Toronto Coin Expo Spring Sale 2016

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

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We are once again pleased to conduct our auction in conjunction with the 2016 Spring Toronto Coin Expo. We are excited to be featuring the Richard Cooper collection of Ontario Merchant Tokens, his Colonials of Lower Canada along with another installment of his countermark tokens. This sale is also complimented by wonderful Communion tokens from the Bob Merchant collection. As well as, selections from numerous other consigners to round out another outstanding auction. 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.

Our spring auction is the first of the 2016 “triplet” sales. Not only are we conducting the spring and fall Toronto Coin Expo sales, we are privileged to have been chosen to do the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association auction in July in Ottawa. This spring sale features a fine variety of numismatic material for both the beginner and connoisseur. We thank our many consignors who once again have placed their faith in our firm.

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 after The Toronto Coin Expo.

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1954 Bank of Canada $5 Devil's Face1278 - 1954 Bank of Canada $5 Devil's Face
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CH BC-31b. Choice AU. S/N:G/C8394682.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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1954 Bank of Canada $5 Devil's Face1279 - 1954 Bank of Canada $5 Devil's Face
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CH BC-31b. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ. S/N:G/C3315892.
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 525.00
 
 
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1954 Bank of Canada $10 Devil's Face1280 - 1954 Bank of Canada $10 Devil's Face
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CH BC-32a. PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ. S/N:D/D8641234.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
 
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1954 Bank of Canada $50 Devil's Face1281 - 1954 Bank of Canada $50 Devil's Face
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CH BC-34b. VF. S/N:A/H1984827.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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1954 Bank of Canada $1000 Devil's Face1282 - 1954 Bank of Canada $1000 Devil's Face
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CH BC-36. VF with ink smear at top center. S/N: A/K0011241.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 2,600.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 4,500.00
 
 
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Bank of Canada Devil's Face Notes - Lot of 41283 - Bank of Canada Devil's Face Notes - Lot of 4
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Includes: CH BC-30b, EF, S/N:H/B4077878; CH BC-32b, VF, S/N:G/D7434941; CH BC-33a, VF, S/N:A/E7656073; CH BC-35a, EF, S/N:A/J1406263. 4 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 475.00
Sold for (240.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 288.00
 
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Bank of Canada $1 Bank Notes - Lot of 31284 - Bank of Canada $1 Bank Notes - Lot of 3
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CH BC-37bA, VF, S/N: *A/Y0172304. BC-37cA, UNC, S/N: *C/F0873269. BC-37cA, VF, S/N: *H/F0783040. 3 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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1954 Bank of Canada $51285 - 1954 Bank of Canada $5
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CH BC-39B. Choice UNC, transitional prefix. S/N:Z/C3840690.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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1954 Bank of Canada $10 Replacement1286 - 1954 Bank of Canada $10 Replacement
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CH BC-40aA. AU, scarce replacement. S/N:*A/D0022675.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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1954 Bank of Canada $10 Replacement1287 - 1954 Bank of Canada $10 Replacement
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CH BC-40bA. Fine with small pen mark at top right, scarce replacement. S/N:*B/V0309983.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Bank of Canada Replacement Notes - Lot of 31288 - Bank of Canada Replacement Notes - Lot of 3
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Includes: CH BC-38bA, UNC, S/N:*B/B0110252; CH BC-39bA, Fine, S/N:*S/S0115125. CH BC-48aA, AU, S/N:*CA3092056. 3 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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1954 Bank of Canada $10001289 - 1954 Bank of Canada $1000
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CH BC-44c. VF, pinhole at left. Bouey - Rasminsky Signature. S/N: A/K0130924
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,300.00
 
 
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1954 Bank of Canada $10001290 - 1954 Bank of Canada $1000
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CH BC-44d. BCS AU 58, Original. S/N:A/K1866114.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,300.00
Sold for (1,000.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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1974 Bank of Canada $2 Test Note1291 - 1974 Bank of Canada $2 Test Note
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CH BC-47aT. EF. S/N: RS0894326.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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1972 Bank of Canada $5 Test  Note1292 - 1972 Bank of Canada $5 Test  Note
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CH BC-48bT. Choice AU, very faint crease at center with a heavy counting crease. S/N: RS8103172.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 1,650.00 | Estimates : 3,300.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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1969 Bank of Canada $20 Replacement1293 - 1969 Bank of Canada $20 Replacement
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CH BC-50bA. Choice Unc. S/N:*YA2341135.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 450.00
Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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1975 Bank of Canada $501294 - 1975 Bank of Canada $50
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CH BC-51a-i. Uncirculated. S/N:EAH4383157.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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1979 Bank of Canada $5 Test Note1295 - 1979 Bank of Canada $5 Test Note
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CH BC-53aT. EF. S/N: 33000133124.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,400.00
Sold for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
 
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Bank of Canada Multicolour Notes - Lot of 441296 - Bank of Canada Multicolour Notes - Lot of 44
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Includes various denominations in mostly Uncirculated conditions. Face value $185. Viewing is recommended, no return. 44 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold for (230.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 276.00
 
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Bank of Canada Replacement Notes - Lot of 201297 - Bank of Canada Replacement Notes - Lot of 20
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Includes: 1954 x3; Multicolour x8; Bird Series x9. Nice beginner collection. Face Value $69. Conditions vary, viewing is recommended, no return. 20 Pc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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1989 Bank of Canada $101298 - 1989 Bank of Canada $10
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CH BC-57bA. BCS Choice UNC 64 Original. S/N:ATX2242400.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 225.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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1988 Bank of Canada $100 Replacement1299 - 1988 Bank of Canada $100 Replacement
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CH BC-60aA. BCS Choice UNC 62 Original. S/N:AJX1612193.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 320.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 425.00
 
 
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2001 Bank of Canada $10 Bank Notes - Lot of 51300 - 2001 Bank of Canada $10 Bank Notes - Lot of 5
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CH BC-63aA (FDU and FDT replacements) Unc's. FDZ prefix, VF. 2 x FEA prefix, Unc's. 5 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 440.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Bank of Canada Bird Series Notes - Lot of 541301 - Bank of Canada Bird Series Notes - Lot of 54
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Includes many consecutive $2 notes, better prefix combinations, conditions vary.   Face Value $123. Viewing is recommended no return. 54 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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186_ Government of Canada $500 Quebec Bond Plate Proof1303 - 186_ Government of Canada $500 Quebec Bond Plate Proof
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As stated in Charlton "These were printed in preparation for a planned issue of interest-bearing government bonds". Last offered in 1990 b...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold for (825.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 990.00
 
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1870 Dominion of Canada 25¢1304 - 1870 Dominion of Canada 25¢
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CH DC-1c. VF.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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1882 Dominion of Canada $41305 - 1882 Dominion of Canada $4
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CH DC-10. Fine, poorly cut at bottom and holes - rarely seen any better. S/N: 291420/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 3,750.00
Sold for (2,600.00 + 520.00) x 1 = 3,120.00
 
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1897 Dominion of Canada $21306 - 1897 Dominion of Canada $2
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CH DC-14a. VG. Red-Brown back variation, Rarely offered. 22 examples in the registry of which 2 are in institutional collections. S/N:164331/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold for (2,500.00 + 500.00) x 1 = 3,000.00
 
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1897 Dominion of Canada $21307 - 1897 Dominion of Canada $2
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CH DC-14c. PMG AU 55. Choice Dory vignette with bold signatures. Extremely difficult to find in better conditions. S/N:091129/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 12,000.00
Sold for (6,000.00 + 1,200.00) x 1 = 7,200.00
 
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Dominion of Canada 25¢ - Lot of 31308 - Dominion of Canada 25¢ - Lot of 3
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Includes: CH DC-15b, 1900, VF; CH DC-24a, 1923, AG piece missing from bottom; CH DC-24c, 1923, EF, S/N:572209/D. 3 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 110.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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1911 Dominion of Canada $11309 - 1911 Dominion of Canada $1
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CH DC-18d. PMG Choice UNC 64. Rarely found Uncirculated. Featuring Lord & Lady Grey. Mis-attributed catalogue number on the holder. S/N:889918R/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold for (1,200.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,440.00
 
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1911 Dominion of Canada $11310 - 1911 Dominion of Canada $1
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CH DC-18d-i. BCS AU55. Black line. Series X. S/N: 069907/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,250.00
Sold for (575.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 690.00
 
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1912 Dominion of Canada $51311 - 1912 Dominion of Canada $5
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CH DC-21e. Popular train vignette, PMG F-12, little nick at bottom left, S/N:B669661/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,350.00
Sold for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Dominion of Canada $1 Notes - Lot of 31312 - Dominion of Canada $1 Notes - Lot of 3
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Includes: CH DC-18c, VG with heavy folds and tear at bottom center, S/N:957823H/A; CH DC-23b, F, S/N:V-244756/D; CH DC-25n, aVF, stains, Group 3, S/N:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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1917 Dominion of Canada $11313 - 1917 Dominion of Canada $1
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CH DC-23b. BCS Extra Fine 40. Appears better with bright colours and bold signatures. S/N: Z-544204/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 675.00
Sold for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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1917 Dominion of Canada $11314 - 1917 Dominion of Canada $1
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CH DC-23b. PMG About Uncirculated 55. Featuring Princess Patricia. S/N:Y-364575/C.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 900.00 | Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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1923 Dominion of Canada $11315 - 1923 Dominion of Canada $1
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CH DC-25c. PMG About Uncirculated 55. S/N:G-515576/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 1,200.00 | Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,200.00
 
 
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1923 Dominion of Canada $11316 - 1923 Dominion of Canada $1
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CH DC-25n. BCS Choice UNC 62, Original. Black Seal, Group 3. S/N:D2127811/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 770.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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1923 Dominion of Canada $11317 - 1923 Dominion of Canada $1
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CH DC-25o. BCS Almost UNC 55 Original. Blue Seal, Group 1. S/N:E6076777.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 252.00
 
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1923 Dominion of Canada $21318 - 1923 Dominion of Canada $2
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CH DC-26b, Fine, dirty back, pinhole, Group 1. S/N:D-062495/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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1923 Dominion of Canada $21319 - 1923 Dominion of Canada $2
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CH DC-26g. BCS AU55. Red Seal, Group 2. S/N: N-476803/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
 
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1923 Dominion of Canada $21320 - 1923 Dominion of Canada $2
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CH DC-26j. PCGS Choice New 63 PPQ. Black Seal, Group 3. S/N:T-882471/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 3,400.00 | Estimates : 3,500.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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1924 Dominion of Canada $51321 - 1924 Dominion of Canada $5
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CH DC-27. PMG VF-30. Popular Queen Mary note. S/N:A046327/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 9,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold for (7,000.00 + 1,400.00) x 1 = 8,400.00
 
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1911-12 Newfoundland Government Cash Note 25¢1322 - 1911-12 Newfoundland Government Cash Note 25¢
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CH NF-7b. PMG VF-25, NET. Foreign substance and internal split. The lowest number of issued 25 Cents notes. S/N:02572.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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1912-13 Newfoundland Government Cash Note 50¢1323 - 1912-13 Newfoundland Government Cash Note 50¢
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CH NF-8c. Fine or better. S/N:03501.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
 
 
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1912-13 Newfoundland Government Cash Note 50¢1324 - 1912-13 Newfoundland Government Cash Note 50¢
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CH NF-8c. PMG VF-30. Bright colors, faces up well. S/N:70023.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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1920 Government of Newfoundland $11325 - 1920 Government of Newfoundland $1
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CH NF-12b. Lightly pressed Fine. Nice bold Hickey signature. S/N:A377588.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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1886 Bank of British North America $51326 - 1886 Bank of British North America $5
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CH 55-22-02. aVF with stain at left and small tear. With the Rare ms. signature 12 know to have survived. This $5 is evenly circulated without any maj
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 1,400.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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1886 Bank of British North America $51327 - 1886 Bank of British North America $5
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CH 55-22-04. Strikeman signature. CCCS VF-30, nice bold note. S/N: 1143756/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,750.00
Sold for (1,000.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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1889 Bank of North America $101328 - 1889 Bank of North America $10
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CH 55-22-08. BCS Very Fine 20, minor tear, minor staining. 19 on the registry with 1 in institutional collection. S/N:691028/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 1,600.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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