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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1909 Newfoundland Fifty Cent992 - 1909 Newfoundland Fifty Cent
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1909 Newfoundland Fifty Cent - ICCS MS-62. Full lutre with a hint of toning on reverse. A couple bag marks prevented this from going into a 63 holder.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 700.00
Sold for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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1919 Newfoundland Fifty Cent993 - 1919 Newfoundland Fifty Cent
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1919 Newfoundland Fifty Cent - ICCS MS-64. A fully brilliant example with satiny choice surfaces complete with full lustre.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold for (825.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 990.00
 
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1919 Newfoundland Fifty Cent994 - 1919 Newfoundland Fifty Cent
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1919 Newfoundland Fifty Cent - ICCS AU-58. A minute amount of wear on the beard prevent this from designated an uncirculated coin.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Newfoundland Fifty Cents995 - Newfoundland Fifty Cents
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Newfoundland Fifty Cents - Dates range from 1874 to 1919C. Conditions vary (2 are ICCS graded), trends approx. $410. Viewing recommended, no return.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 252.00
 
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1881 Newfoundland $2 Gold996 - 1881 Newfoundland $2 Gold
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1881 Newfoundland $2 Gold - NGC MS63. All mint state examples are sought-after by knowledgeable Newfoundland gold collectors, this BU has plent...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 12,000.00
Sold for (5,000.00 + 1,000.00) x 1 = 6,000.00
 
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1881 Newfoundland $2 Gold997 - 1881 Newfoundland $2 Gold
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1881 Newfoundland $2 Gold - EF/AU example.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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1882H Newfoundland $2 Gold998 - 1882H Newfoundland $2 Gold
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1882H Newfoundland $2 Gold - PCGS MS64+. Fully lustrous with prooflike fields, only the occasional wisp within the fields. With immediate eye appeal a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold for (4,200.00 + 840.00) x 1 = 5,040.00
 
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1882H Newfoundland $2 Gold999 - 1882H Newfoundland $2 Gold
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1882H Newfoundland $2 Gold - ICCS AU-55.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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1888 Newfoundland $2 Gold1000 - 1888 Newfoundland $2 Gold
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1888 Newfoundland $2 Gold - PCGS MS63.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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1888 Newfoundland $2 Gold1001 - 1888 Newfoundland $2 Gold
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1888 Newfoundland $2 Gold - ICCS MS-62.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,100.00
Sold for (625.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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1888 Newfoundland $2 Gold1002 - 1888 Newfoundland $2 Gold
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1888 Newfoundland $2 Gold - AU better.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Newfoundland Lot of 51003 - Newfoundland Lot of 5
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Newfoundland Lot of 5 - 1872H 50 Cents ICCS F-15; 1874 50 Cents ICCS F-12; 1896 50 Cents Obv 2 SW, damaged; 1909 50 Cents F-12; 1917C 50 Cents F. View
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 200.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Newfoundland Lot of 21004 - Newfoundland Lot of 2
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Newfoundland Lot of 2 - 1882H 50 Cents ICCS F-12 (holder damaged); 1888 50 Cents ICCS F-12. 2 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Newfoundland Lot of 51005 - Newfoundland Lot of 5
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Newfoundland Lot of 5 - 1896 Obv 1 50 Cents ICCS F-15 (scratches), 1899 Narrow 9s 50 Cents ICCS F-12, 1909 50 Cents ICCS F-12, 1911 50 Cents ICCS F-15
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Newfoundland Lot of 51006 - Newfoundland Lot of 5
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Newfoundland Lot of 5 - 1896 Obv 2 SW 50 Cents ICCS F-12, 1896 Obv 1 LW 50 Cents ICCS F-12, 1899 Narrow 9s 50 Cents ICCS F-12, 1909 50 Cents ICCS F-12
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Newfoundland Lot of 41007 - Newfoundland Lot of 4
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Newfoundland Lot of 4 - 1912 20 Cents VF; 1872H 50 Cents ICCS F-12, 1874 50 Cents ICCS F-12, 1909 50 Cents VF. Viewing recommended, no return. 4 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (135.00 + 27.00) x 1 = 162.00
 
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1861 New Brunswick Half Cent1008 - 1861 New Brunswick Half Cent
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1861 New Brunswick Half Cent - ICCS MS-60. Brown. Key Maritime coin, rarely offered in uncirculated conditions.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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1861 New Brunswick Half Cent1009 - 1861 New Brunswick Half Cent
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1861 New Brunswick Half Cent - ICCS VF-30. Key Date, great type coin.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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1862 New Brunswick Five Cents1010 - 1862 New Brunswick Five Cents
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1862 New Brunswick Five Cents - PCGS MS65. Extremely attractive, illuminating russet and amber highlights. Notably low mintage for this two-yea...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 10,000.00 | Estimates : 12,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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1862 New Brunswick Five Cents1011 - 1862 New Brunswick Five Cents
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1862 New Brunswick Five Cents - ICCS EF-45. Weakly struck (reverse). Large die break at 5:00
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
 
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1864 New Brunswick Five Cents1012 - 1864 New Brunswick Five Cents
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1864 New Brunswick Five Cents - ICCS EF-40.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 800.00
Sold for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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1862 New Brunswick Ten Cents1013 - 1862 New Brunswick Ten Cents
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1862 New Brunswick Ten Cents - PCGS MS65. A gorgeous, flawless strike with ample iridescent blue and amber toning over full lustre. Only four graded h
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 7,500.00 | Estimates : 10,000.00 - 12,500.00
 
 
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1862 New Brunswick Ten Cents1014 - 1862 New Brunswick Ten Cents
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1862 New Brunswick Ten Cents - ICCS EF-45. An excellent example complimented with light orange/bronze toning with underlying lustre. Conservati...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (775.00 + 155.00) x 1 = 930.00
 
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1864 New Brunswick Ten Cents1015 - 1864 New Brunswick Ten Cents
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1864 New Brunswick Ten Cents - ICCS EF-45. An example that features a good strike, any wear that the coin may have is only detected with magnification
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,250.00
Sold for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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1864 New Brunswick Ten Cents1016 - 1864 New Brunswick Ten Cents
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1864 New Brunswick Ten Cents - ICCS AU-58. Cleaned. Shows under magnification, otherwise a decent example as a type coin.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (925.00 + 185.00) x 1 = 1,110.00
 
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1864 New Brunswick Ten Cents1017 - 1864 New Brunswick Ten Cents
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1864 New Brunswick Ten Cents - AVF. Nice clean example with honest wear.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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1862 New Brunswick Twenty Cents1018 - 1862 New Brunswick Twenty Cents
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1862 New Brunswick Twenty Cents - PCGS MS66. Superb rose-gray and gold toning with glistening lustre. An incredible coin that is museum quality...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 15,000.00 | Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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1862 New Brunswick Twenty Cents1019 - 1862 New Brunswick Twenty Cents
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1862 New Brunswick Twenty Cents - ICCS EF-45.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (575.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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1864 New Brunswick Twenty Cents1020 - 1864 New Brunswick Twenty Cents
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1864 New Brunswick Twenty Cents - ICCS EF-40.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 425.00
Sold for (230.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 276.00
 
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1861 Nova Scotia Half Cent1021 - 1861 Nova Scotia Half Cent
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1861 Nova Scotia Half Cent - PCGS SP-65RB. Instant eye-appeal for it's razor-sharp features and virtually perfect mirror-like surfaces. Certainl...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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1861 Nova Scotia Half Cent1022 - 1861 Nova Scotia Half Cent
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1861 Nova Scotia Half Cent - ICCS MS-65. As fine as this issue comes, full red-orange mint lustre and flashy surfaces, even color over both sid...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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1861 Nova Scotia Half Cent1023 - 1861 Nova Scotia Half Cent
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1861 Nova Scotia Half Cent - ICCS MS-60. Trace red.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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1861 Nova Scotia One Penny  - Specimen1024 - 1861 Nova Scotia One Penny - Specimen
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1861 Nova Scotia One Penny - Specimen - PCGS SP66BN. A rare and desirable specimen striking featuring awesome purple/red/orange lustre. This coin has
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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1862 Nova Scotia One Cent1025 - 1862 Nova Scotia One Cent
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1862 Nova Scotia One Cent - ICCS AU-50. Cleaned.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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1862 Nova Scotia One Cent1026 - 1862 Nova Scotia One Cent
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1862 Nova Scotia One Cent - PCGS EF40, key date.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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1864 Nova Scotia Half Cent1027 - 1864 Nova Scotia Half Cent
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1864 Nova Scotia Half Cent - ICCS MS-64. Red and Brown. Spectacular original toning highlights the fully struck details of this choice uncirculated co
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 252.00
 
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1864 Nova Scotia Half Cent1028 - 1864 Nova Scotia Half Cent
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1864 Nova Scotia Half Cent - ICCS MS-63. Red and Brown.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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1871 Prince Edward Island One Cent1029 - 1871 Prince Edward Island One Cent
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1871 Prince Edward Island One Cent - ICCS MS-67. Blazing red, near flawlessly preserved surfaces. Produced by the Heaton mint.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 1,800.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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1871 Prince Edward Island One Cent1030 - 1871 Prince Edward Island One Cent
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1871 Prince Edward Island One Cent - ICCS MS-64. Full red but not noted.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 450.00
Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Lot of 2 ICCS Graded Fifty Cents1031 - Lot of 2 ICCS Graded Fifty Cents
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Lot of 2 ICCS Graded Fifty Cents - 1870 ICCS F-15; 1885 Newfoundland ICCS F-12. 2 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Canada One Cent Essai/Pattern, 18581032 - Canada One Cent Essai/Pattern, 1858
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Canada One Cent Essai/Pattern, 1858 - CH PC-2, PCGS SP63 RB. Bronze specimen, uniface design that is similar to PC-1. Mirror like finish in the fields
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold for (10,000.00 + 2,000.00) x 1 = 12,000.00
 
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1858 One Cent1033 - 1858 One Cent
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1858 One Cent - Lightly cleaned VF.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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1859 One Cent - Brass1034 - 1859 One Cent - Brass
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1859 One Cent - Brass - ICCS AG-3. Narrow 9, BRASS. Light tan toning with some darker touches. A rare example a of a very rare variety.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold for (7,000.00 + 1,400.00) x 1 = 8,400.00
 
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1859 One Cent - Double Punch, Narrow 91035 - 1859 One Cent - Double Punch, Narrow 9
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1859 One Cent - Double Punch, Narrow 9 - PCGS AU53, type one.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,400.00 - 1,600.00
Sold for (1,300.00 + 260.00) x 1 = 1,560.00
 
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1859 One Cent - Double Punch, Narrow 91036 - 1859 One Cent - Double Punch, Narrow 9
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1859 One Cent - Double Punch, Narrow 9 - PCGS EF45, type one.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
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1859 One Cent - Double Punch, Narrow 91037 - 1859 One Cent - Double Punch, Narrow 9
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1859 One Cent - Double Punch, Narrow 9 - PCGS VF25, type two.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 185.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Lot of Two 1859 One Cent - Double Punch, Narrow 91038 - Lot of Two 1859 One Cent - Double Punch, Narrow 9
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Lot of Two 1859 One Cent - Double Punch, Narrow 9 - Both PCGS EF details, type one and two. 2 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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1884 One Cent1039 - 1884 One Cent
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1884 One Cent - ICCS VF-20. Obv. 1; corrosion.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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1884 One Cent1040 - 1884 One Cent
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1884 One Cent - PCGS MS62RB.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 140.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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1886 One Cent1041 - 1886 One Cent
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1886 One Cent - ICCS MS-63. Obv. 1; Red and Brown.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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