecting the ability to identify whether it is the variety with or without the stop after ET. I have as
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1739 A. (Paris).567 - Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1739 A. (Paris).
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Vlack 294. R-4. VG-Fine. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 A. (Paris).568 - Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 A. (Paris).
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Vlack 295. R-3. VF, slight bend, but still a nice piece. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 G. (Poitiers).569 - Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 G. (Poitiers).
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Vlack 301. R-3. F-VF, but somewhat bent. Ex:Henderson. Only date recorded from this mint. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1739 P. (Dijon).570 - Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1739 P. (Dijon).
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Vlack 309. R-5. G-VG, weak mintmark, only top half shows. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 P. (Dijon).571 - Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 P. (Dijon).
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Vlack 310. R-6. VG-Fine, clipped flan above date, but not affecting legend. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 S. (Reims).572 - Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 S. (Reims).
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Vlack 312. R-6. F-VF. Ex:Henderson. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 AA. (Metz).576 - Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 AA. (Metz).
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Vlack 324. R-1. VF, little rusted. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 BB. (Strasbourg).577 - Br 509. Billon Sol of 12 Deniers. 1740 BB. (Strasbourg).
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Vlack 325. R-1. VF or better, but rust spots on obv. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Br 715 open wreath.578 - Br 715 open wreath.
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CH LC-5A1. Thomson 1A. Reeded Edge. ICCS VF-30 cert no. FM 631 (attributed on ticket as LC5A2, as the reeded open wreath was once classified by Charl
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Estimates : 150.00 - 280.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Obverse Grouping: Br 688, 693.  Lot of 2579 - Obverse Grouping: Br 688, 693. Lot of 2
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Br 688 (CH LC-31A), VF+. Br 693 (CH LC-31B1), ICCS EF-40, cert. No. JL 646. 2 Pcs. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 180.00
Sold for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Countermark of 1640, on Francois I Douzain a la croisette.580 - Countermark of 1640, on Francois I Douzain a la croisette.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Countermark of 1640, on Francois I Douzain a la croisette. - Host coin (Dup. 927, circa 1541-47) VG+, centred countermark on rev. This is part
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Estimates : 80.00 - 140.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Countermark of 1640, on Henri III Douzain of 1588.581 - Countermark of 1640, on Henri III Douzain of 1588.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Countermark of 1640, on Henri III Douzain of 1588. - Host coin (Dup. 1140, dated 1588) uneven VG, strong obv. countermark. This is part of the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 140.00
Sold for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Countermark of 1640, on Charles X Douzain.582 - Countermark of 1640, on Charles X Douzain.
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Countermark of 1640, on Charles X Douzain. - Host Coin (Dup. 1181) almost Fine, quite legible (sadly, date not struck up), countermark centred on rev.
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Estimates : 80.00 - 140.00
Sold for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Countermark lot of 1640, on Francois I and Charles X hosts.583 - Countermark lot of 1640, on Francois I and Charles X hosts.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Countermark of 1640, on Francois I and Charles X hosts. - Host coins of Dup. 927 (2) and Dup. 1181 (2 - both dated 1593, uncertain mints). Attributab
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Estimates : 100.00 - 160.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Countermark lot of 1640, on Henri IV Douzains.584 - Countermark lot of 1640, on Henri IV Douzains.
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Countermark of 1640, on Henri IV Douzains. - Host coins of Dup. 1247 (3), Dup. 1254. Fine undertypes. Henri IV is the most common undertype, but a
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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Countermark lot of 1640, on Henri IV Douzains du Dauphine.585 - Countermark lot of 1640, on Henri IV Douzains du Dauphine.
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Countermark of 1640, on Henri IV Douzains du Dauphine. - All hosts are Dup. 1257. VG-F undertypes, all clearly legible. 5 Pcs. This is part o
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Estimates : 100.00 - 180.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Countermark lot of 1640, on Henri IV Douzains.586 - Countermark lot of 1640, on Henri IV Douzains.
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Countermark of 1640, on Henri IV Douzains. - All costs are Dup. 1247. Attributable, but lesser pieces. 8 Pcs. This is part of the Richard C
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Countermark of 1640, on Spanish Netherlands host coin.587 - Countermark of 1640, on Spanish Netherlands host coin.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Countermark of 1640, on Spanish Netherlands host coin. - An unusual class of undertype. Host coin not definitively attributed. VG, a bit of corros
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Estimates : 100.00 - 180.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Canadian Countermark588 - Canadian Countermark
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NOBLE. F. C. OF. E. 123003. around perimeter of coin and H.Q. / C.F.C counterpunched on planed rev. of Napoleon III 10 centimes. A dog tag possibly fo
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark589 - Canadian Countermark
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Rouleau countermark on obv. of U.S. large cent, 1844 (Brunk R-551). Piece holed. This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Canadian Countermark590 - Canadian Countermark
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J.N.L. SOLIS on rev. and J. SOLIS on obv., all counterpunched on Canada Victoria cent, 189_ (a “5” has been punched over the last digit of the date) (
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Canadian Countermark591 - Canadian Countermark
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WM H SPENCER (curved) / BELLEV-L / ONT 1886 / SEPT 9 / AG(E) 21 counterpunched on rev. of Canada Victoria cent (M.I. 852, Brunk S-764). This i
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Estimates : 60.00 - 125.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Canadian Countermark592 - Canadian Countermark
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J. ST. PIERRE / MAKER (slanted) / STANSTEAD CE (twice) on obv. & rev. of Bank of Upper Canada penny, 1857, Br 719 (M.I. 819). Piece holed. ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Canadian Countermark593 - Canadian Countermark
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SQUIRT on obv. of Canada Victoria cent, 1882 (M.I. 853, Brunk S-804). This is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Canadian Countermark594 - Canadian Countermark
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STARR & SON on obv. of City Bank penny, 1837, Br 521 (M.I. 856, Brunk S-871 for D. Starr & Son). This is part of the Richard Cooper ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Canadian Countermark595 - Canadian Countermark
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A.J. STEVENS. (curved) / ENGRAVER / SALFORD. (curved) all neatly counterpunched on obv. of City or Quebec Bank penny, 1837, Br 521 (M.I. 857, Brunk S-
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Canadian Countermark596 - Canadian Countermark
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A. THOMPSON / SADDLER on obv. & rev. of Bank of Upper Canada ½ penny, 1850, Br 720. Piece holed. This is part of the Richard Cooper...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark597 - Canadian Countermark
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JG TODHUNTER PORTAGE (in circle) counterpunched on rev. of British George III ½ penny, 1806 (Brunk T-337); JGT counterpunched on planed obv. of...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark598 - Canadian Countermark
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TORONTO FIRE DEPARTMENT (in circle) / H(ook), an ampersand within the number 1 and L(adder), all very weakly engraved on planed or worn rev. of Bank o
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Canadian Countermark599 - Canadian Countermark
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Two masonic(?) triangles containing the initials S.J.S, one above and one below M. TRAMBLE, also the letter Q, on rev. and a Masonic triangle (?) with
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Canadian Countermark600 - Canadian Countermark
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V.O. & CO. on rev. and CAST-STEEL on obv. of Quebec Bank ½ penny, 1837, Br 522 (M.I. 939, Brunk O-15). This is part of the Richard ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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