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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Hudson's Bay Co. Tokens - Lot of 21028 - Hudson's Bay Co. Tokens - Lot of 2
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Hudson’s Bay Co., Yorkton, 25¢, Al, Gingras 280b, AU; fantasy Alaska token, Joseph H. Rutlader, $5.00, white metal, EF. 2 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 175.00
Sold for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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French Colonies Jeton1029 - French Colonies Jeton
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Br 510. ICCS F-12. Copper. Original.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 250.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Jeton, Beavers building dam1030 - Jeton, Beavers building dam
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Br 514. Silver original, reeded edge, good Fine.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Jeton, Argonauts - Lot of 21031 - Jeton, Argonauts - Lot of 2
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Br 515. Copper, attractive EF; Breton 511, Jeton, restrike in silver, Unc. 2 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Jeton, Swarm of Bees1032 - Jeton, Swarm of Bees
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Br 517. Silver original, reeded edge, rare, gVF-aVF.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,250.00
Sold for (1,000.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Magdalen Island Token1033 - Magdalen Island Token
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Success To The Fishery, One Penny. CH LC-1. BR 520. ICCS VG-8.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold for (95.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 114.00
 
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Province du Bas Canada Deux Sous1034 - Province du Bas Canada Deux Sous
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One Penny Bank Token 1837. CH LC-9B4. BR 521. ICCS VF-30.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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T.S. Brown & Co, Montreal1035 - T.S. Brown & Co, Montreal
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CH LC-15A1. BR 561. ICCS VF-20.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Commercial Change 1821 "Jamaica"1036 - Commercial Change 1821 "Jamaica"
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Commercial Change 1821 "Jamaica" - CH UC-11, BR 729. Fine - scratches are present on and at front of sails.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold for (2,200.00 + 440.00) x 1 = 2,640.00
 
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Ships Colonies and Commerce 18151037 - Ships Colonies and Commerce 1815
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CH PE-9A. BR 995. ICCS VG-8. Corrosion.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Ships Colonies and Commerce 18151038 - Ships Colonies and Commerce 1815
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CH PE-9A. BR 995. ICCS F-12.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Ships Colonies & Commerce1039 - Ships Colonies & Commerce
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CH PE-10-33. BR 997; Lees 33. ICCS VF-20. Rare.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Ships Colonies & Commerce1040 - Ships Colonies & Commerce
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CH PE-10-38. BR 997. Lees 38. ICCS EF-40.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Ships Colonies & Commerce1041 - Ships Colonies & Commerce
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CH PE-10-39. EF.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Half Penny Token, 18141042 - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Half Penny Token, 1814
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Payable By Carritt & Alport, Halifax. CH NS-9. EF, quite scarce in this grade.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Halifax, Nova Scotia Token, 18161043 - Halifax, Nova Scotia Token, 1816
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Wholesale & Retail Hardware Store. CH NS-15A. VF.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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W.L. White's, Halifax House, Halifax Token1044 - W.L. White's, Halifax House, Halifax Token
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Payable at W.L. White's Halifax House Halifax One Farthing. CH NS-17A1. BR 899. ICCS AU-50.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Nova Scotia and New Brunswick Success Token1045 - Nova Scotia and New Brunswick Success Token
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Half Penny Token. CH NS-28A1. BR 895. ICCS VF-20. Corrosion.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Wood 19. BR 1008. CH BL-32A1.1046 - Wood 19. BR 1008. CH BL-32A1.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Copper. ICCS VF-30, as struck. Better example than we sold in the Cooper collection last fall that realized $3000.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Wood 20. BR 1008. Bust R/Commerce L.  CH BL-32A2.1047 - Wood 20. BR 1008. Bust R/Commerce L. CH BL-32A2.
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Brass. ICCS F-12. Again, the best example we've had the opportunity to offer,  a true rarity that is listed as "extremely rare&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold for (3,700.00 + 740.00) x 1 = 4,440.00
 
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Lot of 6 ICCS Graded Tokens1048 - Lot of 6 ICCS Graded Tokens
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Includes: CH LC-12, BR 531, F-12; CH PE-8A1, BR 921, VF-30; CH NS-27A1, BR 889, F-15; CH NS-2C1, BR 873, F-12; CH NS-1E2, BR 874, VF-20; BR 897, Purve
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 200.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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1916 Canada One Cent Love Token1049 - 1916 Canada One Cent Love Token
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Plated in gold, exceptionally well done. Engraved EC / Dec. 30 / 16.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Lot of 27 Ontario card stock milk tokens and bottle tops1050 - Lot of 27 Ontario card stock milk tokens and bottle tops
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VG to EF. 27 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Lot of 208 assorted Ontario trade dollars and medals.1051 - Lot of 208 assorted Ontario trade dollars and medals.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Viewing recommended. F to EF. 208 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Lot of 55 Canadian and USA assorted trade tokens.1052 - Lot of 55 Canadian and USA assorted trade tokens.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Viewing recommended. VG to EF. 55 Pcs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Canadian Medals - Commemorative Canadian Medal, 19171053 - Canadian Medals - Commemorative Canadian Medal, 1917
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AE 68mm issued to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the arrival of Louis Hebert to Quebec. Hebert was one of the earliest colonists to arrive at Po
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Canadian Medals - Canadian Confederation Centennial Medal, 1867-1967.1054 - Canadian Medals - Canadian Confederation Centennial Medal, 1867-1967.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
AR 31mm. CCCS MS-63. Rare small size.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Canadian Medals - Governor General & Lady Bing, 1921-1926.1055 - Canadian Medals - Governor General & Lady Bing, 1921-1926.
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AE 51mm. 56.8gms.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Canadian Medals - Canadian Medal - Governor General Connaught, 1911-1916.1056 - Canadian Medals - Canadian Medal - Governor General Connaught, 1911-1916.
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AR, 60mm, CL 110, unnamed, in case of issue, 68.9 gms, Unc.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Canadian Medals - Montreal Taken, 1760.1057 - Canadian Medals - Montreal Taken, 1760.
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CONQUEST OF CANADA COMPLETED. AE 40mm, Saint Lawrence River at rest under laureate triumph to Amherst, with beaver, French arms in exergue. Reverse:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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Canadian Medals - Private Issue Centennial Gold Medal, 1967.1058 - Canadian Medals - Private Issue Centennial Gold Medal, 1967.
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Struck by McTavish Metal Co, Produced for Rothesay Pulp and Paper in 1967. Obv. Queen Victoria, Rev. crest of Canada. Proof quality, 6.9 gms, .200 AGW
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Canadian Medals - Ontario - Lot of 51059 - Canadian Medals - Ontario - Lot of 5
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Ler 1622 International Demonstration I.O.O.F. Rev: Brockville; Toronto School Board Rev: 4 years; 4 years uniface; 1867-1917 Canadian Semi-Centennial
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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World Medals - Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1837.1060 - World Medals - Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1837.
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AE 56mm. Average condition, edge nick and wear are present.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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World Medals - Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1887.1061 - World Medals - Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1887.
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AR 77mm by J.E. Boehm & F. Leighton. Crowned Jubilee bust l. Eimer 1733, BHM 3219. A few hairlines, in official Royal Mint case with original ca...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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World Medals - Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1887.1062 - World Medals - Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1887.
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AE 77mm by J.E. Boehm & F. Leighton. Crowned Jubilee bust l. Eimer 1733, BHM 3219. EF edge bump.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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World Medals - Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1897.1063 - World Medals - Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1897.
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AE 56mm by G.W. DeSaulles. Official Royal Mint issue, in original case. EF.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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World Medals - Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1897.1064 - World Medals - Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1897.
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AR 56mm by G.W. DeSaulles. Official Royal Mint issue, in original case. EF with blue and gold toning.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (145.00 + 29.00) x 1 = 174.00
 
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World Medals - Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1897.1065 - World Medals - Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1897.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
AV 26mm by G.W. DeSaulles. A few spots otherwise EF in nice original case.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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World Medals - Coronation of Edward VII 1902.1066 - World Medals - Coronation of Edward VII 1902.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
AE 56mm by G.W. DeSaulles. Bust of Edward, Rev. Bust of Alexandra r. Eimer 1871, BHM 3737. Official Royal Mint issue. EF in original case.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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World Medals - Coronation of Edward VII 1902.1067 - World Medals - Coronation of Edward VII 1902.
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AR 56mm by G.W. DeSaulles. Bust of Edward, Rev. Bust of Alexandra r. Eimer 1871, BHM 3737. Official Royal Mint issue. EF with blue and gold toning in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (135.00 + 27.00) x 1 = 162.00
 
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World Medals - Coronation of George V 1911.1068 - World Medals - Coronation of George V 1911.
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AE 51mm by B. Mackennal. Bust of George l. Rev bust of Mary l. Official issue. EF with gold tone, in original case.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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World Medals - Coronation of Edward VII 1902.1069 - World Medals - Coronation of Edward VII 1902.
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AE 52mm by G. Frampton. Conjoined busts r. Rev. Imperial crown, lion above. Eimer 1872a. EF in original case.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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World Medals - Coronation of Edward VII 1902.1070 - World Medals - Coronation of Edward VII 1902.
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AR 35mm by G. Frampton. Conjoined busts r. Rev. Imperial crown, lion above. Eimer 1872a. EF in original case.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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World Medals - Silver Jubilee George V 1935.1071 - World Medals - Silver Jubilee George V 1935.
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AR 57mm by P. Metcalfe. Official Royal Mint issue. Eimer 2029, BHM 4249. EF with grey tone in nice original case.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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World Medals - Coronation of George VI 1937.1072 - World Medals - Coronation of George VI 1937.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
AR 57mm by P. Metcalfe. Official issue. Eimer 2046, BHM 4314. EF in nice original case.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 180.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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World Medals - National Rifle Association, Kings Trophy 1925.1073 - World Medals - National Rifle Association, Kings Trophy 1925.
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AR 51mm by P. Metcalfe. Awarded, engraved "M. LORRINGTON 1931". Eimer 2002. Toned EF in original case. Also, another in bronze engraved &q...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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World Medals - Great Exhibition, Services Medal, 1851.1074 - World Medals - Great Exhibition, Services Medal, 1851.
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AE 48mm by W. Wyon. Bust of Prince Albert l. Engraved "J. SMITH". Eimer 1458. Choice EF in original case, lid detached but in nice conditi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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World Medals - Royal Commonwealth Society, Coronation Commemorative Medal1075 - World Medals - Royal Commonwealth Society, Coronation Commemorative Medal
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Kings & Queens of England. Bronze & Silver 64mm by D. Cornell. Facing portraits of the Kings & Queens of England from William I to Eliza...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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World Medals -  USA - Society of Colonial Wars, 1890-19321076 - World Medals - USA - Society of Colonial Wars, 1890-1932
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
AE 51mm. Produced in the USA by Tiffany studios. 67.4 gms.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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World Medals - USA - Paul Revere Sesquicentennial  Medal, 1925.1077 - World Medals - USA - Paul Revere Sesquicentennial  Medal, 1925.
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AE 63mm rounded edge. Obverse: Bust of Revere facing left, on the left: Patriot Silversmith; on the right: 1735 1818 / Soldier Engraver; Above:...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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