Toronto Coin Expo Spring Sale 2016

Auction Details

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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Br 609. The Montreal Witness Canada Prize Competition, 1891.828 - Br 609. The Montreal Witness Canada Prize Competition, 1891.
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White Metal. EF, but with a bungled rim due to the striking. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Br 609. The Montreal Witness Canada Prize Competition, 1891.829 - Br 609. The Montreal Witness Canada Prize Competition, 1891.
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Copper. Unc. Five struck according to McColl, p.7. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Br 609 Reverse830 - Br 609 Reverse
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Ccombined with the reverse of the Mdme. Ireland's Card advertising her herbal toilet preparations at the 1892 Exhibition. Bowman 2894a. Al. AU...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Br 610. T. Phelan's Token, Good For One Half Loaf.831 - Br 610. T. Phelan's Token, Good For One Half Loaf.
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500 issued in 1888 by Sergeant Desjardins, then of the Montreal Police Force. This was likely the Alfred Desjardins, living on Notre Dame Street, Mont
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 225.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Br 610, and 610a.832 - Br 610, and 610a.
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T. Phelan's token, as previous lot. White Metal. VG. The Phelan tokens, unlike many of the other post-Confederation pieces was actually used. Th...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Br 611. L. Landry's token for 1 Pain.833 - Br 611. L. Landry's token for 1 Pain.
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White Metal. EF, but staining. 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 611.  L. Landry's token for 1 Pain.834 - Br 611. L. Landry's token for 1 Pain.
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White Metal. Nice dark EF. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Br 612. L. Landry's token for ½ Pain.835 - Br 612. L. Landry's token for ½ Pain.
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White Metal. Unc. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 252.00
 
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Br 612. L. Landry's token for ½ Pain.836 - Br 612. L. Landry's token for ½ Pain.
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Copper. Unc., some lustre; a small spot on the bottom of 1 on reverse. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Br 613. Hoerner.837 - Br 613. Hoerner.
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One Glass St. Leon Water. Three Rivers. Brass. EF. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (95.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 114.00
 
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Br 614. R. W. Williams838 - Br 614. R. W. Williams
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Trois - Rivières, Advertising Card. Brass. Unc. The token doubles as a numismatist token. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Colle...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Br 615. R. W. Williams.839 - Br 615. R. W. Williams.
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Good For 1 Glass Original Caxton Water. Brass. Unc. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Br 615a.840 - Br 615a.
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Williams incused token For Glass Original Caxton Water. The likelihood is that this token preceded the die struck piece offered in the preceding lot.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Br 616. C. E. A. Langlois' token841 - Br 616. C. E. A. Langlois' token
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Drink St. Leon Water. This seems to be the original token, according to Breton. Brass. EF. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Br 617. C. E. A. Langlois' token842 - Br 617. C. E. A. Langlois' token
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Drink St. Leon Water. The company didn't issue this token, which was likely another made for the avid collectors seeking to add a new variety to...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Br 618. St. Leon Mineral Water, 1890.843 - Br 618. St. Leon Mineral Water, 1890.
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Brass. Unc. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Br 618. St. Leon Mineral Water, 1890.844 - Br 618. St. Leon Mineral Water, 1890.
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White Metal. Unc. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Br 618. St. Leon Mineral Water, 1890.845 - Br 618. St. Leon Mineral Water, 1890.
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A nice pair of both the Brass and White Metal pieces. Both EF. 2 Pcs. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Br 619. St.  Leon Mineral Water, 1892.846 - Br 619. St. Leon Mineral Water, 1892.
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Brass. Unc. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Br 619. St. Leon Mineral Water, 1892.847 - Br 619. St. Leon Mineral Water, 1892.
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Aluminum. Unc. Note: this lot is part of The Richard Cooper Collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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