Toronto Coin Expo Fall Sale 2016

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Our fall auction is the third of our “triplet” sales for 2016. The Toronto Coin Expo continues to be the most popular coin show in Canada and we love being a part of it. Explore the treasures and bid confidently knowing you are part of another historical sale. We thank our numerous consignors who have placed their trust in us.

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 following the Toronto Coin Expo Convention. Visit gbellauctions.com to view a digital copy of the catalogue for this sale.
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Br 522. Collection of Habitant ½ pennies, 1837, of the four issuing banks.1 - Br 522. Collection of Habitant ½ pennies, 1837, of the four issuing banks.
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Br 522. Collection of Habitant ½ pennies, 1837, of the four issuing banks. CH LC-8A1-8D2. City Bank, 53 Pcs.; Quebec Bank, 21 Pcs., Banque...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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Br 522. City Bank ½ penny, 1837.2 - Br 522. City Bank ½ penny, 1837.
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Br 522. City Bank ½ penny, 1837. CH LC-8A1. Abt. EF, should be removed and oiled; another of same, EF. CH LC-8A2. EF. 3 Pcs. Note: this lo...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (85.00) x 1 = 85.00
 
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Br 522. City Bank ½ penny, 1837.3 - Br 522. City Bank ½ penny, 1837.
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Br 522. City Bank ½ penny, 1837. CH LC-8A1. A curious piece which appears to be an overdated 1837/1. Of course this can't be the case, b...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (145.00) x 1 = 145.00
 
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Br 526. C. 88. Bank of Montreal penny, 1837.4 - Br 526. C. 88. Bank of Montreal penny, 1837.
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Br 526. C. 88. Bank of Montreal penny, 1837. CH PC-2A1. 16.38 grams. VF. ex-Henderson. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Br 526. C. 88. Bank of Montreal penny, 1837.5 - Br 526. C. 88. Bank of Montreal penny, 1837.
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Br 526. C. 88. Bank of Montreal penny, 1837. CH PC-2A1. The later strike. 15.80 grams. AU. This later issue, sometimes attributed to Taylor, shows
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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Br 526. Collection of 110 specimens of the Bank of Montreal penny, 1842.6 - Br 526. Collection of 110 specimens of the Bank of Montreal penny, 1842.
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Br 526. Collection of 110 specimens of the Bank of Montreal penny, 1842. CH PC-2B. VG-EF, including two Loye pieces, one of which is unc., though w
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (575.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1842.7 - 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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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1842.8 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1842.
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1842. CH PC-1A2. Four obverse die breaks, the most prominent of which is the one from border through O of ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (75.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1842.9 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1842.
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1842. Small & Heavy trees. Lot of 24 pieces. Average F-VF. Three times as scarce as the 1844 date. N...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (145.00) x 1 = 145.00
 
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1844.10 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1844.
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1844. Small and Heavy trees. CH PC-1B3-1B6. Lot of 35 pieces, not examined for varieties. Five of these ar...
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Estimates : 160.00 - 200.00
Sold for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1844.11 - Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1844.
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Br 527. Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1844. Small and Heavy trees. CH PC-1B3-1B6. Lot of 68 pieces, not examined for varieties. Good-VF, mostly ...
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Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (215.00 + 43.00) x 1 = 258.00
 
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Br 528. Quebec Bank penny, 1852.12 - Br 528. Quebec Bank penny, 1852.
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Br 528. Quebec Bank penny, 1852. CH PC-4. A break from border between beads through right curve of D and beyond by about 5mm. ICCS MS-60. The reve
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Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
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Br 528. Quebec Bank penny, 1852.13 - Br 528. Quebec Bank penny, 1852.
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Br 528. Quebec Bank penny, 1852. CH PC-4. C. 15. Double-cut vertical bar of D in DEUX, and pronounced die break from border between beads to left u
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Br 528. Quebec Bank penny, 1852.14 - 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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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 180.00 - 225.00
 
 
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Br 528. Quebec Bank pennies, 1852.15 - Br 528. Quebec Bank pennies, 1852.
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Br 528. Quebec Bank pennies, 1852. CH-PC-4. 29 examples. Good-VF, average Fine. Not studied for varieties, and all attributed varieties should be
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Estimates : 180.00 - 225.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Br 529. Quebec Bank ½ penny, 1852.16 - 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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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
 
 
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Br 529. Quebec Bank ½ pennies, 1852.17 - Br 529. Quebec Bank ½ pennies, 1852.
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Br 529. Quebec Bank ½ pennies, 1852. CH PC-3. 66 examples. Good-Abt. EF. Not checked for varieties. Verification required for attributed piec...
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Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (230.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 276.00
 
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Br 569. Devins & Bolton Confederation storecard, July 1, 1867.18 - Br 569. Devins & Bolton Confederation storecard, July 1, 1867.
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Br 569. Devins & Bolton Confederation storecard, July 1, 1867. CH MT-3. AU, lustre. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 180.00 - 200.00
Sold for (130.00) x 1 = 130.00
 
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Br 570. Sharpley's storecard. Gilt Brass.19 - Br 570. Sharpley's storecard. Gilt Brass.
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Br 570. Sharpley's storecard. Gilt Brass. CH MT-6A1. Unc., full lustre, but small black spot on obv. Note: this lot is part of The Richard...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Br 569, 570. Pair of Devins & Bolton and Sharpley storecards.20 - Br 569, 570. Pair of Devins & Bolton and Sharpley storecards.
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Br 569, 570. Pair of Devins & Bolton and Sharpley storecards. CH MT-3 and CH MT-6A1. Both VF. The Sharpley is accompanied by an old collector...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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