Toronto Coin Expo Fall Sale 2015

Auction Details

To be held in conjunction with the
Toronto Coin Expo
at the Toronto Reference Library,
789 Yonge Street, Toronto.
The Cataloguers have taken every reasonable measure to ensure that all the lots are as described by Geoffrey Bell Auctions. Many of the lots are third party graded by PCGS, PMG, ICCS - We feel these are the most recognized grading companies in the industry.
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Br. 521. Quebec Bank penny, 1837. small ground, large period.98 - Br. 521. Quebec Bank penny, 1837. small ground, large period.
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Br. 521. Quebec Bank penny, 1837. small ground, large period. - CH LC-9B4. VF-EF, sev. rim bumps and a gouge in the tuque; another of same. AU, but f
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Estimates : 120.00 - 175.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837.99 - Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837.
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Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837. - CH LC-8A1. Even "v", right serif of that letter defective, die break from below right ground to top...
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Estimates : 180.00 - 225.00
Sold for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837.100 - Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837.
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Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837. - CH LC-8A1. Even "v", right serif of that letter defective. Perfect obv. die. AU; another of same, &q...
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Estimates : 180.00 - 225.00
Sold for (230.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 276.00
 
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Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837.101 - Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837.
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Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837. - CH LC-8A1. Even "v", right serif of that letter defective. Several series of letters on the obv. sh...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837.102 - Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837.
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Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837. - CH LC-8A1. Even "v", right serif of that letter defective. PROOF, a little abuse in left field blem...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 750.00
Sold for (1,000.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837.103 - Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837.
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Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837. - CH LC-8A2. Low "v", right serif of that letter defective. VF-EF; another of same, but with die bre...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837.104 - Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837.
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Br. 522. City Bank halfpenny, 1837. - CH LC-8A2. Low "v", right serif of that letter perfect. VF-EF; CH LC-8A1. Even "v", righ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 140.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Br. 522. Quebec Bank halfpenny, 1837.105 - Br. 522. Quebec Bank halfpenny, 1837.
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Br. 522. Quebec Bank halfpenny, 1837. - CH LC-8B1. Even "v", right serif of that letter defective. E.F; another of same, right serif of ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 252.00
 
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Br. 522. Banque du Peuple halfpenny, 1837.106 - Br. 522. Banque du Peuple halfpenny, 1837.
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Br. 522. Banque du Peuple halfpenny, 1837. - CH LC-8C1. Even "v", right serif of that letter not defective. All varieties of the B. du P....
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Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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BR. 523. Bank of Montreal Sideview Penny, 1838.107 - BR. 523. Bank of Montreal Sideview Penny, 1838.
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BR. 523. Bank of Montreal Sideview Penny, 1838. - Courteau 36. CH LC-11A1. Copper. 19.47 grams. VF, rev. somewhat "tarry". Note this lo...
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Estimates : 4,500.00 - 5,500.00
Sold for (3,650.00 + 730.00) x 1 = 4,380.00
 
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Br. 523. Bank of Montreal Sideview Penny, 1838.108 - Br. 523. Bank of Montreal Sideview Penny, 1838.
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Br. 523. Bank of Montreal Sideview Penny, 1838. - Courteau 36. CH LC-11A1. 19.30 grams. VF, finer surface than the preceding, but "Bank of Mon...
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Estimates : 4,500.00 - 5,500.00
Sold for (5,250.00 + 1,050.00) x 1 = 6,300.00
 
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Br. 523. Bank of Montreal Sideview Penny, 1838.109 - Br. 523. Bank of Montreal Sideview Penny, 1838.
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Br. 523. Bank of Montreal Sideview Penny, 1838. - Courteau 37. CH LC-11A2. Copper. 19.53 grams. AU, with a marvellous surface, but for a small spot b
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Estimates : 15,000.00 - 17,000.00
Sold for (8,250.00 + 1,650.00) x 1 = 9,900.00
 
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Br. 523. Bank of Montreal Sideview Penny, 1839.110 - Br. 523. Bank of Montreal Sideview Penny, 1839.
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Br. 523. Bank of Montreal Sideview Penny, 1839. - Courteau 38. CH LC-11B. Copper. 18.77 grams. Choice Unc., a wonderful uniform sepia colour. The die
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Estimates : 18,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold for (15,000.00 + 3,000.00) x 1 = 18,000.00
 
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Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1838.111 - Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1838.
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Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1838. - Courteau 30. CH LC-10A1. Copper. 9.69 grams. Bistre-brown AU, planchet split on obv. from botto
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold for (3,900.00 + 780.00) x 1 = 4,680.00
 
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Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1838.112 - Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1838.
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Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1838. - Courteau 31. CH LC-10A3. Copper. 10.10 grams. AU, rev. planchet defect below, and to right of ...
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold for (3,800.00 + 760.00) x 1 = 4,560.00
 
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Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1838. Not a Loye specimen.113 - Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1838. Not a Loye specimen.
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Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1838. Not a Loye specimen. - Courteau 31. CH LC-10A3. Copper. 9.89 grams. AU, 4 light scratches above r
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 4,500.00
Sold for (3,800.00 + 760.00) x 1 = 4,560.00
 
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Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1838. Not a Loye specimen.114 - Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1838. Not a Loye specimen.
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Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1838. Not a Loye specimen. - Courteau 31. CH LC-10A3. Copper, traces of gilding within some of the windo
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold for (2,200.00 + 440.00) x 1 = 2,640.00
 
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Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1839.115 - Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1839.
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Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1839. - Courteau 33. CH LC-10B1. Copper. 8.87 grams. EF, obv. rim cud over "n'" of "...
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Estimates : 3,500.00 - 4,500.00
Sold for (4,600.00 + 920.00) x 1 = 5,520.00
 
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Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1839. Not a Loye specimen.116 - Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1839. Not a Loye specimen.
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Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1839. Not a Loye specimen. - Courteau 33. CH LC-10B1. Copper. 8.72 grams. VF-EF, dent in field above ro
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold for (3,300.00 + 660.00) x 1 = 3,960.00
 
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Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1839. Not a Loye specimen.117 - Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1839. Not a Loye specimen.
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Br. 524. Bank of Montreal Sideview Halfpenny, 1839. Not a Loye specimen. - Courteau 33. CH LC-10B1. Copper. 8.75 grams. VG-Fine, same die cuds as the
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
 
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Br. 525. Banque du Peuple Sideview Penny, 1839.118 - Br. 525. Banque du Peuple Sideview Penny, 1839.
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Br. 525. Banque du Peuple Sideview Penny, 1839. - Courteau 39. CH LC- 11C. 18.56 grams. Choice AU, and in my opinion at least as good as the specimen
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Estimates : 25,000.00 - 30,000.00
Sold for (27,000.00 + 5,400.00) x 1 = 32,400.00
 
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1842.119 - Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1842.
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1842. - CH PC-1A3. Small trees. Die break from roof, between "C" and "a' to bord...
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Estimates : 180.00 - 225.00
Sold for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1842.120 - Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1842.
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1842. - CH PC-1A3. Small trees. All letters in "Montreal" entirely re-cut. Die break from...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 175.00
Sold for (825.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 990.00
 
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1842.121 - Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1842.
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1842. - CH PC-1A2. Heavy trees. Die break from tree at right through horizontal stroke of "L&#...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (675.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 810.00
 
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1842.122 - Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1842.
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1842. - CH PC-1A2. Heavy trees. No die breaks, but "Pro" and "B" double-cut. Un...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (950.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,140.00
 
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1842.123 - Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1842.
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1842. - CH PC-1A2. Heavy trees. No die breaks, and the piece appears to have a matte finish. Unc, sta
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
 
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1844.124 - Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1844.
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1844. - CH PC-1B3. Heavy trees. Top right serif of "t" deformed, which letter touches wal...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1844.125 - Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1844.
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1844. - CH PC-1B3. Heavy trees. Obv. A flaw from centre serif of the upper "f", as well a...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
 
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1844.126 - Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1844.
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1844. - CH PC-1B3. Heavy trees. Obv. The bottom of "a" in "Canada" touches the ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1844.127 - Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1844.
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1844. - CH PC-1B3. Heavy trees. Obv. Same as the last, with the "a" touching "C"...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1844.128 - Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1844.
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, 1844. - CH PC-1B3. Heavy trees. Heavy break from border bead through right upright of "n"...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (525.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 630.00
 
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Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, dated 1845.129 - Br. 527. Bank of Montreal Front View Halfpenny, dated 1845.
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A Special Strike. The 1845 Bank of Montreal Halfpenny. One of only four known, the ONLY one in private hands. Courteau does not list it in his cat
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Estimates : 50,000.00 - 50,000.00
Sold for (51,000.00 + 10,200.00) x 1 = 61,200.00
 
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Br. 528. Quebec Bank Penny, 1852.130 - Br. 528. Quebec Bank Penny, 1852.
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Br. 528. Quebec Bank Penny, 1852. - CH PC-4. EF, ding in the Habitant's tuque; EF, two rim bruises; EF, The first shows several interesting die...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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Br. 528. Quebec Bank Penny, 1852.131 - Br. 528. Quebec Bank Penny, 1852.
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Br. 528. Quebec Bank Penny, 1852. - CH PC-4. Not noted by Courteau. A die break from lower bead to ground , to right of "x", and another...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (825.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 990.00
 
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Br. 529. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1852.132 - Br. 529. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1852.
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Br. 529. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1852. - CH PC-3. Die break from border bead to ground. EF; Another, no die breaks. Brown AU. 2 Pcs. Note this lot
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (185.00 + 37.00) x 1 = 222.00
 
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Br. 529. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1852.133 - Br. 529. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1852.
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Br. 529. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1852. - CH PC-3. Three die breaks distinguish this coin: from border bead and between "ov"; from border b...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Br. 529. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1852.134 - Br. 529. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1852.
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Br. 529. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1852. - CH PC-3. A spidery break occurs from a border bead to tops of letters "ince", and there is anothe...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Br. 529. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1852.135 - Br. 529. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1852.
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Br. 529. Quebec Bank Halfpenny, 1852. - CH PC-3. The diagonal line in the last listed AU. example is explained with this example, which is identical,
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (1,200.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,440.00
 
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Wood 1. Bust L/Brit. R.136 - Wood 1. Bust L/Brit. R.
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Wood 1. Bust L/Brit. R. - CH BL-1 (cat. ill. represents W.4). N.S. 7.39 grams. VG-Fine, cleaned at one time, but still a very respectable specimen; l
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Wood 1.137 - Wood 1.
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Wood 1. - CH BL-1. N.S. 7.30 grams. VG-Fine. With another: N.S. 6.73 grams. VG-Fine. With another: N.S. 7.03 grams. Three respectable, clean pieces.
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Estimates : 180.00 - 225.00
Sold for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Wood 1.138 - Wood 1.
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Wood 1. - CH BL-1. N.S. 7.53 grams. Fine-VF, Ex-Buth Coll. Note this lot is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Wood 1.139 - Wood 1.
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Wood 1. - CH BL-1. N.S. 7.58 grams. About EF, struck on a defective flan. Very nice piece. Ex-Henderson Coll. Note this lot is part of the Richard
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
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Wood 1.140 - Wood 1.
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Wood 1. - CH BL-1. N.S. 7.70 grams. Double flip strike, obv. over obv., and rev. over rev. A terrific coin, particularly in the case of the reverse w
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
 
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Wood 2. Bust L/Brit. R.141 - Wood 2. Bust L/Brit. R.
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Wood 2. Bust L/Brit. R. - CH BL-2A. N.N. 4.91 grams. Early state with minimum rust. VF, but discoloured on obv. at top. With another: N.N. 4.11 grams
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Wood 2.142 - Wood 2.
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Wood 2. - CH BL-2A. N.N. 4.50 grams. Early state with minimum rust. EF. Ex-Buth Coll. Note this lot is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (235.00 + 47.00) x 1 = 282.00
 
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Wood 2.143 - Wood 2.
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Wood 2. - CH BL-2A. N.N. 5.14 grams. Early state with minimum rust. VF-EF. Ex-Buth Coll. Note this lot is part of the Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (115.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 138.00
 
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Wood 2.144 - Wood 2.
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Wood 2. - CH BL-2A1. N.N. 6.75 grams. Early state on a thicker flan. VF-EF. Ex-Buth Coll. 2 lt. obv. scratches. Note this lot is part of the Richar
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Wood 2.145 - Wood 2.
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Wood 2. - CH BL-2A1. N.S. 6.76 grams. Early state of the scarcer upset rev. type. Fine. Ex-Buth Coll. Note this lot is part of the Richard Cooper
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Wood 2.146 - Wood 2.
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Wood 2. - CH BL-2A. (Does not correspond with BL-2A1 or 2-A2 due to thickness and issue. N.S. 5.60 grams. Early state. Fine, some porosity, and clipp
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Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Wood 2.147 - Wood 2.
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Wood 2. - CH BL-2A1. N.S. 5.60 grams. Late state. On late state issues, Britannia's head appears ½ the size as that on early pieces. VG W...
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Estimates : 180.00 - 225.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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