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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Canadian Countermark301 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark [Circular ornaments]. An eight-pointed sunburst on obv. of Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1844, Br 527 (M.I. 1077); spoked wh...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Canadian Countermark302 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark [Coat-of-Arms]. A shield bearing two escutcheons; first with tower, second with lion rampant, to right; partial inscription sho
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Canadian Countermark303 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark . A large, well executed eagle with shield on its chest, on obv. of Bank of Montreal Bouquet-Sou, Br 714 (M.I. 1063).
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
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Canadian Countermark304 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark [Flag and Star]. A flag (not fully struck up) and below it, a star on obv. of Quebec Bank ½ penny, 1852, Br 529. Note:...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark305 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark . Two crossed hammers on obv. of Bank of Upper Canada ½ penny, 1852, Br 720. Note: this lot is part of The Richard C
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Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Canadian Countermark306 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark [Jeweller’s, Silversmith’s or Engraver’s test pieces]. Test piece of three separate pseudo-Canadian marks, each within an indiv
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Canadian Countermark307 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark . A leaf stamped four times on obv. of Bank of Upper Canada ½ penny, 1852, Br 720. Attempted hole to piece. Note: this
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark308 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark . Well executed engraved peacock examining its prey, an insect on a tree limb, all on rev. of Brock Monument ½ penny,
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Canadian Countermark309 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark . A pig (incused) with PORK in raised letters on body of pig three times on obv. of Quebec Bank penny, 1837, Br 521 (M.I.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Canadian Countermark310 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark . Five pointed star within circular serrated cartouche on obv. & rev. of Magdalen Island penny, 1815, Br 520; on obv. &am...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Canadian Countermark311 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Blacksmith copper countermarks: P on rev. of Blacksmith copper, Wood 23 (M.I. 714); W.F. SHORT. on obv. & rev. of Blacksm...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Canadian Countermark312 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Bouquet-Sou countermarks: F.R. Strange on rev. of Bouquet-Sou, Br 678 (M.I. 865, Brunk S-1062); J.G. TRULL twice on obv. &...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Canadian Countermark313 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Canada Victoria cent countermarks: NELLIE. neatly counterpunched on obv. and H.G. / MARCH. / 1890. counterpunched on rev. of Ca
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Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (175.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 210.00
 
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Canadian Countermark314 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Lower Canada Bank countermarks: W. NICHOLS. on obv. & twice on rev. of Quebec Bank penny, 1852, Br 528 (Brunk N-155); O.W...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark315 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Lower Canada Bank countermarks: PARMELEE twice on obv. of Bank of Montreal penny, 1837, Br 521 (M.I. 732, Brunk P-170); J. PICA
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark316 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Lower Canada Bank countermarks: M. READ on obv. of Quebec Bank penny, 1837, Br 521 (M.I. 765); L.G. ROGERS. twice on obv. of Qu
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark317 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Lower Canada Bank countermarks: W. SHARP on rev. of City Bank ½ penny, 1837, Br 522 (M.I. 827, Brunk S-317); W.H. STODDA...
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Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark318 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Bank of Montreal penny (Br 526) countermarks: W. NICHOLS. on obv. of Bank of Montreal penny, 1842, Br 526 (Brunk N-155); D. SIN
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark319 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Bank of Montreal halfpenny (Br 527) countermarks: W.S. NORWICH twice on rev. and 103 on obv. of Bank of Montreal ½ penny...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark320 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Quebec Bank halfpenny and penny countermarks (Br 528 & 529): T • L (large letters and deeply stamped) on rev. of Quebec B...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Canadian Countermark321 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Prince Edward Island countermarks: D.S / SMALL on obv. of Prince Edward Island cent, 1871 (date scratched out), Br 915; 1 withi
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark322 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Trade & Navigation countermarks: P on obv. of Trade & Navigation ½ penny, 1813, Br 963; G.H. PAGE. on rev. of Tr...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark323 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Tiffin counterfeit ½ penny countermarks: W.R. KUHN on obv. & rev. of “Tiffin” copper counterfeit ½ penny, 1812,...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Canadian Countermark324 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Bust & Harp countermarks: L.B on obv. of Bust & Harp brass ½ penny, 1820, Br 1012; J. MORGAN on rev. of Bust &am...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Canadian Countermark325 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Miscellaneous countermarks: M.A.C. on obv. of Britannia/Eagle ½ penny, 1815, Br 994, C. 30 (M.I. 604); R•D on rev. of Ge...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Canadian Countermark326 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark New Brunswick countermarks: R.T.H. on obv. of New Brunswick cent, 1861, Br 907; J.H. TRUEL on obv. and twice on rev. of New Bru
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Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark327 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Nova Scotia countermarks: J. SMITH on obv. of Nova Scotia cent, 1861, Br 877; C.W. STAPLES on obv. & rev. of Nova Scotia ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark328 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Nova Scotia countermarks: R•K on obv. of Nova Scotia ½ penny, 1832, Br 871; SR on rev. of Nova Scotia penny, 1824, Br 86...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Canadian Countermark329 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Numerals: 1111 / 2 counterpunched on rev. of Bank of Montreal ½ penny, 1844, Br 527 (M.I. 1036); 2 on obv. of Nova Scoti...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Canadian Countermark330 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Numerals: 1 placed on the Queen’s neck on obv. of Prince Edward Island cent, 1871, Br 915; 1 placed on the Queen’s neck on obv.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Canadian Countermark331 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Province of Canada cent countermarks: W. NORTON on rev. of Province of Canada cent, 1859 (M.I. 688, Brunk N-128); OVOS on obv.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Canadian Countermark332 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Province and Dominion of Canada decimal silver coin countermarks: G.H. MOWATT (curved) / 1871 (in center) counterpunched on pla
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Estimates : 450.00 - 500.00
Sold for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Canadian Countermark333 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Ships, Colonies & Commerce halfpenny countermarks: G. PEPPER (curved) counterpunched on obv. of Ships Colonies & Comm...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Canadian Countermark334 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Wellington and related countermarks: J. TABER twice on obv. & once on rev. of Wellington ½ penny, Br 971 (M.I. 907, ...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark335 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Bank of Upper Canada countermarks: C.C. PARKE. on obv. & rev. of Bank of Upper Canada penny, 1852, Br 719 (M.I. 730, Brun...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark336 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Bank of Upper Canada countermarks: D P SHAW on obv. and SHAW twice on rev. of Bank of Upper Canada ½ penny, 1857, Br 720...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark337 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Bank of Upper Canada penny countermarks: T. OUELLET on obv. & rev. of Bank of Upper Canada penny, 1857, Br 719 (M.I. 711,...
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Start Price : 210.00 | Estimates : 420.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Canadian Countermark338 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Bank of Upper Canada penny countermarks: T. VAN on obv. of Bank of Upper Canada penny, 1850, Br 719; H. WOODHO___ on obv. &am...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Canadian Countermark339 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Bank of Upper Canada halfpenny countermarks: P B S on obv. & rev. (twice each) of Bank of Upper Canada ½ penny, 1854...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 450.00
Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Canadian Countermark340 - Canadian Countermark
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Canadian Countermark Upper Canada countermarks: C.F. KENT. on rev. of Brock Monument ½ penny, 1816, Br 724. Piece holed; (I ?) LEWIS (not cle...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1742 G. (Poitiers).341 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1742 G. (Poitiers).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1742 G. (Poitiers). Vlack 93. R-7. VG-Fine, but somewhat rusted; clear date and mintmark. Note: this lot
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1740 K. (Bordeaux).343 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1740 K. (Bordeaux).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1740 K. (Bordeaux). Vlack 123a. R-8. With stop after K, from which emits a thin die break at top. Fine. Ex
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Br. 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1742 K. (Bordeaux).344 - Br. 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1742 K. (Bordeaux).
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Br. 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1742 K. (Bordeaux). Vlack 125. R-6. Fine. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom).345 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom). Vlack 154e. (as previous). Fine. 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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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom).346 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 O. (Riom). Vlack 154e. Another, but in VF. One of the more difficult mint marks. Ex:Henderson. Note
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1740 S. (Reims)347 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1740 S. (Reims)
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1740 S. (Reims) Vlack 182. R-8. VG-Fine, old reverse scratch. Ex:Henderson. Note: this lot is part of Th
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 T. (Nantes).348 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 T. (Nantes).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 T. (Nantes). Vlack 185. 3 Pcs. Average VG-Fine. One of the pieces is unusual, showing the M, flower,
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 X. (Amiens).349 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 X. (Amiens).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 X. (Amiens). Vlack 213. R-7. Good, only due to rust, which affects the first three digits of date, and
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 &. (Aix).350 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 &. (Aix).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1739 &. (Aix). Vlack 232b. R-8. With stop after SIT, after &, after ET. F-VF. Ex:Henderson. N...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1738 AA. (Metz).351 - Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1738 AA. (Metz).
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Br 508. Billon Double Sol of 24 Deniers. 1738 AA. (Metz). Vlack 236. R-7. Fine, but weakly struck obv., affecting the ability to identify whether i
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
 
 
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