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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Ephemera748 - Ephemera
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Ephemera A scarce Dominion of Canada War Loan for $50.00 dated November, 1918. It has a beautiful ship and train vignette. It was produced by the B
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Ephemera749 - Ephemera
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Ephemera Cobourg & Peterborough Railway Company 100 pound debenture. It was printed by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New York. The debent...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Newfoundland Government Cash Note 40 Cents, 1908750 - Newfoundland Government Cash Note 40 Cents, 1908
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Newfoundland Government Cash Note 40 Cents, 1908 NF-2h. Knight-Gushue, 4 known, 1 in institutional collection. This would certainly garnish a...
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Estimates : 7,000.00 - 7,500.00
Sold for (3,900.00 + 780.00) x 1 = 4,680.00
 
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Newfoundland Government Cash Note $1, 1903751 - Newfoundland Government Cash Note $1, 1903
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Newfoundland Government Cash Note $1, 1903 NF-5c. Harris-Gushue, 8 known, 1 in institutional collection, PMG VF20. S/N:64248. Ex:Norweb.
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Estimates : 7,000.00 - 7,500.00
Sold for (4,100.00 + 820.00) x 1 = 4,920.00
 
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Newfoundland Government Cash Note $1, 1904752 - Newfoundland Government Cash Note $1, 1904
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Newfoundland Government Cash Note $1, 1904 NF-5d. Harris-Gushue, 5 known, 1 in institutional collection, PMG VF25. S/N:71616.
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold for (7,250.00 + 1,450.00) x 1 = 8,700.00
 
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Government of Newfoundland $1, 1920753 - Government of Newfoundland $1, 1920
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Government of Newfoundland $1, 1920 NF-12b. AVF. Hickey - Brownrigg, feature a beautiful caribou head and a nice portrait of King George V. S...
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Start Price : 875.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,600.00
 
 
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Government of Newfoundland $2, 1920754 - Government of Newfoundland $2, 1920
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Government of Newfoundland $2, 1920 NF-13d. PMG Fine 12. Renoug - Brownrigg, feature a beautiful mining scene and caribou. S/N:A171500.
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Bank of Acadia $4, 1872755 - Bank of Acadia $4, 1872
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Bank of Acadia $4, 1872 CH 5-10-02. VF, nice bold signatures that are normally faded. Established in Liverpool, NS, it's known to be the short...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold for (3,250.00 + 650.00) x 1 = 3,900.00
 
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Barclays, 1935 Proof755A - Barclays, 1935 Proof
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Barclays, 1935 Proof CH 30-12-06P. Front & back full colour proof notes. Both Unc. 2 Pcs.
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Estimates : 700.00 - 800.00
Sold for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1879756 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1879
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1879 CH 75-12-02. Fine, some stains and edge nicks. Rectangular frame around portrait of Hon. William McMaster. Scarce
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Estimates : 12,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold for (7,000.00 + 1,400.00) x 1 = 8,400.00
 
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RARE Dawson Overprint - Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1901757 - RARE Dawson Overprint - Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1901
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RARE Dawson Overprint - Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1901 CH 75-14-06a. We have offered many trophy notes in the past, but this one takes the cak
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40,000.00 - 50,000.00
Sold for (40,000.00 + 8,000.00) x 1 = 48,000.00
 
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1907758 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1907
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1907 CH 75-14-10. Pressed Fine+ with a very small tear at top. Reclining woman vignette at left with company seal at r
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $20, 1912759 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $20, 1912
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $20, 1912 CH 75-14-42. Pressed F/VF. Another trophy note. S/N:242065/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold for (925.00 + 185.00) x 1 = 1,110.00
 
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $100, 1901 - Specimen760 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $100, 1901 - Specimen
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $100, 1901 - Specimen CH 75-14-58S. High denomination in Unc. condition.
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold for (1,300.00 + 260.00) x 1 = 1,560.00
 
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $20, 1917 - Specimen761 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $20, 1917 - Specimen
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $20, 1917 - Specimen CH 75-16-02-08S. PMG Choice Unc. 64 EPQ.
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Start Price : 900.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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SERIAL #1 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $10, 1935762 - SERIAL #1 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $10, 1935
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SERIAL #1 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $10, 1935 CH 75-18-06. Pressed VF, nevertheless rarely seen serial #1. This should command spirited bidding on
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
 
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Banque Canadienne Nationale $10, 1929763 - Banque Canadienne Nationale $10, 1929
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Banque Canadienne Nationale $10, 1929 CH 85-12-04. VF, decent note that faces up well. S/N:909887/B.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Banque Canadienne Nationale $20, 1929764 - Banque Canadienne Nationale $20, 1929
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Banque Canadienne Nationale $20, 1929 CH 85-12-06. Fine. S/N:263931/A.
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Start Price : 450.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Charlotte County Bank. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. Five Shillings, 26 Aug. 1856765 - Charlotte County Bank. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. Five Shillings, 26 Aug. 1856
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Charlotte County Bank. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. Five Shillings, 26 Aug. 1856 CH 100-10-02. Fine, hole at center and stains. Bold printing and sig
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold for (2,400.00 + 480.00) x 1 = 2,880.00
 
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UNLISTED IN CHARLTON - City Bank $1, 18__ - Eastern Townships O/P766 - UNLISTED IN CHARLTON - City Bank $1, 18__ - Eastern Townships O/P
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UNLISTED IN CHARLTON - City Bank $1, 18__ - Eastern Townships O/P A discovery note with the Eastern Townships overprint oriented in the vertical pos
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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City Bank Two Shillings and Six Pence, 1838767 - City Bank Two Shillings and Six Pence, 1838
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City Bank Two Shillings and Six Pence, 1838 CH 115-10-02. Fine. Foxing, some egde tears as well as one internal tear and pin holes. Establish...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 12,500.00
Sold for (9,500.00 + 1,900.00) x 1 = 11,400.00
 
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Commercial Bank Ten Shillings, 1837768 - Commercial Bank Ten Shillings, 1837
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Commercial Bank Ten Shillings, 1837 CH 145-10-02-04. Known as a spurious bank. PMG Choice AU58. S/N:121/B. Trading on the name of The Commercial Ba
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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Commercial Bank of New Brunswick Five Pounds, 1853769 - Commercial Bank of New Brunswick Five Pounds, 1853
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Commercial Bank of New Brunswick Five Pounds, 1853 CH 180-14-12. Edge tears, $560 stencilled on back on an otherwise fine condition. Only 5 known. S
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold for (1,900.00 + 380.00) x 1 = 2,280.00
 
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Commercial Bank of Newfoundland $4 (One Pound), 1867770 - Commercial Bank of Newfoundland $4 (One Pound), 1867
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Commercial Bank of Newfoundland $4 (One Pound), 1867 CH 185-12-02. Pressed F+, faces up nicely, very attractive. Cooke - Brown signatures. Only 8 no
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold for (2,900.00 + 580.00) x 1 = 3,480.00
 
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Dominion Bank of Canada $10, 1910770A - Dominion Bank of Canada $10, 1910
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Dominion Bank of Canada $10, 1910 CH 220-18-05. Lightly pressed VF. Faces up well, superb large seated Britannia vignette. S/N: 558579/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,800.00
Sold for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Dominion Bank of Canada $20, 1909771 - Dominion Bank of Canada $20, 1909
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Dominion Bank of Canada $20, 1909 CH 220-20-06. Three small edge tears, otherwise a decent fine. $20's are rarely offered. S/N:154316/B.
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (625.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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Farmers Bank of Rustico $5, 1872772 - Farmers Bank of Rustico $5, 1872
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Farmers Bank of Rustico $5, 1872 CH 290-12-06. G, a large vertical piece missing on right side. Very rare with only 6 known, one of these is in an i
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Imperial Bank of Canada $10, 1907773 - Imperial Bank of Canada $10, 1907
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Imperial Bank of Canada $10, 1907 CH 375-12-09. Recorded as a VG but faces up like a fine. Only 2 on the registry, one is in an institutional collec
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold for (4,600.00 + 920.00) x 1 = 5,520.00
 
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Imperial Bank of Canada $20, 1915774 - Imperial Bank of Canada $20, 1915
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Imperial Bank of Canada $20, 1915 CH 375-16-16. Fine. Featuring a horse drawn mower and farmer. This is a rare date with only 10 notes in private ha
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Start Price : 1,700.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Imperial Bank of Canada $100, 1917775 - Imperial Bank of Canada $100, 1917
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Imperial Bank of Canada $100, 1917 CH 375-16-24C. AU. One of the most recognized and common counterfeit chartered bank notes. S/N:43910/A.
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Imperial Bank of Canada $100, 1917776 - Imperial Bank of Canada $100, 1917
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Imperial Bank of Canada $100, 1917 CH 375-16-24C. AU. In case you missed the last note. S/N:20520/A.
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Imperial Bank of Canada $10, 1933777 - Imperial Bank of Canada $10, 1933
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Imperial Bank of Canada $10, 1933 CH 375-20-04. Fresh EF with lots of original embossing and colour. S/N:E064271/D.
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,250.00
 
 
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Imperial Bank of Canada $10, 1939778 - Imperial Bank of Canada $10, 1939
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Imperial Bank of Canada $10, 1939 CH 375-22-06. Pressed VF+. S/N:011399/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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International Bank of Canada $2, 1858779 - International Bank of Canada $2, 1858
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International Bank of Canada $2, 1858 CH 380-10-10-12a. Small hole at left, otherwise never circulated (AU net). S/N:16637/A.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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International Bank of Canada $5, 1858780 - International Bank of Canada $5, 1858
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International Bank of Canada $5, 1858 CH 380-10-08-16. Uncirculated, the best condition seen in recent memory. One signature, brown protectors. Ca
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
 
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International Bank of Canada $20, 1859781 - International Bank of Canada $20, 1859
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International Bank of Canada $20, 1859 CH 380-12-04. PMG F12, small split at left center. Large beautiful paddlewheel steam ship center vignette. S/
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,250.00
 
 
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UNIQUE TROPHY NOTE - Banque Jacques Cartier $10, 1886782 - UNIQUE TROPHY NOTE - Banque Jacques Cartier $10, 1886
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UNIQUE TROPHY NOTE - Banque Jacques Cartier $10, 1886 CH 390-14-08. PMG Fine 12 NET, Annotation, Foreign substance. St. Simon overprinted twice. Rar
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold for (8,250.00 + 1,650.00) x 1 = 9,900.00
 
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GBA Recommendation - Bank of London $5, 1883783 - GBA Recommendation - Bank of London $5, 1883
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GBA Recommendation - Bank of London $5, 1883 CH 405-10-02. Pressed fine with a couple small pieces missing on borders. This is one of the rarest no
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold for (3,700.00 + 740.00) x 1 = 4,440.00
 
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Merchants Bank of Canada $5, 1916784 - Merchants Bank of Canada $5, 1916
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Merchants Bank of Canada $5, 1916 CH 460-18-02. Nice F+, superb steamship center vignette. Difficult note to obtain with only 24 recorded on the CPM
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,250.00
Sold for (575.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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Molsons Bank $5, 1905785 - Molsons Bank $5, 1905
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Molsons Bank $5, 1905 CH 490-28-04. Fine, pressed. Three tears on left margin. S/N:407327/C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,400.00 - 1,650.00
Sold for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
 
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Molsons Bank $5, 1908786 - Molsons Bank $5, 1908
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Molsons Bank $5, 1908 CH 490-30-02. Fine, foxing on borders. S/N:139234/C. Ex:WD Allan 1973 Lot #63, Ex:King 2010 RCNA Lot #1256.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,100.00
Sold for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Molsons Bank $5, 1912787 - Molsons Bank $5, 1912
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Molsons Bank $5, 1912 CH 490-32-02. VF/EF Condition. Crisp and bright, lightly pressed. S/N:147952/C.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,750.00
Sold for (2,400.00 + 480.00) x 1 = 2,880.00
 
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RARE OPPORTUNITY - Molsons Bank $50, 1914788 - RARE OPPORTUNITY - Molsons Bank $50, 1914
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RARE OPPORTUNITY - Molsons Bank $50, 1914 CH 490-34-02. F/VF. Pressed, top has small edge tears. Crayon marks on front that seemingly has little rev
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20,000.00 - 25,000.00
Sold for (15,500.00 + 3,100.00) x 1 = 18,600.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $10, 1904789 - Bank of Montreal $10, 1904
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Bank of Montreal $10, 1904 CH 505-48-04. Fine, little dirty and a few little edge tears. Difficult to obtain, thus the strong catalogue price. S/N:3
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $5, 1914790 - Bank of Montreal $5, 1914
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Bank of Montreal $5, 1914 CH 505-54-02. Nice fresh VF with great colour and paper quality. S/N:890427/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 325.00
Sold for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $10, 1914791 - Bank of Montreal $10, 1914
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Bank of Montreal $10, 1914 CH 505-54-06. Strong EF with great colour and paper quality. S/N:089713/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 750.00
Sold for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $20, 1914792 - Bank of Montreal $20, 1914
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Bank of Montreal $20, 1914 CH 505-54-10. VF, manuscript signature. S/N:037967/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 450.00 - 500.00
Sold for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $5, 1923793 - Bank of Montreal $5, 1923
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Bank of Montreal $5, 1923 CH 505-56-02. EF, staining and light ruffling at top. S/N:2817040/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 252.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $5, 1923794 - Bank of Montreal $5, 1923
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Bank of Montreal $5, 1923 CH 505-56-02. VF. S/N:3282422/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $10, 1923795 - Bank of Montreal $10, 1923
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Bank of Montreal $10, 1923 CH 505-56-04. VF+ with superb paper quality. S/N:1076795/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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