Toronto Coin Expo Fall Sale 2017

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We are proud and excited to conduct our auction in conjunction with the 2017 Fall Toronto Coin Expo. This sale features Part II of the Covered Bridge Collection, with fresh rarities that are coming out of storage for the first time in numerous years. Trophy notes from many chartered banks, complimented by a choice French series $50, 1935 will garner a frenzy of bidding.
The fur trade industry and the Hudson’s Bay Company have been a most important part of Canada’s history. In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, a major piece of Canada’s history is being offered with a large collection Hudson’s Bay and other fur related tokens. Other selections from numerous consignors round out another outstanding auction including a nice West Coast vari- ety collection, a rarely offered selection of named Governor General medals and finally the second-to-last offering of the Richard Cooper Collection. Much anticipation surrounds these collections as individuals are planning on attending the sale from all over North America in hopes of an opportunity in obtaining a piece of this historic event. We feel privileged to be given the opportunity to be entrusted with such treasures and thank our contributors who have placed their faith in us.



Buyer’s Premiums will be added on all items as per the Terms & Conditions of the sale. Invoices will be emailed out after The Toronto Coin Expo.
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Group of 3943 - Group of 3
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Roman Republic L. Flaminius Chilo. 109-108 BC. AR Fourée Denarius 20 mm 3.37g, gF; Syria, Antioch. Augustus. 27 BC-14 AD. AE 29mm 16.65g Bust ...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Group of 2 Roman Bonzes944 - Group of 2 Roman Bonzes
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Trajan. 98-117 AD. AE As 24mm, 8.42g, Radiate bust r. Rev. large S C. RIC 644. aVF, cleaning scratches; Antoninus Pius. 138-161 AD. AE Sestertius 30mm
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Marcus Aurelius. 161-180 AD. AE Sestertius945 - Marcus Aurelius. 161-180 AD. AE Sestertius
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(32mm, 25.19g) Laureate hd r. Rev. Mars stg r., resting on spear and shield. RIC 861; aVF/gF, well centered.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 275.00
Sold for (165.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 198.00
 
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Lucius Verus. 161-169 AD. AE Sestertius946 - Lucius Verus. 161-169 AD. AE Sestertius
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(32mm, 29.55g) Laureate and cuirassed bust r. Rev. Roma stg l., holding Victory and trophy. RIC 1424; avF/gf, light encrustations
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Estimates : 160.00 - 200.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Commodus. 177-192 AD. AE Sestertius947 - Commodus. 177-192 AD. AE Sestertius
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(32mm, 29.55g) Laureate head r. Rev. Salus seated l. RIC 512; aVF/VF, minor encrustations.
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Estimates : 110.00 - 130.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Septimius Severus (193-211 AD) & Julia Domna. AR Denarius948 - Septimius Severus (193-211 AD) & Julia Domna. AR Denarius
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Septimius (3.50g) Fourée Rev. Virtus stg l., holding Victory, spear, and shield. RIC 171a; gVF/VF ||Julia (3.76g) Rev. Pietas stg l. sacrifici...
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Estimates : 110.00 - 140.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Septimius Severus (193-211 AD) & Julia Domna. AR Denarius949 - Septimius Severus (193-211 AD) & Julia Domna. AR Denarius
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Septimius (3.63g) Rev. Victory flying l. RIC 170.||Julia (3.63g) Rev. Pietas stg l. at altar. RIC 574. Both VF. 2 Pcs.
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Estimates : 110.00 - 130.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Geta as Caesar. 198-209 AD. AR Denarius950 - Geta as Caesar. 198-209 AD. AR Denarius
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(3.11g) Rev. Nobilitas standing r. RIC 13a|| (3.24g) Rev. Geta standing l. RIC 18; VF. 2 Pcs.
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Severan Dynasty. 193-224 AD. AR Denarius951 - Severan Dynasty. 193-224 AD. AR Denarius
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Julia Doma (3.50g) Rev. Felicitas stg. l., holding sceptre and caduceus. RIC 551; VF||Caracalla as Casear (3.24g) Sacraficial implements, RIC 4; VF/aV
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Estimates : 140.00 - 180.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Diocletian, as Senior Augustus. 305-312 AD. AE Follis952 - Diocletian, as Senior Augustus. 305-312 AD. AE Follis
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(28mm, 9.46g) Bust r., holding olive-branch and mappa. Rev. Providentia stg. r., Quies stg. l. RIC 676a; VF, some rough spots.
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 90.00 - 110.00
 
 
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Constantine I. 307-337 AD. AE Follis953 - Constantine I. 307-337 AD. AE Follis
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(25mm, 6.09g) Bust r. Rev. Genius stg. l. before lighted altar with letters CI H S in field. RIC 287; gVF, previously cleaned.
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 130.00
 
 
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Constantine I & II. AE Follis954 - Constantine I & II. AE Follis
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Constantine I Rev. Legionary eagle between 2 standards; Rev. Jupiter stg. l. holding Victory and scepter. ||Constantine II Rev. Camp gate with 2 turre
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Start Price : 65.00 | Estimates : 130.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Various 3rd & 4th Century Roman955 - Various 3rd & 4th Century Roman
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AE Antoninius: Gallienus, Tetricus II, Claudius II Gothicus (under Aurelian), Probus, Maximianus; Gordian III, AE 20 mm; Constantinople, AE 3/4; Shoul
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Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Various 4th Century Roman956 - Various 4th Century Roman
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Constantius II: AE 2 (2), AE 3, AE 4 (3); Constans AE 4; Valentinian I AE 3; Valens AE 3; Should be inspected, no return. 9 Pcs.
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Estimates : 160.00 - 200.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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NERO (AD 54-68) Paduan (Renaissance Copy) after Cavino (c.1500-1570)957 - NERO (AD 54-68) Paduan (Renaissance Copy) after Cavino (c.1500-1570)
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AE SESTERTIUS 21.3gr. Laureate bust r. Rev. AVGUSTI.SPQR.OST.C View of the Port of Ostia with seven ships. aEF/gVF.
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Lucius Verus. 161-169 AD. AE “Medallion”958 - Lucius Verus. 161-169 AD. AE “Medallion”
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(37mm, 35.68g) “Paduan” medal, after Giovanni Cavino. Bust of emperor r. Rev. Verus stg. l., presenting Victory to Jupiter, Virtus standing l., crowni
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Estimates : 320.00 - 400.00
Sold for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Mauretania, Juba II. 25 BC to AD 23. AR Denarius959 - Mauretania, Juba II. 25 BC to AD 23. AR Denarius
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(17mm, 3.11g) Laureate hd. of Juba r. Rev. Crossed cornucopiae and sceptre, with a small crescent above. S.5974; aEF/gVF, obv off center.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Syria, Antioch. Vespasian, with Titus as Caesar. 69-79 AD. AR Tetradrachm960 - Syria, Antioch. Vespasian, with Titus as Caesar. 69-79 AD. AR Tetradrachm
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(23 mm, 14.38 g) RY 2 (69/70 AD). Laureate hd. of Vespasian r. Rev. Laureate hd. of Titus r.; barred B (for y. 2) under chin. S.747; aVF.
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 180.00 - 220.00
 
 
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Galatia. Trajan. 98-117 AD. AE 33mm961 - Galatia. Trajan. 98-117 AD. AE 33mm
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(23.33g) Laureate hd. of Trajan right. Rev. Mên (a local god) stg. l., crescent on shoulder, holding patera and apple. S.1066 var, RPC 2868; VF...
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Start Price : 180.00 | Estimates : 360.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Ionia, Ephesus. Antonine Era, 138-192 AD. AE 24mm962 - Ionia, Ephesus. Antonine Era, 138-192 AD. AE 24mm
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(9.33g) Figure of laureate emperor seated l. on curule chair; Rev. EFE / SION. Legend in two lines within wreath. gF/aVF; Rare.
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Start Price : 70.00 | Estimates : 140.00 - 175.00
 
 
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Syria, Antioch. Philip II. 244-249 AD. AE 8 Assaria963 - Syria, Antioch. Philip II. 244-249 AD. AE 8 Assaria
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(29 mm, 17.38 g) Bust of Philip right. Rev. Turreted and draped bust of Tyche r., above, ram leaping right. S.4147; VF, edge flan flaw.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Pisidia, Termessus Major. 3rd Century AD. AE 25mm964 - Pisidia, Termessus Major. 3rd Century AD. AE 25mm
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(10.37 g) Bust of Hermes r., caduceus over shoulder. Rev. Athena stg l., holding Nike and spear, shield at side. S.5148; VF.
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Estimates : 90.00 - 110.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Egypt, Alexandria. Billon Tetradrachm (2 Pcs)965 - Egypt, Alexandria. Billon Tetradrachm (2 Pcs)
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Nero 54-68 AD. (13.09g) RY 10 (63/4) Rev. Draped bust of Serapis r., wearing modius. S.2001; VF, porosity; Diocletian 284-305 AD. (8.08g) Rev. Eagle s
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Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Anastasius I. 491-518 AD.966 - Anastasius I. 491-518 AD.
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AE Follis, 40 Nummi. 34mm, 18.79g. Bust right. Rev. Large M between two stars, cross above, A below; S.19; gVF, some deposits, nice for this type.
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Justinian I. 527-565 AD.967 - Justinian I. 527-565 AD.
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AE Follis, 40 Nummi. 33mm, 20.87g. RY 18 (544/5). Bust facing. Rev. Large M, S.163; aVF, Rev. dbl struck.
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine. 610-641 AD.968 - Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine. 610-641 AD.
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AE Follis. 40 Nummi. 11.15g. RY 3 (612/3) Rev. Large M, Christogram above, S.805. gF; 3/4 Follis, 8.16g, RY 21 (630/1) Rev. Large ?, S.812. F; Follis,
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Leo VI. 886-912 AD.969 - Leo VI. 886-912 AD.
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AE Follis. 27mm, 6.35g. Bust facing, holding Akakia in l. hand. Rev. Inscription in four lines. S.1729, VF.
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Various Byzantine. 11th-14th Century970 - Various Byzantine. 11th-14th Century
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Alexius I. 1081-1118 AD. AE15 Tetarteron. S.1922. VF; Manuel I Comnenus. 1143-1180 AD. Billon Aspron Trachy. S.1964. VF; 2x Billon Aspron Trachy (&q...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Armenia, Cilicia.971 - Armenia, Cilicia.
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Levon I. 1198-1219 AD. AE Tank. 29mm, 7.26g. Crowned bust. Rev. Patriarchal cross with two stars. Nercessian-303; VF.
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Armenia, Cilicia.972 - Armenia, Cilicia.
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Levon I (1199-1218) AR Tram (2) Levon the Usurper (1163-1165) & Levon IV (1320-42) AR Takvorin, F-VF avg VF. 4 Pcs.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Canadian Sovereign, 1911973 - Canadian Sovereign, 1911
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AU/Unc. This is part of The Covered Bridge Collection.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 450.00
Sold for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Canada $10 Gold, 1914974 - Canada $10 Gold, 1914
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PCGS MS63.
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,250.00
Sold for (950.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,140.00
 
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South Africa Gold Pond Coin, 1898975 - South Africa Gold Pond Coin, 1898
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7.98g. Original Patina.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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1856 United States of America One Dollar976 - 1856 United States of America One Dollar
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Nice AU. This is part of The Covered Bridge Collection.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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United States of America Gold Coins - Lot of 2977 - United States of America Gold Coins - Lot of 2
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Includes: 1856 $1; 1851 $2 1/2. Both holed. 2 Pcs. This is part of The Covered Bridge Collection.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Ascension Islands978 - Ascension Islands
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1978 Crown. ICCS MS-66. Packaging is torn.
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Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Austria979 - Austria
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Early minors. Salzburg, Leonard Von Keutschach (1495-1519) AR Batzen 1500 aVF, Matthias Lang Von Wallenburg 10 Kreuzer 1529 VF, Leopold I 6 Kreuzer 1
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Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 252.00
 
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Belgium980 - Belgium
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50 Frank, Brussels Exhibition. Railway Centennial. KM.107.1. Unc.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Belgian Congo981 - Belgian Congo
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1 Centime 1888, KM1 (3); 2 Centimes 1888, KM2; 10 Centimes 1927, KM18 (2). All BU. 6 Pcs.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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Chile and Mexico982 - Chile and Mexico
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One peso specimens that are "decorated" and very unusual. Both pieces have a enclosed band on the reverse. Both are gold colored and the o...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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China983 - China
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China Kwangtung 10 Cent 1890-08 PCGS Graded MS-64. LM-136.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (230.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 276.00
 
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China984 - China
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Fukien 10 cash (1901-05) Y.100.J, Hunan 20 cash (1919) Y.400.8, Hupeh 10 cash (1902-05) Y.120a.3, Kansu 100 cash (1926) Y.409, Kiangnan 10 cash CD1907
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold for (165.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 198.00
 
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China985 - China
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Honan 100 cash (1926) Y.395.2 EF; Republic 10 cash (brass) (1912) Y.301.a VF. Both unpriced in Krause. 2 Pcs.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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China986 - China
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Sun Yat Sen Junk Dollar, Year 22 (1933), silver, 26.72g, L&M-109, KM Y345, AU.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Denmark987 - Denmark
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Frederick VII 16 Skilling 1857vs KM.765 BU.
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Denmark988 - Denmark
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2 Kronor 1903 KM.802 Unc.
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Denmark989 - Denmark
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2 Kronor 1912 KM.811 and 1930 KM.829. Both BU. 2 Pcs.
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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France990 - France
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Charles VII (1422-1461) AR Florette. Dup.387c, aEF, some verdigris.
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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France991 - France
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Louis XIV 1/12 Ecu 1660 Aix Mint, KM.199.1c VF; 4 sols-2 Denier 1692a, KM.281.1 VF. 2 Pcs.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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France992 - France
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5 Francs: 1811A, KM 694.1, VG; 1835A, KM 749.1, F; 1867A, KM 799.1, EF. 3 Pcs.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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