Toronto Coin Expo Fall Sale 2016

Auction Currency:CAD Auction Location:789 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 2G8, Canada

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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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So-called Anticosti token. ?, 1870.51 - So-called Anticosti token. ?, 1870.
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So-called Anticosti token. ?, 1870. Another seven specimens of the "pattern". Unc. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Colle...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Br 522. Obverse brockage of a Habitant ½ penny, (1837).52 - Br 522. Obverse brockage of a Habitant ½ penny, (1837).
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Br 522. Obverse brockage of a Habitant ½ penny, (1837). CH LC-8. VG, holed. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Br 527. Obverse brockage of a Province of Canada Bank of Montreal ½ penny.53 - Br 527. Obverse brockage of a Province of Canada Bank of Montreal ½ penny.
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Br 527. Obverse brockage of a Province of Canada Bank of Montreal ½ penny. Heavy trees. 9.16 grams. CH PC-1A/1B. VF-EF. Ex:Buth. Note: thi...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Br 527.54 - Br 527.
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Br 527. As previous. Heavy trees. 9.26 grams. CH PC-1A/1B. VF. Ex:Buth. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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Br 527.55 - Br 527.
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Br 527. As previous. Heavy trees. 9.04 grams. CH PC-1A/1B. F-VF, rust spot on rev. Ex:Buth. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collecti
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Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Br 527.56 - Br 527.
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Br 527. As previous. Heavy trees. 8.65 grams. CH PC-1A/1B. Fine, pitted. Ex:Buth. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Br 720. Obverse brockage of Bank of Upper Canada ½ penny, 1850.57 - Br 720. Obverse brockage of Bank of Upper Canada ½ penny, 1850.
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Br 720. Obverse brockage of Bank of Upper Canada ½ penny, 1850. CH PC-5A. VF-EF. Ex:Buth. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Col...
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Estimates : 450.00 - 500.00
Sold for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Br 919. Reverse brockage of Prince Edward cent, 1857.58 - Br 919. Reverse brockage of Prince Edward cent, 1857.
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Br 919. Reverse brockage of Prince Edward cent, 1857. CH PE-7. Fine. Ex:Henderson. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Obverse brockage of a Nova Scotia or New Brunswick cent (1861, 62, 64)59 - Obverse brockage of a Nova Scotia or New Brunswick cent (1861, 62, 64)
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Obverse brockage of a Nova Scotia or New Brunswick cent (1861, 62, 64) or a Great Britain ½ penny (1859). VF. Ex:Henderson. Note: this lot ...
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Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (255.00 + 51.00) x 1 = 306.00
 
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Obverse brockage of a Province of Canada cent (1858, 59).60 - Obverse brockage of a Province of Canada cent (1858, 59).
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Obverse brockage of a Province of Canada cent (1858, 59). VF-EF. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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Can Ida/St. Amant, (1820 Halfpenny).61 - Can Ida/St. Amant, (1820 Halfpenny).
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Can Ida/St. Amant, (1820 Halfpenny). Copper. EF. An interesting colonial, often associated with the Blacksmith coppers. Two varieties exist, the ot
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (525.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 630.00
 
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION62 - COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION on a Canadian Victorian 5¢ reverse. Flat top 3 in title. No trace of the coin's date. May or may not be genuin...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION63 - COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION on a Canadian Victorian 10¢ reverse. Round top 3 in title. The undertype (Victoria) is very worn, but discernible....
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION64 - COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION on a Canadian Victorian 1¢, 1876H. Round top 3 in title. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION65 - COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION on a Canadian Victorian 1¢, 1888. Round top 3 in title. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION66 - COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION on a Canadian Victorian 1¢, date not decipherable. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
 
 
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION67 - COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION on a New Brunswick cent, 1861. Flat top 3 in title, and three stars, level S. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Coop
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION68 - COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION
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COLUMBIAN/1893/EXPOSITION on a Bank of Upper Canada penny, 1850. Rather worn, both sides but date easily discernable. Note: this lot is part of Th
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Elongated Cent. SOUVENIR DE L'EXPOSITION /DE QUEBEC.69 - Elongated Cent. SOUVENIR DE L'EXPOSITION /DE QUEBEC.
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Elongated Cent. SOUVENIR DE L'EXPOSITION /DE QUEBEC. 1894 probably on a Canadian large cent. Not in Dow. Note: this lot is part of The Rich...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Elongated Cent. SOUVENIR DE L'EXPOSITION /DE QUEBEC.70 - Elongated Cent. SOUVENIR DE L'EXPOSITION /DE QUEBEC.
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Elongated Cent. SOUVENIR DE L'EXPOSITION /DE QUEBEC. As previous, but the elongated machine may have been defective, as the image and legend ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Elongated Cents. Champlain Tercentennial, 1908.71 - Elongated Cents. Champlain Tercentennial, 1908.
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Elongated Cents. Champlain Tercentennial, 1908. Dow 2. Three pieces, the first of which is on a Canadian cent of 1907; the second is on an Indian H
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Elongated on obverse of U.S. Barber Quarter Dollar.72 - Elongated on obverse of U.S. Barber Quarter Dollar.
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Elongated on obverse of U.S. Barber Quarter Dollar. Home Sweet Home - Montreal. Dow 4. Rare. With: Same Home Sweet Home, but on Canadian 1909 1&#...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (230.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 276.00
 
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Elongated Cent. PAN-AM. EXP. 1901.73 - Elongated Cent. PAN-AM. EXP. 1901.
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Elongated Cent. PAN-AM. EXP. 1901. On reverse of Canadian Victorian 1¢. Curiously, two letters of the obverse have been replicated in a rubb...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Elongated Cents. ICE PALACE / MONTREAL CARNIVAL / 190974 - Elongated Cents. ICE PALACE / MONTREAL CARNIVAL / 1909
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Elongated Cents. ICE PALACE / MONTREAL CARNIVAL / 1909 and another similar for 1910. Dow 5, 6. 2 Pcs. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper
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Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Elongated Cent.75 - Elongated Cent.
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Elongated Cent. KING GEORGE V. / ASCENDED TO THE THRONE / MAY 6. 1910. / CORONATION / JUNE 22. 1911. Dow 8. Note: this lot is part of The Richard
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Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Canadian Borderline Tokens.76 - Canadian Borderline Tokens.
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Canadian Borderline Tokens. Described by Fred Bowman in the C.N.J. issue of September, 1966, Fred has put together a group of English and Irish tra
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Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Canada Borderline Token.77 - 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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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Canada Borderline Token.78 - Canada Borderline Token.
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Canada Borderline Token. B. 27. Courteau (Wellingtons) 3. Obv. of Br 976, C. 2. Rev. Within wreath, THE/DELIVERER/OF/PORTUGAL/AND SPAIN. The piece
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Card Bread Tokens (Bons).79 - Card Bread Tokens (Bons).
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Card Bread Tokens (Bons). Quebec, unidentified towns or cities. Four card tokens. BON/POUR/UN PETIT PAIN. Pen-signed, below, J.P. Cook. orange. 35
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Card Tokens, or Bons. Quebec, Longueuil.80 - Card Tokens, or Bons. Quebec, Longueuil.
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Card Tokens, or Bons. Quebec, Longueuil. Seven card tokens, six of which are mavericks, but most certainly from Quebec where they were found. BON P
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Thomas Elder's Canadian Tokens.81 - Thomas Elder's Canadian Tokens.
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Thomas Elder's Canadian Tokens. Close copy of the obverse of Br 690. Rev. SPEED THE PLOUGH/IT FEEDS ALL. Al. E.F. Delorey 81. Bowman A.; Same...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
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Grand Trunk Railroad.82 - Grand Trunk Railroad.
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Grand Trunk Railroad. G.T.R. / DINNER / REFRESHMENT / COMPANY. Brass. Elaborately incused. Biface. Listed in Leroux's 1882 catalogue, No. 112...
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Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (575.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Montreal Militia button.83 - Montreal Militia button.
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Montreal Militia button. Flattened Copper Button, a noble Canadian Halfpenny in the period after the War of 1812, and circulated to the period of t
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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Montreal Militia button, Similar to last lot84 - Montreal Militia button, Similar to last lot
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Montreal Militia button, Similar to last lot but punctured in the centre due to the pressure of the blow of the hammer. The shank would likely have
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Montreal Militia button, Similar to last lot85 - Montreal Militia button, Similar to last lot
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Montreal Militia button, Similar to last lot but punctured under the M of MONTREAL. Some of the original gilding of the button seems to be along the
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (115.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 138.00
 
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Montreal newspaper Tokens. La Patrie.86 - Montreal newspaper Tokens. La Patrie.
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Montreal newspaper Tokens. La Patrie. Tokens for 3, 6, 9 copies of La Patrie. B. 3179a, b, c. Fine, EF, EF. 3 Pcs; Lottery Tokens of the newspaper,
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (305.00 + 61.00) x 1 = 366.00
 
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Numismatist Card.87 - Numismatist Card.
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Numismatist Card. MRS. E. D. GIBSON/450/SUSSEX/ST./OTTAWA/ONT. Rev.: STAMP/AND/COIN DEALER. Copper. ICCS-40. Scarce. Note: this lot is part of Th
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Numismatist Card.88 - Numismatist Card.
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Numismatist Card. J. T. ROBERGE/STAMPS/AND/COINS/SOREL, QUEBEC. The reverse represents the Richelieu Adv. Distribution Bureau. Al. EF. McColl 807.
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Numismatist Cards.89 - Numismatist Cards.
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Numismatist Cards. A. A. J. GINGRAS/QUEBEC/NUMISMATE. Rev. advertises his willingness to buy, exchange or purchase medals, coins, and tokens at his
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (240.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 288.00
 
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Porcheron Tokens.90 - Porcheron Tokens.
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Porcheron Tokens. These unusual tokens were described by Fred Bowman in the C.N.J., February 1965 issue, published originally a month earlier as th
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Quebec Business College Tokens.91 - Quebec Business College Tokens.
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Quebec Business College Tokens. Hull. College de Hull. 25c, G.S.; 5c, G.S., 1c, Copper. B. 1880c, EF. Caisse Scolaire, 949 rue Cote. Montreal. 25 S
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Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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St. John's, Newfoundland (?) token.92 - St. John's, Newfoundland (?) token.
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St. John's, Newfoundland (?) token. Obv. ST JOHN'S. Rev. Plain. A second known example of a token earlier described by John Ford in his c...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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Transportation Token. Caughanawaga Indian Free Pass for a Member of the Band.93 - Transportation Token. Caughanawaga Indian Free Pass for a Member of the Band.
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Transportation Token. Caughanawaga Indian Free Pass for a Member of the Band. Pont Mercier, Ville Lasalle/Caughanawaga. Brass. Oct. 37 mm. VF. At
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Transportation and Related.94 - Transportation and Related.
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Transportation and Related. Hull Electric Co. Bimetallic. Al. Oct. Copper H inserted. Atw. 345A; Sim. Bimetallic. Al. Round. Copper L through toke
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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Transportation, Parking, Car Wash, Vecturist tokens, &c.95 - Transportation, Parking, Car Wash, Vecturist tokens, &c.
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Transportation, Parking, Car Wash, Vecturist tokens, &c. Modern tokens, 1950s - 2000, approximately. There is a good deal of duplication. Sho...
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Estimates : 450.00 - 500.00
Sold for (245.00 + 49.00) x 1 = 294.00
 
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Milk Tokens of Quebec.96 - Milk Tokens of Quebec.
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Milk Tokens of Quebec. Bagotville, 1 pinte. B. 1100 a, b.; Bedford, Jos. Campbell, 1 pint. B. 1060a; Buckingham?, L. Giroux, 1 Quart; Chateauguay,
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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Modern milk tokens of Quebec, ca. 1950 - 1990s97 - Modern milk tokens of Quebec, ca. 1950 - 1990s
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Modern milk tokens of Quebec, ca. 1950 - 1990s in plastic, cardboard, and some aluminum. A great deal of duplication. Should be viewed. 220 Pcs. No
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Bread Tokens of Quebec.98 - Bread Tokens of Quebec.
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Bread Tokens of Quebec. Abitibi, F. A. B., 1 pain. BB, p. 64; Aylmer, R. H. Sayer,1/2 & 1 loaf. B. 1080a, b; Buckingham, I. Carriere, 1/2 pain...
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Estimates : 650.00 - 750.00
Sold for (575.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Montreal Merchant Token Lot99 - Montreal Merchant Token Lot
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Montreal Merchant Token Lot John Allan, Hatter, Clothier, & Outfitter. Prince of Wales, profile left. 5¢ on $5.00 purchase. Gilt. B. 29...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 750.00
Sold for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
 
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Montreal Merchant Token Lot100 - Montreal Merchant Token Lot
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Montreal Merchant Token Lot
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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