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Lot Number Title Category EST Current Bid
1 A Silver "Renoir" Coin of Andorra
Andorra 10 Diners coin of 2008 (KM.271), a rectangular issue struck in Proof .925 Silver to commemorate Pierre-Auguste Renoir, as part of the "Painters of the World" series. With colour rendering of "Jeanne Samaray in a low necked dress" on reverse, and a further Silver & coloured image on obverse. A neat piece!
1.World Coinage $60-70 $30
2 Australia
1937 Silver Crown of George VI, PCGS certified MS-63 with attractive light toning
1.World Coinage $200 None
3 Australia
1991 Special Proof Set of 8 coins, Cent through Two Dollars, together with a square Royal Australian Mint wafer, all struck in Proof Sterling Silver (KM.PS77); housed in original presentation case, and a lovely set!
1.World Coinage $180-200 None
4 Australia
Australia 1992 Barcelona Olympics One Dollar (KM.175; Javelin thrower), scarcer Proof striking with mintage of just 2,940 pieces; PCGS Proof-68 Deep Cameo (Cat.US $275)
1.World Coinage $100-120 None
5 Australia - An unusual Silver Dollar with encased Opals
A Proof One Dollar 2008 struck in one ounce of .999 Silver, "Treasures of Australia" issue with half-circle-shaped cut-out in bottom half of coins, in which has been placed five authentic Aussie opals. Housed in custom presentation box with swivel wooden lid, together with out box and certificate. A most unusual issue!
1.World Coinage $80-100 None
6 Austria
100 Schilling 2000 Millennium (KM.3063), Proof bimetal striking with Silver exterior ring and unique Titanium center core
1.World Coinage $45 None
7 Belgium
50 Centimes 1886 of Leopold II (KM.26), toned Abt.EF with evidence of a probable over-date
1.World Coinage $75-85 None
8 Congo "Three Kings" Proof Set
Democratic Republic of Congo, an attractive three-piece set of 10 Franc crowns in Proof .925 Silver, each commemorating of one of the three Biblical "Kings" (or Wise Men). Depicted are Melchior, Caspar and Balthazar, each on his journey and holding a tiny inset gemstone in his hands. Housed in a deluxe wooden presentation case, and a neat set!
1.World Coinage $180 None
9 Cook Islands "Freedom Tower" Round
A 2006 One Dollar of the Cook Islands, struck in one ounce of .999 Silver to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the September 11th attack on New York city, with "before" cityscape image on obverse (with with Twin Towers), and updated reverse skyline with the new "Freedom Tower". Coin also featurs the world's smallest obverse portrait of Queen Elizabeth at bottom (measuring at 1.3x3 mm). Housed in plush display box
1.World Coinage $30-40 None
10 Cuba
Ten Pesos 1975 National Bank of Cuba 25th Anniversary (KM.37), .900 Silver Proof in original Cuban Mint plexi holder
1.World Coinage $35 None
11 East Germany
20 Marks 1967 Wilhelm von Humboldt (KM.18.1), PCGS certified Genuine, UNC details, Cleaning. Coin remains most attractive with even violet-golden toning and hints of blue; fields are free from scatches or hairlines (Krause value: US$200)
1.World Coinage $90-110 None
12 German East Africa Trio
One Heller 1905A (KM.7) Fine; 20 Heller 1916 Brass (KM.15a Obverse A, Reverse C), Abt.Fine for type with obverse corrosion; together with 20 Heller 1916 Copper (KM.15 Obverse B, Reverse B), VG-Fine. Most interestingly, accompanied by original cellophane envelope from the Stamp and Coin dealer "Lalji Ramji", with address in Dar Es Salaam, Tanganyika (which dates the package from 1961-64). Lot of 3 coins, the third of which appears to be quite rare
1.World Coinage $50 None
13 Germany: Baden
5 Marks 1876-G of Grand Duke Frederick I (KM.263.2), nicely-toned Fine-15
1.World Coinage $60 None
14 Germany, Bavaria
Bavaria Five Mark 1902-D (KM.915), lightly-toned VF; together with Prussia 5 Mark 1902-A (KM.523), nice light golden toning, also VF; lot of 2 German States Crowns
1.World Coinage $75 None
15 Germany, Prussia
Silver Taler 1785-A of Friedrich II (KM.332.1), NGC certified VF details,, surface hairlines; coin remains quite pleasant with light even toning and sharp date & legends
1.World Coinage $190 None
16 Germany: Wurttemberg
5 Marks 1876-F of Charles I (KM.623), Abt.VF with nice even toning and some underling lustre in fields
1.World Coinage $50 None
17 Germany: Empire
One Mark 1873-C (KM.7), pleasant Fine and a scarcer mint-mark
1.World Coinage $75 None
18 Germany: Empire
One Mark 1892-D (KM.14), sharp AU with attractive light golden toning, and nice lustrous satin fields
1.World Coinage $95 None
19 Germany, a trio of 2 Mark Type Coins
Two Mark of 1951 (KM.111), one each for Mint-marks "D", "F", and "G", all in VF condition. A single-year type struck only in 1951, and a key modern German coin, thus. Lot of 3 coins (Krause value: $120)
1.World Coinage $80-100 None
20 Germany, Federal Republic
5 Mark 1955-F Friedrich von Schiller (KM.114), lightly-toned AU and a scarer early commemorative
1.World Coinage $200-250 None
21 Gibraltar
Five Pounds 1999 "Millennium" (KM.797a) Titanium, struck in a reverse Proof finish
1.World Coinage $70-80 None
22 An English Victorian Maundy Set of 1899
A delightful 4-piece set of Royal Maundy coinage, Silver Penny to Four Pence, nicely-toned and housed in original dated Maundy case of issue
1.World Coinage $180-200 $100
23 Great Britain
Six Pence 1898 of Victoria (KM.779), nice EF with good golden toning
1.World Coinage $50-60 None
24 A Great Britain "Nortel" Crown
A 2000 "Millennium" Five Pound Coin of the British Royal Mint, housed in special Mint presentation folder with "NORTEL NETWORKS / Information Services" imprinted on front cover in Silver. A custom-prepared corporate packaging item with a local Ottawa connection, and only the third example we've encountered
1.World Coinage $25-30 None
25 Great Britain
5 Pounds 2010 Winston Churchill (KM.1146), struck in Proof Sterling Silver and an impressive piece
1.World Coinage $65 None
26 Great Britain
5 Pounds 2006 Queen's 80th Birthday (KM.P58), Proof Silver Piedfort striking with gold-enhanced trumpets. An impressive coin, with reduced mintage of 5,000 pieces; housed in original plush presentation case with numbered booklet/certificate
1.World Coinage $120-140 None
27 Hong Kong
The lovely five-piece 2002 "Five Blessings" set of Fifty Dollar coins (KM.80-84), each struck in Proof Sterling Silver with gold-plated centers. Housed in original brilliant red "football" case with certificates from the Royal Canadian Mint, with empty space for missing fine gold medallion that originally accompanied the set. An impressive set of large one-ounce coins, with current Krause value of US$400 (note: case smells slightly of smoke, and could likely be either aired out or disposed of). Lot of 5 coins
1.World Coinage $250-300 None
28 British India Pice Hoard
An unusual group of more than 160 One Pice coins of British India (KM.533), all dated 1944-45 and UNC, with much red lustre. All struck together on a black shoelace, with cumulate catalogue value of about $300.
1.World Coinage $80-100 None
29 India
India 100 Rupees 1981 (KM.277), scarce Year of the Child issue with huge Krause value of US $1,200. PCGS Certified Proof-64 Deep Cameo
1.World Coinage $250 None
30 An Iran 2500th Anniversary Silver Set
A second superb 5-piece Proof set of the 1971 Silver Coinage, 10 Rials to 200 Rials (KM.1184-88) struck to commemorate 2,500 years of the Iranian Monarchy. Coins are fully-brilliant, and housed in original fresh vinyl display folder, together with certificate.
1.World Coinage $180-200 None
31 Iran
A superb 5-piece set of the 1971 Silver Coinage, 10 Rials to 200 Rials (KM.1184-88) struck to commemorate 2,500 years of the Iranian Monarchy. Housed in original deluxe presentation case intended for the full Gold and Silver set, with accompanying documentation from both the Government of Iran and Royal Canadian Mint. Case is fresh and clean, with wome minor peeling of blue covering on inside left hinge. (Note: in keeping with current U.S. customs embargos, this lot WILL NOT be shipped into the United States)
1.World Coinage $180-200 None
32 Isle of Man
Proof Silver Crown of 2006, Exotic Shorthair Cats (KM.1290b)
1.World Coinage $75 None
33 Isle of Man - A Stunning "Planet Earth" Crown in Silver & Titanium
A 2008 One Crown "International Year of Planet Earth" (KM.1401), Proof .999 Silver striking with four colour, bi-metal Titanium ring on both obverse and reverse. In original case of issue with certificate, and a truly lovely coin
1.World Coinage $150 None
34 Italy
10 Euros 2005 Torino Olympics (KM.261; Hockey), Silver Proof
1.World Coinage $70-80 None
35 A Lundy Island Proof Set
A 1965 Proof Set of four Lundy Island coins, 2 each Half Puffin and Puffin in brass and copper, each with Puffin bird on reverse and bust of Martin Coles Harman on obverse, date below. House in individual quadrum capsules, and accompanied by original presentation case of issue
1.World Coinage $80-100 None
36 Knights of Malta
A lovely four-piece Proof Set in .999 Silver, denominations 25 Liras to 200 Liras, issued in 2005 to commemorate the life of Pope John Paul II. A most impressive set, with the largest coin weighing two full ounces, housed in original presentation case and box with certificate
1.World Coinage $250-280 None
37 Mexico
8 Reales 1875-BH (KM.377.10, Mexico City), UNC with nice pink-gold toning on reverse, and stunning obverse toning with hues of violet and gun-metal blue. One of the most attractive 8 Reales we recall handling
1.World Coinage $200-240 None
38 Mexico
8 Reales 1889-JS (KM.377.6, Guadalajara), AU with soft pink-gold toning
1.World Coinage $80-100 None
39 Mexico
8 Reales 1894-AM (KM.377.10, Mexico City), UNC with most attractive pink-gold toning over lustrous fields; an excellent type-piece for the issue!
1.World Coinage $125 None
40 Niue Island - A Star Wars "Stormtrooper" Proof
Two Dollars 2011 Proof in .999 Silver, with full-colour reverse image of an Imperial Stormtrooper
1.World Coinage $90 None
41 Niue Island - A Superb Star Wars Silver Proof
Two Dollar 2011 Proof in .999 Silver, with full-colour reverse images of C-3PO and R2D2. The world's first legal-tender Silver Star Wars coinage!
1.World Coinage $90 None
42 A "Painters of the World" coin of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Niue Island One Dollar of 2008 (KM.211), a rectangular issue struck in Proof Sterling Silver to commemorate the French painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. With full-colour rendering of his painting "Man with Red Scarf" on obverse, and portrait of the artist on reverse.
1.World Coinage $90-100 None
43 Papua New Guinea
5 Kina 2011 Silver Proof, Diamond Jubilee: Sword of State (KM.57), the only Papua coin to feature an obverse portrait of Queen Elizabeth, and quite unusual. Thus
1.World Coinage $65 None
44 A Roman Denarius of Caracalla
A Silver Denarius of the Emperor Caracalla, 198-217 A.D., minted in Rome in 205 A.D. Obverse: Laureate and draped bust of Caracalla facing right, Reverse: Liberalitas standing left, holding abacus and cornucopiae. A nice VF example, with even medium toning over sharp detail
1.World Coinage $80-100 None
45 Romania
50 Bani 1912 of Carol I (KM.41), Choice AU with lustrous grey-gold toning, hints of blue on reverse
1.World Coinage $30 None
46 Russia
Silver Rouble 1899 of Nicholas II (KM.59.1), gFine
1.World Coinage $70 None
47 Russia
Silver rouble 1898 (KM.59.3), gFine
1.World Coinage $60 None
48 Russia WWII Lot
A lot of 40+ Russian coins of varying demonations, Kopek to 20 Kopeks, most dating from the key years of WWII, a few pieces slightly earlier or later. A useful lot, as WWII Russian pieces can be somewhat challenging to find
1.World Coinage $15-20 None
49 Somalia
One Dollar 2007, set of six unique vintage "motorcycle" coins with colour enamelling, all brilliant uncirculated (average size 45x25mm). The first such examples we've encountered! (Lot of 6 coins)
1.World Coinage $75 None
50 South Africa
One Rand 1994 in Proof Sterling Silver (KM.149), scarcer Presidential Inauguration issue for Nelson Mandela. In orginal presentation case of issue (some tape repare to external cardboard box)
1.World Coinage $100 None
51 Spain
Peseta 1882 of Alfonso XII (KM.686), gFine with light even toning
1.World Coinage $30 None
52 Spain
20 Reales 1860 with scarcer 7-pointed Star as mint-mark (KM.609.3), PCGS AU-50 with light even toning. The only example certified by PCGS to date (Krause value: US $450 in EF)
1.World Coinage $350-400 None
53 Sweden
50 Ore 1877-EB (KM.740), pleasant Fine with even toning and bold date/legends
1.World Coinage $50-60 None
54 A trio of Thai Bullet Coinage
Siam 1/4 Baht bullet coin (Ayutthaya, 3.52 grams); together with a pair of 1/8 Bahts, the first P'ra Tao (Rama IV, 1851-68), the second a possible burial piece with punch translation "Shii Tong / Corpse to Share In". All typical Fine for type, all ex.Frank Fesco collection, with his original attributions. Lot of 3 coins
1.World Coinage $40 None
55 United States
One Cent 1857 "Flying Eagle", ICCS EF-40 with pleasant toned surfaces
1.World Coinage $150 None
56 United States
One Cent 1867 "Indian Head", pleasant Fair with nice bold date. A scarce date, with Cat.value of $60 in Good
1.World Coinage $25 None
57 United States
Half Dime 1860 (KM.91), gVF and nicely-toned
1.World Coinage $30 None
58 United States
Five Cents "Buffalo" Five Cents 1913 (mound variety), gFine with attractive medium toning
1.World Coinage $25 None
59 United States
Ten Cents "Mercury" 1921, nicely-toned Good with fully-clear legends and bold date
1.World Coinage $35 None
60 United States
Twenty-five Cents "Standing Liberty" 1919, nice Abt.VF with light even golden toning
1.World Coinage $60 None
61 United States
Fifty Cents "Walking Liberty" 1916-S, Abt.Good with clear legends and bold date
1.World Coinage $65 None
62 United States
Fifty Cents "Walking Liberty" 1916, pleasant Abt.Good with clear legends and bold date
1.World Coinage $35 None
63 United States
1934-S "Peace" Silver Dollar, ANACS certified EF-40 with even medium toning; a pleasant example of this better mint-mark issue
1.World Coinage $160-180 None
64 United States
Silver "Thomas Edison" commemorative Dollar of 2004-P, Proof striking
1.World Coinage $45 None
65 United States Small Cent Lot
A lot of 19 assorted U.S. Small Cents in 2x2's, 1858 to 1943, including a nice 1858 Flying Eagle, 1909-VDB, and UNC 1941, etc. A good starter set, with current Red Book value of $150+
1.World Coinage $60-70 $25
66 United States
Two original partial rolls of BU Red Lincoln Pennies, consisting of 1954 (30 pieces) and 1954-D (29 pieces), housed in separate plastic tube. An excellent dealer or trader lot, with nice cumulative retail value
1.World Coinage $20-30 $10
67 Untited States
A three-piece lot of United States Silver Proof Sets - 1959, 1960 and 1962 - each Penny through Silver Franklin Half Dollar, and housed in original U.S. Mint pliofilm packaging
1.World Coinage $70-80 None
68 Set of 4 "Lincoln's Life" Proof Cents
United States - Set of four 2009-S Lincoln Centennial Cents, consisting of "Birth & Childhood", "Formative Years", "Professional Life", and "Presidency". Each NGC certified Proof-69, Ultra Cameo (Lot of 4 coins)
1.World Coinage $95 None
69 United States Mixed Lot
A mixed lot of 19 United States coins, including some Silver, denominations Three Cents to One Dollar. Includes a nice 1853 Three Cents, UNC 143 Mercury Dime, UNC 1948 Washington Quarter, 1893 Columbian Expo Half, and AU 1942 Waling Liberty Half Dollar, etc. Overall in variable grades Good to UNC, with current Red Book value of approximately $220.
1.World Coinage $100-140 None
70 Vatican City
500 Lire 1963 "Sede Vacante" in Silver (P.75), BU with lovely violet-pink toning
1.World Coinage $30 None
71 Mixed World Lot
An interesting lot of 40 world coins, all in 2x2's, both business-strikes and PL's, and including issues of China, Ethiopia, Ireland, Iran, Madagascar and the Ukraine, etc. A nice lot for the beginning world collector, with Krause value of $200+. Lot of 40 coins (Opening bid of $50)
1.World Coinage $100-120 None
71 Vatican City
10,000 Lire 1996 Holy Year 2000 (KM.270; Baptism in River Jordan), Silver Proof with fine portrait of Pope John Paul II on obverse
1.World Coinage $70-80 None
72 Mixed World Silver Lot
A mixed group of 20 Silver coins, all in 2x2's, with general grades of Fine to UNC. Includes issues of Chile, Austria, Ecuador and Russia, as well as an 1880 Spanish 50 Centimos, etc. With Krause value of $180+. Lot of 20 coins (Opening bid of $60.)
1.World Coinage $120-130 None
72 One Cent 1858
ICCS EF-40
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $250 None
73 One Cent 1859 Narrow 9
ICCS EF-40, Cleaned
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $10 $5
74 One Cent 1859 Narrow 9
ICCS MS-63 Red
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $270 $150
75 One Cent 1859 Wide 9/8
ICCS Fine-15
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $85 None
76 One Cent 1859 Wide 9/8
ICCS AU-50, Corrosion (Cat.$275)
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $180-200 None
77 One Cent 1859 DP N9 Variation
ICCS VF-30; an interesting piece with some distinct doubling at lower-left of top of "9"
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $90 $90
78 One Cent 1859 DP N9 Type 1
ICCS Fine-12
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $400 None
79 One Cent 1886 Obverse 2
ICCS AU-55
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $110 None
80 One Cent 1887
ICCS MS-63 R&B
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $200-230 $120
81 One Cent 1888
ICCS AU-55
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $45 None
82 One Cent 1890H
ICCS MS-64 Red
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $600-650 None
83 One Cent 1891 LDLL, Obverse 3
ICCS MS-60 Brown, Corrosion
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $100-120 None
84 One Cent 1891 SDLL, Obverse 3
ICCS VF-20
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $200 None
85 One Cent 1891 SDSL, Obverse 3
ICCS Fine-12
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $95 None
86 One Cent 1892 Obverse 4
ICCS MS-62 R&B
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $150 None
87 One Cent 1893
ICCS MS-63 Red
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $225 $100
88 One Cent 1894
ICCS MS-62 Trace Red
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $200 $80
89 One Cent 1897
ICCS MS-63 R&B
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $210-230 None
90 One Cent 1898H
ICCS MS-64 Red
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $800 None
91 One Cent 1901
ICCS MS-62 R&B
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $70 None
92 One Cent 1907H
ICCS MS-60 Brown
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $200 None
93 One Cent 1908
ICCS MS-63 Red
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $135 $50
94 One Cent 1910
ICCS MS-62 R&B
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $50 None
95 One Cent 1913
UNC, with nice variable patches of underlying red lustre
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $40 None
96 One Cent 1913
ICCS MS-64 Red
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $180 None
97 One Cent 1916
ICCS MS-64 Red
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $125 None
98 One Cent 1919
ICCS MS-63 R&B
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $50 None
99 One Cent 1923
ICCS MS-60 Brown
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $350 None
100 One Cent 1924
ICCS MS-62 R&B
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $250 None
101 One Cent 1925
ICCS MS-62 R&B
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $400 None
102 One Cent 1935
ICCS MS-64 R&B
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $125-150 None
103 One Cent 1936
ICCS MS-65 Red
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $300 None
104 One Cent 1944
ICCS MS-64 Red, with some lustre and some soft violet hue around top obverse rims
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $75 None
105 One Cent 1949 A off Denticle
ICCS Specimen-64 R&B
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $150 $95
106 One Cent BU Roll Set
A run of six Brilliant Uncirculated One Cent Rolls, one each 1962 to 1967, in screw-top coin tubes. An excellent lot for the Cent enthusiast or trader! Lot of 6 rolls (300 coin)
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $25 None
107 Proof One Cent Lot
A run of ten One Cent coins, 1981-1990, all Proof Strikings and housed in 2x2 holders
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $20-25 None
108 Five Cents 1874H Pointed "4"
ICCS Fine-12
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $75 None
109 Five Cents 1884 Far "4"
ICCS Fine-12
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $300 None
110 Five Cents 1887
nice Fine with bold date/legends, and even medium-dark toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $60 None
111 Five Cents 1899
ICCS AU-58
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $150 None
112 Five Cents 1902
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $115 None
113 Five Cents 1902H Large "H"
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $175 None
114 Five Cents 1902H Small "H"
ICCS AU-55
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $125 None
115 Five Cents 1908
Small "8" variety, gVF with deep even toning and a rim of underlying lustre around rims
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $35 None
116 Five Cents 1909 Round Leaves, Cross/Bow Tie
ICCS AU-55, and a very rare coin in this high circulated grade
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $1,500-1,800 None
117 Five Cents 1910 Pointed Leaves
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $280 None
118 Five Cents 1911
ICCS VF-30
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $12 None
119 Five Cents 1912
ICCS AU-50
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $35 None
120 Five Cents 1913
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $125 None
121 Five Cents 1915
Fine, with medium golden toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $25 $15
122 Five Cents 1917
ICCS AU-55
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $40 None
123 Five Cents 1922
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $150 None
124 Five Cents 1922
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $275 None
125 Five Cents 1925
Sharp Fine-15, and a superior example
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $120 None
126 Five Cents 1925
ICCS AU-50
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $800 None
127 Five Cents 1925
Nice VG, and the ever-popular key date
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $80 None
128 Five Cents 1926 Far "6"
Solid VG, and a key variety in the Nickel series
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $160 None
129 Five Cents 1928
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $150 None
130 Five Cents 1929
ICCS EF-45
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $25 None
131 Five Cents 1930
George V, EF
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $20 None
132 Five Cents 1936
ICCS AU-50
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $35 None
133 Five Cents 1937
ICCS Certified MS-64, NGC certified MS-63; a nice-looking Nickel
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $60 None
134 Five Cents 1939
ICCS MS-65
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $600 None
135 Five Cents 1940
ICCS MS-65
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $750 None
136 Five Cents 1941
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $250 None
137 Five Cents 1942 (Nickel)
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $60 None
138 Five Cents 1946
ICCS Specimen-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $150 $100
139 Five Cents 1948
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $75 None
140 Five Cents 1953 SF FL Mule
ICCS VF-20
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $250 None
141 Five Cents 1955
ICCS PL-65; offered together with 5 Cents 1956 ICCS PL-65; Lot of 2 coins
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $45 $25
142 Five Cent 1962 Doubling of Date
A BU roll of 40 coins, each with notable doubling at bottom of numbers in date. An excellent item for the part-time dealer or trader, with minimum realistic retail value of $200+
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $80-100 None
143 Proof Five Cent Lot
A run of ten Five Cent coins, 1981-1990, all Proof Strikings and housed in 2x2 holders
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $25 None
144 Ten Cents 1858
ICCS VF-30
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $150 None
145 Ten Cents 1871
ICCS EF-40
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $325 None
146 Ten Cents 1889
ICCS Good-6 Bent, a decent example and among the rarest of all Canadian Dimes (Cat.$1,200)
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $600-700 None
147 Ten Cents 1893 Flt. Top "3", Obverse 6
ICCS EF-40, Cleaned (Cat.$450)
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $300-350 None
148 Ten Cents 1899
ICCS AU-50
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $200 None
149 Ten Cents 1900
ICCS EF-40
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $110 None
150 Ten Cents 1901
ICCS VF-30
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $80 None
151 Ten Cents 1902H
ICCS EF-40
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $60 None
152 Ten Cents 1905
ICCS AU-50
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $350 None
153 Ten Cents 1907
ICCS EF-40
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $75 None
154 Ten Cents 1908
ICCS EF-40
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $165 None
155 Ten Cents 1908 8/8
nice Fine, with light golden toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $50 None
156 Ten Cents 1910
ICCS AU-50, with most attractive lustrous grey-gold toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $90 None
157 Ten Cents 1911
ICCS AU-50, with light pink-gold toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $90 None
158 Ten Cents 1911
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $350 None
159 Ten Cents 1911
ICCS MS-65, and scarce in this highest grade
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $600-700 None
160 Ten Cents 1912
ICCS AU-55
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $175 None
161 Ten Cents 1913 Broad Leaves
ICCS VG-8
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $160 $124
162 Ten Cents 1914
ICCS EF-45
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $60 $37
163 Ten Cents 1915
ICCS VF-30, Harshly-Cleaned (Cat.$$110)
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $40-60 None
164 Ten Cents 1916
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $500 None
165 Ten Cents 1921
ICCS AU-55
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $85 None
166 Ten Cents 1928
ICCS AU-58
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $60 $51
167 Ten Cents 1930
ICCS AU-55
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $75 $39
168 Ten Cents 1931
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $275 None
169 Ten Cents 1934
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $800 None
170 Ten Cents 1935
ICCS EF-45, with just a hint of pink-gold toning over satin fields
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $250 None
171 Ten Cents 1935
ICCS AU-55, lightly-toned with nice frosty surfaces
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $250 None
172 Ten Cents 1935
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $1,150 None
173 Ten Cents 1936 Bar
ICCS MS-64, and a scarce piece!
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $900 None
174 Ten Cents 1937
ICCS MS-64, with very nice pink-gold toning, similar in appearance to a Specimen
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $50 $27
175 Ten Cents 1938
ICCS MS-60, with good white lustre and a couple toning spots round rims
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $75 $37
176 Ten Cents 1938
ICCS MS-65
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $800 None
177 Ten Cents 1939
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $180 None
178 Ten Cents 1941
ICCS AU-55
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $40 None
179 Ten Cents 1942
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $130 None
180 Ten Cents 1946
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $80 None
181 Ten Cents 1947
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $135 None
182 Ten Cents 1948
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $200 None
183 Ten Cents 1952
ICCS MS-64 Cameo; light to medium toning with some very nice pink-gold toning, hints of reverse blue and violet
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $40 None
184 Ten Cents 1954
ICCS PL-66 Cameo; a superior example, brilliant and lustrous
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $95 None
185 Ten Cents 1959
ICCS MS-65, with variable light pink-gold toning, and nice underlying lustre
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $30 None
186 Twenty Cents 1858
ICCS VF-30
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $250 None
186 Proof Ten Cent Lot
A run of ten Dimes, 1981-1990, all Proof Strikings and housed in 2x2 holders
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $25 $15
187 Twenty-five Cents 1886
Obverse 5, Short Bough Ends; ICCS VF-20, with pleasant light-to-medium obverse toning, and even darker toning on reverse
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $300-340 None
188 Twenty-five Cents 1889
ICCS VG-8, with gold date and legneds and nice even grey toning; a pleasing, problem-free example of this key-date Victorian Quarter
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $300 None
189 Twenty-five Cents 1893
ICCS Fine-12, with light even grey toning; a most attractive example of this further key-date Quarter
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $450-500 None
190 A Rare Small Crown Quarter
1906 "Small Crown" twenty-five Cents, ICCS certified Abt.Good 3, with circular pattern of scratching near obverse centre. With fully-bold date, and an excellent opportunity to acquire an affordable example of this scarcest of Canadian Quarters (Trends: $1,800 in Good)
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $800-900 None
191 Twenty-five Cents 1909
pleasant Fine, with sharp detail and attractive light even toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $45 $27
192 Twenty-five Cents 1911
ICCS EF-45, with light pink-grey toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $160 $89
193 Twenty-five Cents 1911
ICCS AU-50, with attractive light pink-gold toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $180-200 None
194 Twenty-five Cents 1911
ICCS EF-45
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $160 None
195 Twenty-five Cents 1920
ICCS AU-58, light pink-gold toning over lustrous satin fields
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $150-180 None
196 Twenty-five Cents 1921
ICCS MS-63, and very scarce in this grade
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $3,000-3,500 None
197 Twenty-five Cents 1928
ICCS EF-40
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $60 None
198 Twenty-five Cents 1929
ICCS AU-50
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $100 $47
199 Twenty-five Cents 1930
ICCS EF-40
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $75 None
200 Twenty-five Cents 1931
ICCS AU-55, with a touch of light pink-gold toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $200-230 None
201 Twenty-five Cents 1932
ICCS AU-55
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $200-220 None
202 Twenty-five Cents 1933
ICCS MS-63, with light even toning over white satin fields
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $430-480 None
203 Twenty-five Cents 1933
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $850 None
204 Twenty-five Cents 1934
ICCS EF-45, with quite light pink-gold toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $140 None
205 Twenty-five Cents 1934
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $800 None
206 Twenty-five Cents 1935
ICCS EF-40, lightly-toned in pink-gold
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $100 None
207 Twenty-five Cents 1935
ICCS EF-45, with light pink-gold toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $120 None
208 Twenty-five Cents 1935
ICCS AU-55, with even pink-gold toning and minor patches of discoloration around rim edges
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $140-160 None
209 Twenty-five Cents 1935
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $425 None
210 Twenty-five Cents 1936
ICCS EF-40, Cleaned (Cat.$40)
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $20 None
211 Twenty-five Cents 1939
ICCS MS-65
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $450 None
212 Twenty-five Cents 1940
ICCS MS-65
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $225 None
213 Twenty-five Cents 1943
ICCS MS-65
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $350 None
214 Twenty-five Cents 1944
ICCS MS-63, brilliant with a kiss of light pink toning; a most attractive type-piece
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $70 None
215 Twenty-five Cents 1944
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $135 None
216 Twenty-five Cents 1945
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $115 None
217 Twenty-five Cents 1946
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $175 None
218 Twenty-five Cents 1946
ICCS SP-65; a very scarce Specimen strike and among the 5 or so highest-graded examples
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $900 None
219 Twenty-five Cents 1947
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $120 None
220 Twenty-five Cents 1947 ML
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $75 None
221 A choice '47 Dot Quarter!
Twenty-five Cents 1947 Dot, ICCS MS-63 with light pink-gold toning over lustrous fields; the nicest example of this scarce variety we've handled in some years
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $950-1,000 None
222 Twenty-five Cents 1948
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $260 None
223 Twenty-five Cents 1949
ICCS MS-65
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $450 None
224 Twenty-five Cents 1954
ICCS MS-64 with even golden toning, and an attractive example for the date
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $125-150 None
225 Twenty-five Cents 1965
ICCS MS-65, brilliant with highy-lustrous satin fields
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $40 None
226 Twenty-five Cents 1968 Silver
ICCS MS-65 Heavy Cameo, and a choice example
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $45 None
227 Twenty-five Cents 1968 Silver
ICCS MS-66 Cameo; with a touch of light golden toning, and about as nice as they come
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $75 None
228 A Choice Large Bust Quarter
Twenty-five Cents 1973 "Large Bust", ICCS PL-66 with flawless mirrored fields
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $350-380 None
229 Fifty Cents 1872H Inverted A/V
ICCS AG-3, Cleaned; an affordable example of this classic Victorian variety (Cat.$275 in Good)
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $180-200 None
230 Fifty Cents 1907
ICCS VF-30
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $250-280 None
231 Fifty Cents 1914
ICCS Fine-15
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $180-200 None
232 Fifty Cents 1919
ICCS VF-30, with pleasant light golden toning on reverse, and patchy light to medium obverse toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $80 $37
233 Fifty Cents 1929
ICCS VF-30, with light even toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $100-120 None
234 Fifty Cents 1932
ICCS Fine-12
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $275 None
235 50 Cents 1932
bold VG-10 with even grey toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $180-200 None
236 Fifty Cents 1934
ICCS AU-55, with attractive light even pink-gold toning; a nice George V type-piece
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $700-800 None
237 Fifty Cents 1937
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $100 $51
238 Fifty Cents 1938
ICCS EF-40
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $50 None
239 Fifty Cents 1939
ICCS EF-45
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $45 None
240 Fifty Cents 1943
Far 3, ICCS MS-64 with rich even medium pink-gold toning, and lustrous satin fields; a nice coin!
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $220-250 None
241 Fifty Cents1944 Near "4"
ICCS MS-65, and a challenging coin in this top grade
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $1,100 None
242 Fifty Cents 1946
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $325 None
243 Fifty Cents 1947 Curved Right "7"
ICCS MS-63, and brilliant
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $300 None
244 Fifty Cents 1947 Maple Leaf
ICCS VF-30, with patchy medium toning and hints of violet
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $80 $41
245 Fifty Cents 1947 Maple Leaf S.7
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $500 None
246 Fifty Cents 1947 S.7
ICCS MS-62
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $175 None
247 Fifty Cents 1948
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $500 None
248 Fifty Cents 1949
ICCS MS-62, brilliant with just a hint of light golden toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $90 None
249 Fifty Cents 1949
ICCS MS-65
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $1,100 None
250 Fifty Cents 1953 Small Date
ICCS MS-64, with medium pink-gold toning, slightly darker around obverse rims
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $40 None
251 Fifty Cents 1953 Small Date
ICCS MS-65, with deep medium grey-gold toning; a challenging grade for the date
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $180-200 None
252 Fifty Cents 1967
ICCS MS-65 with rich deep golden toning, nice hints of gunmetal blue around rims; a choice example of this Silver "Howling Wolf" commemorative
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $65 $45
253 Fifty Cents 1982 Small Beads, Type 2
ICCS MS-65
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $250-280 None
254 Fifty Cents 1982 Small Beads, Type 2
ICCS MS-66, and a scarce coin in this grade!
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $450-480 None
255 Fifty Cents 1999-P
Non-circulating Test issue, Brilliant Uncirculated
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $15 None
256 Proof Fifty Cent Lot
A run of ten Fifty Cent coins, 1981-1990, all Proof Strikings and housed in 2x2 holders
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $30-35 None
258 One Dollar 1935
ICCS MS-65, and a nice Jubilee Dollar
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $250 None
259 One Dollar 1935
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $125 None
260 One Dollar 1945
ICCS VF-30
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $235 None
261 Dollar 1945
ICCS AU-50, with pleasant even golden toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $350 None
262 One Dollar 1945
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $1,000 None
263 Dollar 1946
ICCS Fine-12 with light even grey toning; a nice-looking piece for the grade
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $35 None
264 One Dollar 1946
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $450 None
265 One Dollar 1946
ICCS SP-64, with some minor patches of discoloration; a very scarce Specimen striking
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $2,500-3,000 None
266 One Dollar 1946
ICCS Good-4, and a desirable "Low-Ball" example
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $50 None
267 One Dollar 1947 Blunt "7"
EF, once-cleaned, with lightly hairlined surfaces
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $120 None
268 One Dollar 1947 Blunt "7"
ICCS MS-62
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $250 None
269 One Dollar 1947 Blunt "7"
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $500 None
270 One Dollar 1947 Maple Leaf
ICCS EF-45
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $365 None
271 One Dollar 1947 Maple Leaf
ICCS MS-60
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $500 None
272 One Dollar 1950
ICCS MS-65
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $250 None
273 One Dollar 1950 Arnrpior
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $400 None
274 One Dollar 1950 Short Water Lines
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $85 None
275 Dollar 1952 SWL
Short Water Lines, ICCS AU-55, quite lightly-toned
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $50 None
276 One Dollar 1952 No Water Lines
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $150 None
277 One Dollar 1953 Shoulder Fold
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $75 None
278 Dollar 1953 NSF
ICCS MS-64, with rich pink-gold toning and hints of gunmetal blue around obverse rims
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $60-70 None
279 Dollar 1953 NSF
ICCS MS-65, with lovely even pink-gold toning and lustrous satin fields; especially attractive for the date, and a choice example
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $260-300 None
280 One Dollar 1954
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $150 None
281 Dollar 1955 Arnprior
ICCS AU-50
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $70 None
282 One Dollar 1955 Arnprior with obverse Die-Break
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $325 None
283 A Choice Arnprior Dollar
Dollar 1955 Arnprior with obverse die-breaks, ICCS MS-64 with light even pink toning and especially attractive satin fields; among the finest examples we've handled
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $600-650 None
284 Dollar 1956
ICCS MS-64, with light to medium violet-hued toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $350-$380 None
285 Dollar 1956
ICCS MS-63
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $90 None
286 Dollar 1958
ICCS Fair, and a nice Lowball Dollar!
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $35 None
287 Dollar 1958
ICCS MS-64, with light pink-gold toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $65 None
288 Dollar 1958
ICCS MS-65, with impressive golden-pink toning
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $250-300 None
289 Dollar 1958
ICCS MS-65, Brilliant
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $250-300 None
290 Dollar 1959
ICCS MS-64, with deep grey-gold toning and much underlying lustre
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $100-120 None
291 Dollar 1960
ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $100 None
292 A Superior 1963 Dollar
Dollar 1963 ICCS MS-65, with variable light pink-gold toning and good lustre
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $500-600 None
293 Dollar 1965
ICCS Fair, and another swell Lowball Dollar!
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $75 None
294 1965 Silver Dollar Type-Set
An especially Choice 4-piece set of 1965 Canadian Silvers (Types I to IV), housed in custom Capital Plastics holder, clearly selected for quality with the nicest BU/PL examples we have seen in one of these sets
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $80-100 None
295 Dollar 1966
Large Beads, ICCS MS-64 with rich medium violet-gold toning, deeper on obverse, with gunmetal-blue patches around rims; a surprisingly complex example for the date
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $50-60 None
296 Dollar 1966
Large Beads, ICCS MS-65 with hazy medium golden-grey toning over patches of underlying lustre
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $250-300 None
297 Dollar 1970
ICCS PL-66, and a superior example of this Manitoba commemorative
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $50 None
298 Dollar 1974
Charlton # 1974 Rev-005, ICCS MS-64
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $50 None
299 Dollar 1974 Double Yoke
Variety #2, ICCS MS-65 and a top example
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $220-250 None
300 One Dollar 1974 Doubled Yoke
"Winnipeg" Nickel Dollar with distinct Doubled Yoke, Variety 2, UNC
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $60 None
301 A Complete Nickel Dollar Set
A complete 27-coin set of Canadian Nickel Dollars, 1968 to 1987, including challenging varieties such as 1968 Extra Water Line, 1974 Double Yoke, and 1976 Attached Jewel. All housed together in a modern Whitman coin folder with pre-printed coin data, and a thoughtfully-assembled collection!
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $120-140 None
302 Proof Voyageur/Loon Dollar Lot
A run of ten one Dollar Voyageur and Loon Dollars, 1981-1990, all Proof Strikings and housed in 2x2 holders (note: 1987 is the non-circulating Voyageur Dollar). Cumulate catalogue value of $80+
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $50-60 None
303 A Choice Arctic Exploration Dollar
2013 Proof .999 Silver Dollar with selective Gold plating, PCGS Proof-70, and one of only three examples in this highest PCGS grade!
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $120 None
304 A Superb George VI Specimen Set
A 1937 Matte Specimen Set of 6 coins, Cent through Dollar, with fresh original box; each coin ICCS certified SP-66, with the Ten Cent piece graded a stunning SP-67. The single-finest 1937 set we've handled in 30 years of dealing, and very rare this nice.
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $2,200-2,500 None
305 1955 Prooflike Set
A 1955 Prooflike Set in original white Mint card, with nice even toning on Silver and deep red penny
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $400-450 None
306 1956 Prooflike Set
A 1956 Prooflike set in original white Mint card, with just a hint of golden toning on Silver and a nice Red penny
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $220-240 None
307 1958 Proolike Set
An original set of six coins, Cent through Dollar, in original RCM card of issue. Light to medium toning on the Silver, with a nice red Penny
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $160-180 None
308 1959 Prooflike Set
A 1959 Prooflike Set in original white Mint card, with brilliant coinage
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $90 None
309 1960 Prooflike Set
A 1960 Prooflike Set in original white Mint card, with quite lightly-toned Silver
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $75 None
310 A 1967 Centennial Proof Set in Rare Brown Case
A 1967 Centennial Proof Set of 6 coins, Penny through Silver "Canada Goose" Silver Dollar (gold piece has been removed), in very rare milk chocolate-brown leather presentation case, identical in design to the standard black leather issue. Closure has "stage 1" clasp, before difficulties in opening forced the Mint to quickly replace with an easier snap-flap. Although the existance of a brown case is acknowledged in Charlton (as Case #14a), this is the first such example we have seen or heard of in 30 years of dealing. Undoubtedly a prototype or early "VIP" version, and a unique opportunity for collectors of Royal Canadian Mint memorabilia
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $150 None
311 An Eaton Centennial Coin Set
A 1969 Uncirculated Set of business-strike coins, Cent through Voyageur Dollar, housed in a special card and folder by Eatons, in celebration of "A Century of Service to Canadian Shoppers". The first such "Eaton" set we've encounted in many years of dealing
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $10 None
312 A Choice Set of 1970 Specimen Coinage
A six-piece set of 1970 Specimen coinage, each individually certified by ICCS, the Penny grading SP-65 while remaining coins are graded SP-66 (Ultra Heavy Cameo designation on the Five Cents, Heavy Cameo on the Dollar). These Specimen strikings were produced mainly for the historic China trip of Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, and were housed in special black RCM boxes (NOT included with this lot). Lot of 6 ICCS coins
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $400-450 None
313 1985 Experimental Packaging Set
A 1985 Prooflike Set from the Royal Canadian Mint, in rigid experimental packaging (rather than the usual soft pliofilm), not adopted in the end, and distributed only in Europe.
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $30 None
314 A Special "C.N.A." Edition Proof Set
A 1998 Proof Set of 7 coins, Cent through commemorative RCMP Silver Dollar, limited C.N.A. edition from the Edmonton convention, with special interior insert leaf with gold imprinting. One of only 200 such sets with this commemorative packaging, and including a Royal Canadian Mint 90th anniversary First-Day-Cover
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $80-100 None
315 An Interesting Mint Employee Presentation Set
A custom 4-piece set of coins, as follows: 2009 Silver 1 oz Maple Leaf; BU 2010 Olympic Inukshuk Dollar; 2009 Twenty-five Dollar Silver Olympic Proof (multi-sport); together with a 2009 BU Fiji Fifty Cents. All housed together in an attractive maple-wood presentation case, with personalized letter from Mint management. Presented to mark their $2 Billion sales year of 2009, and designed to represent all four production lines of the Royal Canadian Mint.
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $80-120 $41
316 A 1988 Corporate Proof Set
A 1988 Canadian Proof Set of seven coins, Cent through Saint Maurice Silver Dollar, house in black leather case of issue but with "1988 Eagle Premier" imprinted in Silver on inner red satin cover lining. With certificates from both the Royal Canadian Mint and Chrysler Canada, and one of a very few special-imprinted runs for corporate customer promo-purposes
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $40 None
317 Vancouver Olympics $25 Set
A 4-piece deluxe set of Twenty-five Dollar Vancouver Olympic coins in Proof Sterling Silver, consisting of: Curling, Biathlon, Hockey and Cross-Country Skiing; housed together in plexi frame and nice Royal Canadian Mint presentation box. (Original issue price: $280)
2.Canadian Decimal Coinage $160-180 None
318 Newfoundland
One Cent 1920C, ICCS MS-65 Red with lustrous copper-red patina and nice satin fields. Tied for the single-finest example certified by ICCS to date,
3.Newfoundland Coinage $3,000-3,200 None
319 Newfoundland
One Cent 1936, ICCS MS-64 Red & Brown with some nice even original lustre
3.Newfoundland Coinage $180 None
320 Five Cents 1919-C
ICCS AU-58, an a scarce piece in higher grades
3.Newfoundland Coinage $900-1,100 None
321 10 Cents 1903
Edward VII, nice Fine with light violet-pink toning
3.Newfoundland Coinage $35 None
322 A nice Newfoundland Silver Lot
A nice group of twenty Newfoundland Silver coins, all in 2x2's, consisting of: Five Cents Silver X 2, Ten Cents X 4, Twenty/Twenty-five Cents X 4, and Fifty Cents X 10 (six of which are Victorian). A nice collectible lot with no culls (with the exception of a single scratched Twenty Cents), and approximate retail value of $300. Lot of 20 coins (Opening bid of $100)
3.Newfoundland Coinage $180-200 $107
323 New Brunswick 20 Cents 1862
ICCS VF-20
3.Newfoundland Coinage $175 None
324 A Well-Travelled Dominion Bank Counterfeit
A Dominion Bank Four Dollar note of 1871, contemporary counterfeit with a 20 Reichspfennig German revenue stamp dated December 8, 1930. The note bears the notation "Counterfeit" three times on front in red ink, as well as a written reference to Baden, Germany, where this note was presumably first negotiated. The fascinating piece reached its final destination in the hands of the Dominion Bank manager on Toronto Island in the early 1930's, whose used to travel back to the mainland at the end of each business day with a seven-shot pistol in his vest pocket, in the secure company of the ferry captain's wheelhouse. A pleasant note with nice detail, although technically very rough with missing pieces and held together wth tape, etc. Nothwithstanding it's "illegitimate" status, a fascinating piece of Dominion Bank history.
4.Canadian Banknotes $80-100 $41
325 Benjamin Smith, St. John
A pair of Benjamin Smith merchant scrip notes of St. John, New Brunswick, both 1835 issue, as follows: 5 Shillings, abt.VG, together with 10 Shillings Good; both with typical "S" punch cancels (Lot of 2 notes)
4.Canadian Banknotes $50-60 $41
326 Banque D'Hochelaga
A lovely 67x62mm die Proof of the "Canada" vignette, used on the 1917 Ten Dollar banknote issue of the Banque D'Hochelaga. On 15x23cm cardstock of the American Banknote Company, and hand-signed in lead by engraver George Lambert
4.Canadian Banknotes $75-100 None
327 Bank of Nova Scotia
Ten Dollars 1935 (Ch.550-36-04), gVF with multiple tiny pin-pricks throughout; a nice-looking note (Cat.$160)
4.Canadian Banknotes $90 $41
328 Bank of Nova Scotia
Five Dollars 1924 (550-32-02), serial #630804, BCS certified VG-10, with notations "Hole, Minor Tears"; a nice-looking note, with no clear indication of the impairments referenced (Cat.$300)
4.Canadian Banknotes $200-240 None
329 A nice "Shinplaster" Pair
A consecutive pair of 1923 Twenty-five Cent "Shinplaster" notes, Campbell-Clark signatures (DC-24d), with consecutive serial numbers #636233/34; fresh VF-30 and EF respectively, with a single pair of identical small staple-holes to left of serial numbers. A nice display pair, and somewhat scarce
4.Canadian Banknotes $75 $51
330 One Dollar 1923
Campbell-Clark, Black Seal (DC-25o), Serial #F1118721, nice VF
4.Canadian Banknotes $200 None
331 Two Dollars 1923
Campbell-Clark, Black Seal (DC-26l), Serial #X-408063, Fine
4.Canadian Banknotes $120 $61
332 Five Dollars 1924
An attractive and original "Queen Mary" Five Dollar note (DC-27), serial #A018348, pleasant Fine-15 and a genuinely rare note, only the 5th example we've handled in 30 years of dealing
4.Canadian Banknotes $6,500-7,000 None
333 One Dollar 1935
English issue (BC-1), Serial #A0523741, BCS Certified EF-45, "holes"; a clean and fresh-looking note, with small group of punctures in upper-left corner that while subltly visible on back, are visible on front only with close inspection (Cat.$300)
4.Canadian Banknotes $180-200 None
334 Two Dollars 1935, Queen Mary
English issue (BC-3), Serial #A1991968, BCS Certified VF-30 (Cat.$480)
4.Canadian Banknotes $350-400 None
335 Two Dollars 1935, Queen Mary
French issue (BC-4), Serial #F804551, BCS Certified VF-20 "Internal Tear". A solid note - even under 5 X magnification, we are unable to locate the fault indicated (Cat.$950)
4.Canadian Banknotes $600-650 None
336 Five Dollars 1935, Prince of Wales
English issue (BC-5), Serial #A1334593, BCS Certified VF-35; a handsome note!
4.Canadian Banknotes $600-650 None
337 Five Dollars 1935, Prince of Wales
English issue (BC-5), Serial #A13334446, BCS Certified VF-30 (Cat.$650)
4.Canadian Banknotes $500-600 None
338 Five Dollars 1935, Prince of Wales
English issue (BC-5), Serial #A1368742, BCS Certified VF-20
4.Canadian Banknotes $400-450 None
339 Five Dollars 1935, Prince of Wales
French issue (BC-6), Serial #F431200, BCS Certified VF-35 and a scarce note in this nice collectible grade (Cat.$1,600.)
4.Canadian Banknotes $1,400-1,500 None
340 Five Dollars 1935, Prince of Wales
French issue (BC-6), Serial #F431039, BCS Certified VF-25. A decent note, with somewhat darkened front (Cat.$1,000)
4.Canadian Banknotes $750-850 None
341 Ten Dollars 1935, Princess Mary
English issue (BC-7), Serial #A1041853, BCS Certified Fine-15 (Cat.$400)
4.Canadian Banknotes $300-350 None
342 Ten Dollars 1935, Princess Mary
French issue (BC-8), Serial #F004008, BCS Certified VG-8 with minor lead lettering to right of portrait, a pair of small pin-holes in hair and under left serial number, and quite minor red stain on upper-right vertical margin on back. Overall a decent VG example of this very tough French note (Cat.$225)
4.Canadian Banknotes $150 None
343 Ten Dollars 1935, Princess Mary
French issue (BC-8), Serial #F246941, BCS Certified VF-20 and a very pleasant note
4.Canadian Banknotes $850-900 None
344 Twenty Dollars 1935, Princess Elizabeth
English Issue (BC-9b), Serial #A223683, BCS Certified VF-25 with a "Soiling" notation, referring to even darkening of outside margins on back; front shows nice pink colouring - overall a pleasant and solid note, one of the most sought-after of all Bank of Canada issues
4.Canadian Banknotes $1,800-2,000 None
345 Twenty Dollars 1935, Princess Elizabeth
English issue (BC-9b), Serial #A248743, BCS Certified Fine-18 with minor darkening of back outside borders, and a tiny hidden tear at to center margin that does not extend into design. A quite nice looking example of this classic Bank of Canada note (Cat.$1,400+)
4.Canadian Banknotes $900-1,100 None
346 One Dollar 1954 Devil's Face
Beattie-Coyne (BC-29b) Serial #R/A8908457, nice fresh VF/EF
4.Canadian Banknotes $30 $16
347 Two Dollar 1954 Devil's Face
Coyne-Tower (BC-30a) Serial #A/B0008648, fresh VF/EF
4.Canadian Banknotes $95 None
348 A Low-Number Dollar
One Dollar 1954 Beattie-Rasminsky (BC-37b), with low serial #M/Y0000070. Graded Fine, and an affordable example, thus
4.Canadian Banknotes $25 $18
349 Two Dollars 1954 S/R Test Note
Beattie-Rasminsky (BC-38bT), Serial #S/R2042855, printed with 25% Cotton Linters (Test #21, as per our research paper to be released this summer); BCS Certified AU-50
4.Canadian Banknotes $400 None
350 Two Dollars 1954 S/R Test Note
Beattie-Rasminsy (BC-38bT), Serial #S/R2057988, printed with 25% Cotton Linters (Test #21, as per our research paper to be released this summer); BCS Certified UNC-60
4.Canadian Banknotes $600 None
352 Two Dollars 1954 S/R Test Note
Lawson-Bouey (BC-38dT), Serial #S/R2771232, printed on Fourdrinier Paper made by Portals Ltd. (Test #26, as per our research paper to be released this summer), BCS Certified EF-45
4.Canadian Banknotes $225 None
353 Two Dollars 1954 S/R Test Note
Lawson-Bouey (BC-38dT), Serial #S/R2833060, printed on Fourdrinier Paper made by Portals Ltd. (Test #26, as per our research paper to be released this summer, BCS Certified AU-58 with reference to "Minor Stain" that we simply not detect on this fresh white note
4.Canadian Banknotes $300 None
354 An Consecutive Pair of UNC Test Notes!
Lawson-Bouey (BC-38dT), Serial #S/R2834302-03, printed on Fourdrinier Paper made by Portals Ltd., a consecutive pair of two notes, both BCS Certified UNC-60 (Cat.$1,000). A scare opportunity for the consecutive pair collector
4.Canadian Banknotes $800-1,000 None
355 An Artist-Signed Baffin Island Note
Two Dollar 1973 Lawson-Bouey (BC-47a) #BN8600015, neatly hand-signed on back by Gordon Yore, engraver of the famous inuit hunting scene. UNC, and a neat piece acquired directly from a retired Bank of Canada employee
4.Canadian Banknotes $25 None
356 An Error Centennial Note
A 1967 Centennial One Dollar note, serial #F/P9245910, notable cutting error with a full 1/4" of additional paper at left vertial margin, resulting in 3mm of imprinting from the left adjacent note. Decent VF, though with unfortunate patches of light staining throughout.
4.Canadian Banknotes $30-40 $37
357 Two Dollars 1974 RS Test Note
Lawson-Bouey (BC-47aT), Serial #RS1823959, BCS Certified UNC-60. A nice example of scarcer test note, with Inuit hunting scene on back
4.Canadian Banknotes $600 None
358 Two Dollars 1974 RS Test Note
Lawson-Bouey (BC-47aT), Serial #RS2104675, BCS Certified UNC-62. A nice fresh Test Note.
4.Canadian Banknotes $650 None
359 Five & Ten Dollar Matched Pairs
A pair of Five Dollar Knight-Dodge banknotes, one each 1986 and 2001, though with identical serial numbers ANU6964735; offered together with a similar pair of Knight-Thiessen Ten Dollar notes, issues 1989 and 2000, also with identical serial numbers BEH6485437. Total of 4 notes, all UNC and housed in individual plexi holders
4.Canadian Banknotes $80 None
360 A Scare Pair of Canadian Tire Note Proofs
A 1972 Fifty Cent Canadian Tire note with back in brown ink, printed by British American Bank Note Company with no serial numbers or denomination on front; EF, with two vertical folds barely visible on front. Together with a reverse Proof in black ink of a 1961 note also by British Amercian Bank Note, with scroll-work to left and right of center logo an text, "Tested Proven Products". Slightly trimmed-down to 6x13cm, and blank on back. A scarce pair for the Canadian Tire specialist.
4.Canadian Banknotes $75-100 None
361 Australia
Five Pounds (1960-65) P.35 Sir John Franklin, #TC/56-625436, Abt.VF
5.World Banknotes $120 None
362 Barbados
10 Dollars (1973) P.33 Charles Duncan O'Neal, #C3335199, UNC
5.World Banknotes $90 None
362 A fine collection of mounted Austrian Notgeld
A collection of over 140 indvidual Austrian notgeld notes circa World War I (municipal emergency issues, etc.), all artistically-mounted on several large 41x63cm pages, organized by Province/issuer, with a single stamp hinge on the back of each note. A very nicely-presented collection, with some good diversity
5.World Banknotes $150-200 $143
363 Congo
20 Francs 1962 (P.4), serial #EA628126, EF and an attractive note
5.World Banknotes $25 None
364 Cyprus
250 Mil 1968 (P.41a) #D/17-080261, bright EF
5.World Banknotes $50-60 None
365 East Caribbean Territories
Five Dollars (1965) P.14g, #D1-154179, EF
5.World Banknotes $30-40 None
366 East Caribbean Territories
Twenty Dollars (1965) P.15 Variety II, #A5-003278, Fine
5.World Banknotes $35-40 None
367 Ecuador
20 Sucres 1940's to 1950's(?), a seemingly unissued back Plate Proof, presumably by American Banknote Company (overall dimensions 22.5x14cm), EF-AU with minor ripples throughout blank margins
5.World Banknotes $100-$150 None
368 Ecuador
20 Sucres face Plate Proof 1930's to 1940's in black ink by Quayle & Son, New York; overall dimensions of 24x11cm, both handsome and scarce
5.World Banknotes $200-250 None
369 El Salvador
5 Colones c.1968-70 (P.92) Columbus, a uniface back Plate Proof on standard paper, presumably by United States Banknote Corporation
5.World Banknotes $100-150 None
370 Germany
Five Mark 1948 (P.13e) #12U942218, Fine
5.World Banknotes $70-80 None
371 Germany: Weimar Republic
100,000 Marks 1923 issue, an original bank-wrapped bundle of 20 notes, formerly the property of the same family who purchased them in Berlin 95 years ago! Average AU-UNC, and an interesting piece of hyper-inflation memorabilia with large cumulative catalogue value of $300+. Lot of 20 banknotes
5.World Banknotes $75 None
372 A Scarce India "No 1" Note
India 10 Rupees 2015 "Mahatma Gandhi", with serial #000001. UNC, and a very desirable note
5.World Banknotes $100-150 None
373 Ireland
Ten Shillings 1968 (P.63a), UNC
5.World Banknotes $80-100 None
374 Isle of Man
One Pound (1961) P.25a with prefix, #A429529, EF with a very regal portrait of Queen Elizabeth
5.World Banknotes $75 None
375 Laos
50 Kip 1957 (P.5) Logger on Elephant, Security Banknote Company (U.S.), a uniface back Plate Proof on heavy paper (overall dimensions 17x11.5 cm)
5.World Banknotes $100-150 None
376 Latvia
10 Latu 1940 (P.29e) #DD009736, VF
5.World Banknotes $40-50 None
377 Malta
A Specimen Set of 3 notes, One Pound to Ten Pounds, each with common serial#005394, and unique Maltese Cross prefix, "SPECIMEN" overprint. UNC
5.World Banknotes $120-140 None
378 A Scarce Mexico Revolutionary Note
Mexico Revolution, a One Peso Oro note of La Tesoreria General Del Estado (Yucatan) 1919, P.S1135 but front Plate Proof I in black ink with blank back and evidence of corners/edges having been affixed into a sample album. Overall about Fine, formerly in the estate of an early 20th century master banknote engraver. Of significant possible scarcity
5.World Banknotes $60-70 None
379 Mexico
5 Pesos 1933 (P.21e) #A287717, Fine and a very pleasant design
5.World Banknotes $30-35 None
380 Netherlands
10 Gulden 1945 (P.75a) Willem I, #2AG343637, fine with nice blue colour on front
5.World Banknotes $20 None
381 Nigeria
5 Shillings (1968) P.10a, #A99-125310, fresh EF
5.World Banknotes $40 None
382 Portugal
1,000 Escudos 1967 (P.172b) #NRQ079433, gVF and a most attractive issue
5.World Banknotes $50-60 None
383 Portugal
1,000 Escudos 1982 (P.175e) #1 BZ 15937, gEF
5.World Banknotes $35 None
384 Portugal
50 Escudos 1960 (P.164) #VM07581, gFine with nice colour
5.World Banknotes $40-45 None
385 Portugal
500 Escudos 1966 (P.170a) #HQM17492, VF
5.World Banknotes $40-45 None
386 Republic of China
50,000 Customs Gold Units 1948 (P.369A), a uniface back Plate Proof on heavy paper by the Security Banknote Company (overall dimensions 22x12cm). A very scarce Proof of this never-issued banknote
5.World Banknotes $250-300 None
387 Rwanda-Burundi
500 Francs 1960 (P.6) of Rwanda-Burundi, with Black Rhinocerous at center. PCGS certifed VF-30, with a group of subtle pin-holes around front upper-left corner. A pleasant example of the rare note, with Pick value of about $2,000
5.World Banknotes $1,000-1,200 None
388 Rwanda-Burundi
1,000 Francs 1960 (P.7) of Rwanda-Burundi, with Zebra at right. PCGS certified VF-20, with a group of subtle pin-holes around front upper-right corner. Another very scarce African note, with Pick value of about $1,500
5.World Banknotes $1,000-1,200 None
389 South Vietnam
10 Dong 1962 (P.5) by Security Banknote Company (U.S.), a uniface front Plate Proof on standard paper (overall dimensions: 20.5x13.5 cm)
5.World Banknotes $150-200 None
390 Sudan
25 Piastres 1956 (P.1B) by American Banknote Company, a uniface front Plate Proof on paper (overall dimensions 20x11.5 cm)
5.World Banknotes $150-200 None
391 Sudan
50 Piastres 1956 (P.2B) American Banknote Company, a uniface front Plate Proof on heavy paper (overall dimenions 18.5x12.5 cm). An attractive piece, and very scarce
5.World Banknotes $300-350 None
392 Yemen: South Arabian Currency Authority
500 Mills (1965) P.2a, #M186233, Fine with "47" inked over white watermark disk on front; an inexpensive though challenging note to find
5.World Banknotes $15 None
393 A Set of Post Cereal Banknotes
A group of 17 world banknotes, 12 different with some duplication, each still sealed in original cellphane with info card from General Foods/Post Cereal. Countries include Indonesia, Bulgaria, Lebanon and Laos - all part of a 1970's promotion that saw the notes randomly inserted into boxes of breakfast cereal. All common notes, but now seldom-encountered in their sealed envelopes, and an interesting currency-related marketing collectible
5.World Banknotes $15-20 None
393 1953 Coronation Medal
An official 32mm round Coronation Medal in Silver of Elizabeth II, 1953, lightly-toned with original ribbon and clasp
6.Medals & Tokens $75 None
394 1977 Ontario Jubilee Medals in Silver
A two-piece set of the Province of Ontario Medals for the 1977 Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth, scarcer one ounce .999 Silver striings by the Interbranch International Mint. One each in English and French, edge-numbered C00687. Nicely-toned with gun-metal-blue hues, housed together in original plush presentaion case with certificate
6.Medals & Tokens $60-80 $41
395 A "150" Counterstamped Centennial Silver Dollar
A brilliant uncirculated 1967 Centennial Silver "Goose" Dollar, with several reverse counter-punches in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday in 2017. Punches include "2017" to right of existing date of 1967, "50th Ann." below "Dollar" at top, and the Freemasonry 300th anniversary logo under neck of Goose, etc. A privately counter-stamped issue faciliatated by one of our Eastern colleagues, that we understand to be quite popular among collectors
6.Medals & Tokens $30-40 $33
396 A "Land, Sea & Air" Medal Trio
A three-piece set of commemorative medals, as follows: a 32mm Union Pacific "lucky piece" of 1934, made from sample aluminum from the new Union Pacific Train, as built by Pullman Car & Mfg. Corp (Aluminum Company of America referenced at bottom, in BU condition; a 36mm copper bicenntennial medal of the Halifax Dock Yard in 1959, home to Canada's Atlantic Fleet; in AU condition; together with a 32mm brass "Lucky Lindbergh" coin of 1927, commemorating the first non-stop flight form New York to Paris; VF, with a couple minor scratches above portrait. Lot of 3 medals/tokens
6.Medals & Tokens $20 None
397 A Mickey's Holiday Treasures Silver Round
A 39mm, one ounce .999 Silver Round, with Mickey Mouse and family celebrating "Merry Christmas" on obverse (date of 1990), and Scrooge McDuck counting his piles of coins on reverse, "Have a Prosperous New Year" around rim above (with date of 1991). Struck in a frosted Proof finish, and housed in a plush Walt Disney-labelled box with small numbered booklet (#2665 of 5,000).
6.Medals & Tokens $35-45 None
398 A 1914-18 War Medal to a Fallen Canadian at Vimy
A 1914-18 War Medal to Private Emeril Ille Barkley of the Canadian Infantry, Eastern Ontario Regiment, killed in action at Vimy Ridge. Born in Winchester, Ontario, Private Barkley was among more than 1,523 Canadians to fall on the single day of May 4, 1917. An attractive medal, nicely-toned (without ribbon)
6.Medals & Tokens $60-80 $60
399 A 1914-18 War Medal to an Ottawa Veteran
A 1914-18 Silver War Medal with top of suspension clasp removed, edge-impressed "507552 SPR. P. FOLEY C.E.". Erin Percy Foley was born in Metcalfe, Ontario, and was a resident of Ottawa when he signed up with the Canadian Expeditionary Force. Medal remains a pleasant VF/EF, lightly-toned
6.Medals & Tokens $20-30 None
400 A 1914-18 War Medal To Captain A. Ladenberg
A 1914-18 Silver War Medal with suspension clasp removed, edge impressed "CAPT. A. LADENBURG". Remains a pleasant VF medal, worthy of further research on the recipient
6.Medals & Tokens $15-20 $17
401 A 1914-1918 War Medal to Lieutenant G. Foster, likely of New Brunswick Artillery
A Silver 1914-1918 War Medal, clasp-removed with light edge-nicks and bruising, impressed - perhaps unofficially - to "LIEUT. G.C.L. Foster". A "G.C.L. Foster" is referenced in the book "Loyal Gunners - 3rd Field Artillery Regiment", and is almost certainly the same officer.
6.Medals & Tokens $15 $15
402 A 1939 Royal Visit Medallion pair
A pair of 1939 Royal Visit official commemorative medals, 30mm Bronze and 32mm Sterling Silver, each still housed in original small Royal Canadian Mint boxes of issue. Both Uncirculated, with map of Royal Train journey on obverse, and portraits of King George VI an Elizabeth on reverse. Lot of 2 medals
6.Medals & Tokens $25-30 None
403 A Bank of India 50th Anniversary Medal
A 38mm medal in gold-plated Silver, issued in 1956 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Bank of India. An interesting piece, with lightly-hairlined surfaces
6.Medals & Tokens $25-35 None
404 A Beer, Hotel & Tramway Token trio
A 30mm brass "Spinner" Token form the Hotel Central Zurich (Switzerland), "You Pay" with arrow on reverse, text with seagull above on obverse; a 22mm 1 1/2 Pence token from the Birmingham Tramways Corporation, in green plastic, 1914-1919; together with a 23mm uniface brass "Gut Fur 1 Glas Bier" token (good for 1 glass of beer), likely also WWI era. Lot of three diverse tokens
6.Medals & Tokens $15-20 None
405 A Boston 250th Anniversary Medal
A 35mm uniface brass medallion, struck to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the City of Boston in 1880. With two small rings attached at top left and right rim, likely for original ribbon suspension; nice EF, with interesting early cityscape at center. Offered together with a 34mm bronze(?) International Harvester Company/McCormick's Reaper medal of 1931, with shallow ring attached to upper ring for use as a watch fob. Lot of 2 medals
6.Medals & Tokens $20 None
406 A Canadian & Belgian Trio to an RCAF Pilot
A three piece set of WWII medals to Flight Lieutenant Gerald Frederick Maffre (Outremont, Quebec), as follsows: Canadian Air Crew Europe and 1939-45 Stars, in original A.C.E. box with fresh ribbons; together with a Belgium Croix de Guerre with Palm. Also includes a 2nd Canadian Division "Lest We Forget" lapel badge, together with an Imperial Munitions Government Inspector pin. Flight Lieuteant Maffre was killed in action on April 28, 1944 after the Halifax Bomber he was piloting was shot down by a night fighter near Maastricht. Note: as with most WWII medals, provenance can only be determined through ownership and family history. In this case, both boxes are attributed on their outside bottom lids to Maffre. (Lot of 5 pieces)
6.Medals & Tokens $325-350 None
407 A Canadian Engelhard Silver Wafer
A one-ounce .999 Silver wafer from Engelhard Industries of Canada Ltd., with serial #161625. Near Uncirculated, lightly-toned
6.Medals & Tokens $30-40 None
408 A Canadian Forces Overseas Golf Medal
An attractive 32mm, 20 gram silver "Canadian Forces Overseas" medal, awarded to Lieutenant R.B.W. Pyke as 2nd Canadian Corps Champions, England 1943. With everse image of a golfer in swing, and attractive obverse image of a beaver sitting atop a plaque (admittedly, the scariest beaver we have ever seen, seemingly with the head of a beast). EF or so, and a nice Canadian WWII piece
6.Medals & Tokens $25 $25
409 A Canadian Tire Token Original Roll
An original mint-wrapped roll of 25 pieces, limited edition Canadian Tire 2010 One Dollar "Cash Bonus" tokens, all Brilliant Uncirculated
6.Medals & Tokens $40-50 None
410 A Canadian WWII Medal Trio
A three-piece set of World War service medals, as follows: Canadian Volunteer Service Medal (CVSM), the Defence Medal, together with a 1939-45 War Medal. All with original ribbons, the medals lightly-toned with hairlined surfaces from a buffing
6.Medals & Tokens $75 None
411 A Carlton Place Royal Black Knights Token
A 33mm copper Royal Black Knights "Penny" Token", issued for the Carlton Place, Ontario, preceptory No.839. A nice example with some scattered lustre
6.Medals & Tokens $20 None
412 A Centennial Medal & C.D. Pair
An original 1967 Centennial medal in Silver, nicely-toned with ribbon and box; offered together with a Canadian Decoration ("C.D.") for service, awared to "CPL R.D. HAW".
6.Medals & Tokens $125-150 None
413 A Choice British Columbia Gold Token
Jacoby Brothers Jewelers Souvenir "Half Dollar" Token in 9K Gold, dated 1921 with Ronald Greene reference #210 per his excellent research paper of the early 1990's on Canadian Gold Jewellers Pieces. PCGS certified MS-64, and the only example they have certified to date in any grade. Note: the holder erroneously references "Brass", while the piece is actually marked "9K". A delightful and scarce piece of Canadiana
6.Medals & Tokens $250-300 $250
414 A Cobalt Round and "Black Friday" Medal
A 40mm, 45.6 gram Cobalt 60th Anniversary medal of 1963 in .999 Silver, commemorating the "Richest Silver Camp in the World", pleasant EF with clear with evident light handling. Offered together with a poignant 38mm aluminum "Black Friday" medal of October 13th, 1967, acknowledging Canada's Centennial while also noting the day "Hawker Siddley Announced it would Close the Sydney Steelworks" in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Lot of two medals
6.Medals & Tokens $40-50 $27
415 A Complete Reference Set of Lake Havasu London Bridge Medals
A complete sixty-three piece set of Havasu-London Bridge commemorative medals, including 40 pieces in small custom album prepared by the designer of the medals (1971-2003), in all issued metals including Pewter, Bronze, Copper and Nickel Silver, together with a dozen or so additional unrelated medals. A most interesting set of medals issued by the Rotary Club, all with common theme of the London Bridge - first constructed in England in 1825, eventually sold at auction to an American who faithfully reconstructed the bridge at Lake Havasu City, Arizona, after a remarkable journey through the Panama Canal, and then by truck from Long Beach California to Arizona. The bridge was rededicated in 1971, and the first "London Bridge Rotary Club Dollar" Token issued late that following year. A most interesting set, and very challenging to assemble complete. (Current Net retail/book value: US$2,300)
6.Medals & Tokens $1,000-1,200 None
416 A delightful group of 19th Century Silver English Agricultural Medals
An impressive group of English Agricultural award medals in Silver, as follows: The Sir Edward Colebrooke Bart Medal, 57mm, 94.6 grams, unawarded with nice high-relief pair of cows on ront; a 52mm, 46.8 gram engraved text medal in fancy suspension frame, "Presented by Jos. Buchanan & Son / To The Cadder Agricultural Society For the Best ...."; 59mm, 38.5 gram engraved text medal in fancy supension frame, "Given by Mess'rs Muirhead & Arthur Jewellers / 80 Argyle St. Glasgow / For the Best Milk Cow / Bishopbriggs 2nd June 1864, obverse: "Cadder District Agricultural Society"; 52mm, 38.3 gram engraved text medal, loose in suspension frame, "Chryston and Cadder Agricultural Society First Prize for Junior Ploughmen", Obverse: Gained by Alex. Gilchrist at Lumloch / 31st January 1854"; 63mm, 81.5 gram medal, reverse engraved: "Presented by John Black Esq. / Fern Bank / To the Cadder District / Agricultural Society / As A First Prize / For the Best Two Year Old Bull", added high-relieve bull on revese, and engraved date of 10th June, 1858; together with a 66mm, 79 gram engraved medal in fancy suspension frame, "To the Chryston Agricultural Society / Presented by Dr. Jeffray of Heathfield / 1860", Reverse: "1st Prize for Best Bull under 4 Years" small hand-engraved image of bull at center. An impressive group of Victorian-era medals, all in varying states of toning with evidence of perhaps an improper early cleaning. With a bit of careful restoration, this could be a stunning display group
6.Medals & Tokens $500-600 None
417 A Desirable "Beaver Preserve" Token
A 35mm brass "Canada Beaver Preserve" Token, issued by the Quebec government in the 1930's for the First Nations Beaver Conservation program, and based on a proposal by James Watt, post manager for the Hudson's Bay Cornpany at Rupert House. A nice sharp example with as-struck Beaver side, and minor discolouration of obverse
6.Medals & Tokens $100-120 None
418 A Desirable WWI Cyclist Cap Badge
A 46x46mm pin-on cap badge of the 4th Divisional Cyclist Company, made by Bailey and somewhat Silver in appearance which may suggest a very scarce Officer's issue. Offered together with a later with a 65mm wide pin on RCAF wings, in metal. Lot of two items
6.Medals & Tokens $50-100 None
419 A Devins & Bolton Token
A United States large Cent of the 1840's-50's, counter-stamped on obverse by Devins & Bolton Chemists/Druggists of Montreal. With unusual ring of small round punches around circumference that would not have been part of the D&B dies.
6.Medals & Tokens $30-40 None
420 A Devins & Bolton Token
An 1852 Quebec Bank Half Penny Token, with Devins & Bolton / Montreal counter-stamp over reverse. With a prominent hole near rim, and a fairly obliterated obverse except for clear text around rims. Offered together with an early George III Half Penny, heavily-worn though with "J. Morri" punched into portrait. Lot of two tokens
6.Medals & Tokens $20-30 None
421 A Fenian Raid Medal to a member of the 18th Prescott Battalion
A Canadian General Service Medal, awarded to Eben Stephens of the 18th (Prescott) Battalion, for service during the Fenian Raid of 1870. Edge-impressed "Pte. E. Stephens 18 th Bn.". Medal is a pleasant gVF, though note that upper clasp has been removed, leaving only the medal and mount base at top of the piece. A nice-looking piece that could be effectively restored
6.Medals & Tokens $150-200 None
422 A fine English Enamelled Crown
Great Britain, an 1820 silver Crown of George III, with abt.VG obverse and lovely traditional coloured enamelling of the reverse St. George and the Dragon motif. Swivel-mounted in a custom studded Silver bezel (pinned at left and right, so that the coin can flip in-mount from front to back), and a lovely example of this classic English coincraft
6.Medals & Tokens $95 None
423 A Fine Ottawa Loyal Orange Lodge Pair
An especially nice pair of 1920's medals of the L.O.L. No.85 Lodge in Merivale (Ottawa), as follows: a 19.5x6cm (with suspension ribbon) large gilted brass star with crossed gavels, engraved on reverse "G.DAVIDSON / 1927-28" ; together with a 15x6cm fancy 7-pointed star (King William on horseback, at center), blank back, with printed red ribbon "L.O.L. / No.85 / MERIVALE"; medal is Sterling in appearance, but does not test as such. Accompied by a 40x44mm brass St.John Ambulance cross/medal, back engraved "DOC 3100 / SARAHA CHISHOLM (without ribbon). Lot of 3 items
6.Medals & Tokens $50-60 None
424 A Francis Mullins Token
A Francis Mullins & Son Half Penny token of Montreal (BR.563, LC-17A1), Fine but with notable pitting and vertigres. An affordable example of this popular Token
6.Medals & Tokens $20-30 None
425 A French Hotel Des Invalides Medal
A large 70mm bronze medal of the Paris Mint (1980), issued for presentation by the French Army Chief of Staff, and celebrating "Hotel National Des Invalides Paris", a complex of museums, monuments and veterans' hospital, all relating to the military history of France. In red Paris Mint box of issue.
6.Medals & Tokens $20 None
426 A German Prisoner-of-War Token
A 23mm plated-zinc token from Stalag VII A, Germany's largest prisoner-of-war camp in World War II, located in Southern Bavaria. With "4100" punched in to obverse, holed at top with light surface-pebbling. A seemingly scarcer piece
6.Medals & Tokens $40-50 None
427 A Government of Canada 35 Year Long Service Medal
A 57mm, 123.5 gram "Long and Efficient Service Medal" in Sterling Silver, awarded by the Government of Canada to John E. Hannah in 1979, for 35 Years of Service. Unilingual (English) version, housed in original case of issue with small RCM card referencing Sterling Silver composition. (Current Silver value: $80.)
6.Medals & Tokens $100-110 None
428 A Government of Canada Long Service Medal
A 57mm, 124 gram "Long and Efficient Service Medal" in tested Sterling Silver, awarded by the Government of Canada to Kenneth J. Hollowaty in 1979. Mr. Hollowaty served with Canada Post at their Ottawa Customs department. Struck by the Royal Canadian Mint, and housed in original case of issue (current Silver value: $80.)
6.Medals & Tokens $100-110 None
429 A Governor-General Bessborough Medal
A 52mm, 55.4 gram medal in Sterling Silver, awarded on behalf of Governor-General and Lady Bessborough to "E.R. HOPKINS", as engraved around outside edge. Slightly-antiqued, with shellacked fields; a pair of quite small scrapes in obverse field to left of lion does not overly detract. Dating from the period 1931-35; an E.R. Hopkins would serve as legal advisor to Canada's Defence Liaison Division in the late 1940's, as well as author the 1957 reference "How Parliament Works". Further research might confirm whether he was indeed the recipient of this medal
6.Medals & Tokens $150-200 None
430 A group of Philatelic Exhibition Medals
A lot of eight Philatelic exhibition medals, as follows: BNAPEX 2001 pewter medal, 48mm, x 2 pieces; 40mm white bronze Royal Philatelic Society of Canada 1984 Royal medal to G. Newman; 50mm white bronze RPSC LACPEX 1981 medal to G.R. Newan; RPSC 50mm white bronze Chapter Award Medal (L.S.C.) to G.R. Newman, 1980; 40mm bronze RPSC Chapter Award L.S.C. to G. Newman 1984; 50mm bronze RPSC Chapter Award Medal (L.S.C.) , also to G.R. Newman, 1982; together with a 50mm RPSC ORAPEX '87 Court of Honour medal to G.R. Newman. Offered together with a couple additional Delegate & Exhibtor ribbons, as well as a Royale '84 pin-on badge. Lot of 8 medals
6.Medals & Tokens $35-40 None
431 A Group of U.S. Armed Forces Tokens
A diverse group of five different United States military mess tokens, each from a different base, as follows: Amarillo Air Force Base, Texas, 50 Cent Mess Token, pre-1968; U.S. Overseas Military, Bangkok, Thailand, 5 Cent Token to for the NCO/SPO Club; Hickam Air Force Base, Pearl Harbour, large One Dollar NCO Open Mess Token; Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Mississippi, One Dollar Airmen's Open Mess Token; together with a Loring Air Force Base, Maine, One Dollar NCO Open Mess Token. Lot of 5 tokens
6.Medals & Tokens $25 None
432 A Highly Desirable Johnson Matthey 2 oz Silver Bar
A perfect two-ounce struck .999 Silver bar by Johnson Matthey, still sealed in original plastic pouch with serial #012261.
6.Medals & Tokens $80-100 None
433 A Hudson's Bay Company Moose Factory Token
A 1/2 Made Beaver Token with Moose Factory punch (FT-6), ICCS certified VF-20
6.Medals & Tokens $450 None
434 A Japanese IDB Meeting Silver Medal
A 40mm, 33 gram medal in .999 Silver, struck to commemorate the 1991 annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank and Inter-American Investment Corporation, held in Nagoya, Japan. In a Proof finish, with Nagoya Caslte on obverse. In original conference case of issue with certificate, and the first example we have seen
6.Medals & Tokens $40-50 None
435 A Johnson Matthey Royal Bank Silver Wafer
A one-ounce .999 Silver wafer by Johnson Matthey, struck for Royal Bank with serial #008155. With nice light even toning, still sealed in original plastic pocket of issue
6.Medals & Tokens $30-40 None
436 A late-issue Government of Canada 35 Year Long Service Medal
A 57mm, 99.7 gram Governement of Canada Medal "For 35 Years of Dedicated Service" in .925 Sterling Silver, awarded to H.G. Coulter-Bowen in 2000. A late version of this popular medal, with heavier antiqued finish and edge-punched "Sterling". Remarkably, Heather Coulter-Bowen was only 52 years of age when awarded this medal, indicating her career with the Government of Canada began at age 17! An attractive medal, in original case of with with RCM certificate. (Current Silver value: $60)
6.Medals & Tokens $80-100 None
437 A Lot of Play Money and Early Wooden Nickel
A three-piece set of 1, 10 and 25 Cent "Play Coins", with maple leaf, schooner and Terrier Dog (the first brass, and latter two aluminum); together with an attractive 42mm wooden Five Cents, commemorating the centennial of Prescott, Ontario in 1938; with imprinted Beaver and Eagle on either side of Lighthouse, "World Peace Can be Achieved by International Amity". Lot of 4 tokens
6.Medals & Tokens $10 $10
438 A lovely George V Jubilee Medal in Silver
An official Royal Mint Silver Jubilee Medal for King George V and Queen Mary, issued to commemorate their 1935 Silver Jubilee. 57mm Fine Silver striking with weight of 85.3 grams, minor friction on King's cheek. Housed in original fresh case of issue
6.Medals & Tokens $90-110 None
439 A Lovely Mercury & Venus Medal of 1854
A 55mm bronze medal by Henry Weigall, made for the 1854 Art Union of London (as impressed into outer rim) with reverse depiction of Mercury carrying Venus, and obverse portrait of the Neoclassical Sculptor John Flaxman; AU, with milk chocolate-brown surfaces
6.Medals & Tokens $50-60 $50
440 A lovely St. John Coin Collector Club Medal in Silver
A 40mm, 38 gram medal in .999 Silver, struck to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Saint John (New Brunswick) Coin Club in 1969. With lovely violet toning, and edge-numbered "16" of a presumably very small silver mintage. IN original Welling Mint box of issue.
6.Medals & Tokens $40-50 None
441 A Lower Canada 1815 "Spread Eagle" Token
An imitation Spread Eagle Token with date of 1815 (LC-54D2), ICCS MS-60
6.Medals & Tokens $125 None
442 A Mining Industry Key Fob
A 39x42mm scalloped pewter fob on a 13mm-wide dark leather strap with buckle, issued by Canadian Ingersoll-Rand Co. Ltd. Of Montreal, "Carset Jackbits, Jackhammers, Drifters, Stophammers, Wagonjacks…". With nice depiction of underground miner at work, on front.
6.Medals & Tokens $15-20 None
443 A Mint-State Suffolk Half Penny of 1795
A 1795 Half Penny Token of Suffolk, Bungay (DH-21), Reverse: Justice on Pedestal, 'For the Use of Trade"; Obverse: Scroll, "We Promise to Pay the Bearer On Deman One HalfPenny". Edge-punched "S.Delf, M.Abel, R.Prentice". Uncirculated with some nice original lustre
6.Medals & Tokens $100-150 None
444 A most interesting Mexican Pillar Dollar Pendant
A 1750 Mexico Eight Reale "Pillar Dollar", with ring attached and then suspended from an usual amber or resin(?) ornament, custom silver clasp at top and bottom. A well made piece likely contemporary to the age of the coin, and possibly worn as a statement of nationalism, or some other political/patriotic expression
6.Medals & Tokens $180-200 None
445 A most unusual miniature set of Bohemian Crown Jewels
A very neat three-piece set of Bohemian (or "Czech") Crown Jewels in minature, as follows: 21mm wide Crown of Saint Wenceslas, 65mm long Royal Sceptre, and 12mm high Royal Orb; the first two in hallmarked .900 Silver, the third piece uncertain. Housed together in "Praha" (Prague) display box, and an intriguing set.
6.Medals & Tokens $30-40 None
446 A neat Harper Detroit Diesel Replica Silver Bar
An interesting 72x37mm bullion-styled bar in lead or pewter(?), made for Harper Detroit Diesel Limited (multiple locations in Ontario) to promote the "Silver 92" diesel engine. A neat cross-over item, and the first examle we've seen
6.Medals & Tokens $15-20 None
447 A neat pair of early Chauffeur Badges
A 38mm round copper Quebec "Licensed Chauffeur" badge of 1928 (numbered 32770 in thin blue enamel); offered together with a 30x35mm brass badge-shaped pin, impressed "ALBERTA / 44248 / CHAUFFEUR / 1952". A nice contrasting pair
6.Medals & Tokens $20-25 None
448 A nice Hudson 70 Expedition Medal
A 52mm, 73.9 gram lightly-antiqued bronze medal, struck for the Canadian Department of Energy, Mines and Resources to commemorate the 1970 circumnavigation of the Americas. Leaving Halifax in November 1969, the CSS Hudson carried 120 scientific staff on a study of oceanography and biology of the South Atlantic, the Pacific and the Arctic. In original box of issue, and a nice item of Canadian scientic and maritime memorabilia.
6.Medals & Tokens $25-30 None
449 A nice Silver curling Pin
A 25x28mm Sterling Silver curling pin, back engraved "Winner / Hebb Cup / C. Menchions / 2nd / 1949-1950". Sterling punched at bottom
6.Medals & Tokens $15 None
450 A NWT Centennial Medal in Silver
A 32mm, 16.6 gram centennial medal of 1970 for the Northwest Territories, scarcer .999 Silver striking with trio of inuit on front, clasping hands. With minor hairlines under attractive gunmetal-blue toned surfaces, and housed in original box of issue. Also includes a second example in standard-issue bronze (lot of 2 pieces)
6.Medals & Tokens $25 None
451 A Pair of "Sample Medals" from Canadian Art Dies
A 38mm Nickel Silver-plated medal, struck to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Mint in 1968; together with a 38mm antiqued bronze United Nations medal ("Life, Liberty, Security of Person"). Both enclosed within an interesting November 12, 1968 latter from Canadian Artistic Dies (signed by President O.N. Lombardo) addressed to Gould's Camera Shop in Ottawa and acknowledging their inquiry about a some possible custom die and medal work. Also enclosed is an original Lombardo Mint order form for the Royal Mint Anniversary Medal, and the letter concludes by requesting return of the two samples for proprietary reasons. An interesting piece of Private Minting history
6.Medals & Tokens $25-30 None
452 A Pair of Canadian Deparment Store Encased Pennies
A 39mm encased 1948 Penny of George VI, with Eaton's "The Store For Young Canada" host ring; Penny is mid-grade circulated, with edge-knocks in outer ring. Together with a 32mm encased 1966 Penny, with Ogilvy's Centennial host ring, "Ogilvy's 100th Year Good Luck". Lot of two tokens, neither of which we recall handling in the past
6.Medals & Tokens $20-25 None
453 A Pair of Canadian Shipwreck Tokens
A pair of brass Pre-Confederation Tokens, consisting of: Imitation 1820 "Bust & Harp" Token, 9 strings on harp; together with an imitation 1812-dated Tiffin Token (LC-48C2). From a 1960's hoard of tokens found in the St. Lawrence river in the 1960's, and purchased from the family of the diver who actually found them. Both virtually as-struck, with some early restoration of surfaces
6.Medals & Tokens $40 $25
454 A pair of early Champlain Commemoratives
An elongated large Cent of 1901, impressed for the Quebec Tercentenary Celebration of 1908, with bust of Champlain at center; together with an interesting 24mm medalet, commemorating the 1909 tercentenary of the discovery of Lake Champlain; with suspension loop and short white cord. Lot of 2 items
6.Medals & Tokens $25-40 None
455 A pair of early Ontario Communion Tokens
An 1864 27x19mm rectangular Communion Token for the Calvin Free Church at Pembroke (Ontario),under Rev. John McEwan, in white medal with Bowman #112, nice VF for type; together with an earlier 1831 27mm square token of the St. Andrew's Church of Scotland at By-Town (later Ottawa); Bowman #61 in white medal, decent Fine or better for the type with minor adhesive residue on front Lot of two tokens
6.Medals & Tokens $40-60 None
456 A Pair of Medals to a Dinstinguished Canadian Ambassador
A 60mm antiqued bronze medal of the City of Strasbourg, presented on October 10th, 1989 to Canadian Ambassador to France Claude Charland. Obverse engraving: "A.S.E. / Monsieur Claude T. Charland / Ambassadeur du Canada / en France / Strasbourg, le 10 octobre 1989". Offered together with a 50mm, 50.7 gram medal in .800 Silver of the University of Trieste, also presented to Claude Charland, then-Canadian Ambassdor to Italy. Obverse engraving "A / S.E. Claude T. Charlan(T) / con amicizia / Trieste 22.10.87". Ambassador Charland was still at his Paris post when he passed away from Cancer in March of 1993. Lot of two interesting medals
6.Medals & Tokens $40-50 None
457 A pair of modern Governors-General Medals
A pair of gold-plated Governor-General medals, as follows: Jean & Maurice Sauve, 35mm, brilliant portrait(s) against satin fields, 1984-1990; together with a Ramon & Gerda Hnaytshyn, 36mm, brilliant fields. Lot of two medals, originally given to Mr. Roland White, a member of the Rideau Hall staff
6.Medals & Tokens $30-40 None
458 A Pair of Olympic, and Almost Olympic Medalions
An attractive 50mm bronze Montreal Olympics commemorative medal of 1976 by Huguenin of Switzerland, with antiqued fields and polished rims; offered together with an interesting 40mm, 30.1 gram Sterling Silver medal from Cortina, in the Italian Alps, "Candidate for the Olympic Winter Games", with impressive engraving of the "Cortina Dolomiti" super-ski area/mountain on reverse; AU, with hairlined fields from a buffing. The first "Olympic Candidate" medal we have handled, and a neat piece. Lot of two medals
6.Medals & Tokens $30-40 None
459 A partial sheet of Dominion of Canada Interest Certificates
An 18x30cm uncut partial sheet of 27 interest cetificates for a Dominion of Canada Bond, printed by Canadian Bank Note Company presumably in 1950 or earlier (dates on certs range from 1950 to 1962). With four typical folds, cut somewhat haphazardly along vertical margins with both regular and fabric scissors(!).
6.Medals & Tokens $15 None
460 A Pawn Stars "Amazing Chumlee" Silver Round
A 39mm 1 oz .999 Silver Round, struck in Proof with reverse portrait of "The Amazing Chumlee". Housed in airtite capsule and plush draw-string bag - a scary piece.
6.Medals & Tokens $35-40 None
461 A Pawn Stars "Richard Sr." Silver Round
A 39mm 1 oz .999 Silver Round, struck in Proof with reverse portrait of "Richard Sr.", AKA "In the Old Man We Trust". Housed in airt-tite capsule with black draw-string pouch
6.Medals & Tokens $35-40 None
462 A Pembroke Bread Token
A 30mm aluminum "Good for 1 Loaf [of] Bread" Token, issued by F. Lehmann, Baker & Confectioner, of Pembroke Ontario. Sharp VF or better, and the first Lehmann token we've handled
6.Medals & Tokens $15-20 None
463 A Princess Pat's Challenge Coin
A 34mm round nickel "Challenge Coin" of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, with serial number "669". With a minor edge-bruise just below this number at reverse bottom. A very sought-after collectible these days
6.Medals & Tokens $25 None
464 A Rockwell, Texas Medal Pair
A two piece set of medals, struck to commemorate the 1974 Centennial of Rockwell, Texas, as follows: 38mm, 29 gram medal in .925 Sterling Silver with a matte finish; together with a 38mm antiqued bronze striking. Each with common serial number of "056" on outer edges, and common obverse image of the Rockdale Alcoa Works, "Aluminum, Lignite-electricity". Lot of 2 medals
6.Medals & Tokens $30-40 None
465 A Russian "Space Age" Cover
A 1977-dated Numismatic-Philatelic Cover, issued to commemorate th 20th anniversary of the "Space Age", with 32mm Proof Sterling Silver cosmonaut medal at left, and pair of cancelled Russian stamps at upper-right. With detailed certificate on back of the "Medalist Cover Society", of Cheyenne, Wyoming. A neat piece for the collector of Space memorabilia
6.Medals & Tokens $15-20 None
466 A Russian Order of the Patriotic War
A 45mm star in Silver with red & white enamelling, issued in 1985 to all surviving veterans 1941-5 War with Germany. A well-made piece with screw-on round mounting disk, and accompanied by original 7x10cm recipient attestation, in the form of a small booklet
6.Medals & Tokens $90-100 None
467 A Scarce & Desirable Inaugural Railway Ticket in Aluminum
A very neat 63x120mm two-piece Canadian National Railway ticket, special aluminum issue for the inaugural "Trail of '55" train between Kitimat and Terrace, British Columbia, on July 8, 1955. This example believed purchased at the 1960 Sherbrooke C.N.A. convention, for $60+. A unique and scarce piece of western Railway memorabilia.
6.Medals & Tokens $100-150 None
468 A Scarce 1939 Royal Visit Medal to an RCMP Escort
A 54mm large format bronze medal for the 1939 Royal Visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, presented to R.C.M.P. Constable J.E. Diotte of the Royal escort. Edge-engraved "J.E. DIOTTE CONST. REG. NO.10422 M/C ROYAL ESCORT 1939". An attractive medal, housed in original presentation case of issued, and offered together with a remarkable luncheon napkin with full-colour imprinting of the Royal Visit (very minor blemish on back). Lot of 2 items from this historic visit
6.Medals & Tokens $150 $350
469 A Scarce Becker's Silver Bar
A one ounce .999 Silver wafer, struck by Johnson Matthey & Mallory for the Becker Milk Company in 1976. Believed to have an original mintage of less than 500 pieces, and the first example we've seen. With lightly-hairlined fields due to a likely ocassional buffing
6.Medals & Tokens $40-50 None
470 A Scarce Ontario Bicentennial Service Medal
A 38mm medal in satin gold plate with suspension clasp and long multi-coloured neck-ribbon, awarded by the Government of Ontario in 1984 for service to the community, as part of the province's 200th annivesary celebrations. An attractive and scarce piece - the first such example we have encountered
6.Medals & Tokens $40-50 None
471 A Scarcer Coronation Medal of Edward VIII
A 38mm white metal Coronation Medal for the 1937 Coronation of King Edward VIII, made in England with suspension loop to small red, white and blue ribbon. An excellent portrait piece for this King, who would abdicate in favour of his brother George VI.
6.Medals & Tokens $25-30 None
472 A Scarcer Pair of Wawa Trade Dollars
A pair of 1970 and 1970 Municipal Trade Dollar Tokens from Wawa, Ontario, "Land of the Big Goose" (ON15, ON19), Nickel-Silver, in nice UNC condition. With most recent combined catalogue value of $125.
6.Medals & Tokens $50-60 None
473 A Scottish Coronation Medal for Edward VII
A quite nice 32x37mm oval copper medal, struck for the Burg of Port Glasgow to commemorate the 1902 Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra with large sailing ship on front (back is blank), and suspended from short blue ribbon with pin. Both attractive and unusual, being a coronation medal that neither pictures or references the actual monarch being crowned
6.Medals & Tokens $15 None
474 A Scottish WWI Munitions Factory Token
A 19mm nickel Three Pence Token, issued for use at the "Georgetown Shell Filling Factory" cantine in Renfrewshire, Scotland, during World War I. A pleasant bold example with some quite minor corrosion around raised rims
6.Medals & Tokens $25-35 None
475 A Set of Papal Visit Medals in Gold Plate
A complete set of fifteen 33mm Nickel medallions, struck to commemorate the 1984 Papal Visit of John Paul II to Canada. One each for the communities he visited, including St.Johns Newfoundland and Fort Simpson, NWT. Special gold-plated presentation set, as prepared by the Royal Canadian Mint for the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, housed in a small custom album. A very nice set, and one we seldom see
6.Medals & Tokens $100-120 None
476 A Small Canadian Forces Lot
A six-piece lot of militaria, as follows: Princess Patricia Light Infantry cap-badge; a Canadian Military Engineers cap-badge with clasp missing from back; an attractive 40x33mm Royal Canadian Air Force cap-badge format enamelled badge, slight convex, with no indication of clasp on back - perhaps for mounting on a bottle, or??; a pair of 30mm pin-on badges from the Royal Air Force Museum at Hendon; together with a multi-sided Canadian Decoration medal, no impressed name, and perhaps a replacement piece. Lot of six items
6.Medals & Tokens $25-30 None
477 A Small Militaria Lot, formely the property of an officer in the Colonial Jamaican Police Service
A 13x10 small wooden trunk containing 25 pieces or so of military buttons, badges and pints, including the following: a large metal cap-badge or plate for the Colonial Jamaican Police (lugs missing), a pair of small "JDF" collar-badges, a nice capbadge by Firmin of London for the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, a smaller cap-badge (also by Firmin) for the Colonial Jamaican Police, a small collar-badge for the Royal Hussars (by Gaunt of Bahamas??), together with a neat pair of Colonial Jamaican Police uniform buttons, with Aligator below Crown. An interesting lot, well-worth our estimate
6.Medals & Tokens $40 None
478 A Splended Coronation Medal from Brantford, Ontario
An unusual 45x45mm diamond-shaped copper medal, struck to commemorate both the 1937 Diamond Jubilee of Brantford, Ontario, as well as the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. A well-designed medal, and among the nicest municipal Coronation issues we've seen
6.Medals & Tokens $25 None
479 A Sprott Silver Round
A one ounce .9999 Silver Round, struck by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2007 for to mark the 10th anniverary of the Sprott Canadian Equity Fund. Brilliant Uncirculated, still sealed in RCM pliofilm pouch.
6.Medals & Tokens $35-40 None
480 A Tanzanian Service Medal
A Tanzanian "Nishani Ya Vita" Medal, awarded for service in the 1978/9 War with Uganda that ended with the fall of Idi Amin. Uniface, in original box of issue
6.Medals & Tokens $20 None
481 A Territorial Efficiency Medal of George V
A 33x38mm oval Silver Territorial Efficiency Medal of George V, edge-impressed "27169 DVR. H. EVANS. R.A.S.C. (Royal Army Service Corps). Handled EF, with suspension ring at top (no ribbon)
6.Medals & Tokens $80-100 None
482 A Trio of Encased Pennies
A trio of "encased" One Cent coins, as follows: "Ottawa Coins" encased 1963 [Canadian] Cent, address of 87 Sunnyside Avenue; "The Red Top Co." encased 1964-D Lincoln Cent, of McKeesport Penna.; together with an "Industrial Accident Prevention Association" encased 1939 Canadian Cent. A diverse trio, all in nice fresh condition
6.Medals & Tokens $20 $20
483 A Trio of Montreal Banking "Beehive" Medals
An interesting trio of Copper/Bronze "La Banque D'Epargne De Lat Cite Et Du District De Montreal prize medals, as follows: 50mm 1939 medal to "Paul St-Pierre / Ecole St.Laurent" in vintage Al Banque D'Epargne box; 50mm 1953 medal to "Robert Gratton" in Lamond & Fils Montreal box; together with larger 63mm 1962 medal to "Mary Colton" in Lamond Montreal box. Lot of 3 medals spanning 23 years
6.Medals & Tokens $140-160 None
484 A trio of U.S. Advertising Tokens
A 32mm copper advertising token for New York City's "21" Club (AKA "Jack & Charlie's"), a vernerable restaurant and early speakeasy, with pig's rear-end on reverse (note: there are spinner versions of this token, however this is not one of them); offered together with a 32mm brass spinner token for Adams Motor Graders (inventors of the first leaning-wheel pull grader farm machinery). Also includes a early 31mm copper token from the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, promoting Walter A. Wood harvesting machines. Lot of 3 tokens
6.Medals & Tokens $20 None
485 A Trio of vintage Hotel Key Tags
A three-piece lot of heavy metal key-tags, as follows: a 37mm square brass tag from the Hilton Palacio del Rio in San Antonio, Texas; a 47mm square brass tag from the Hyatt Regency at O'Hare airport in Chicago; together with a heavy 60x44mm bronze(?) tag of the Cheshire Lodge at St. Louis, Missouri.
6.Medals & Tokens $20-25 None
486 A U.S. Military Medal Pair
A United States Medal for Military Merit, six-sided on green and white ribbon with bar, in original box of issue; together with a U.S. Medal for Military Achievement, on green, blue and white ribbon with bar, also in original box of issue. Lot of 2 medals
6.Medals & Tokens $40 None
487 A very nice Eastern Townships Agricultural Association Silver Medal from the Bank of Commerce
A 48mm Sterling Silver medal of the 1920 Eastern Townships Agricultural Association, "Presented by The Canadian Bank of Commerce / First Prize / Young Farmer's Class". With high-relief cluster of vegetables on reverse, and an attractive medal
6.Medals & Tokens $50-75 None
488 A very scarce Canadian Mining Fob
A 34mm round brass or bronze uniface key fob, issued to commemorate "the first production of Gold from the Big Dome Mine, March 30, 1912". Located in Timmins, this event heralded the Porcupine gold rush. A scarce and important fob, believed to be among perhaps two or three known surviving examples
6.Medals & Tokens $150-200 None
489 A Vintage Bell Telephone Pair
A 45x30mm metal employee pin-on badge by J.R. Gaunt, "Bell Tel. Co. of Canada" on front within dark blue enamelleing, and "3174" at bottom. Some damage to enamelling at very top. Accompanied by a 12mm round screw-on pin (also by Gaunt) with attractive multi-coloured enamelling, "Bell Telephone Company of Canada / 5 years No Accidents / A Safe Driver". A nice "ma Bell" memorabilia pair
6.Medals & Tokens $15-20 None
490 A WWI Pair with Canadian Decoration to WO2 Rooke
A court-mounted trio of medals, comprised of: Canadian Volunteer Service Medal (CVSM), 1939-45 War Medal, together with a Canadian decoration impressed to "WO2 S.T. ROOKE". In original 1958-dated shipping box from J.R. Gaunt of Montreal, and including a black strap-on bow-tie and 3.5" black arm band(?). Lot of 5 items
6.Medals & Tokens $90-100 None
491 A. Bain Token, St. Catharines
A 19mm Good for 5 Cents Token, issued for A. Bain of St. Catharines, Ontario (Breton 750); a sharp EF example
6.Medals & Tokens $40 None
492 An Alaska-Canada Highway Silver Round
A 38mm, 1 oz .999 Silver Alaska-Canada Highway 50th anniversary medal, struck in 1992 by Alaska's Anchorage Mint with a nice Proof finish; edge-punched with fineness and serial #1021.
6.Medals & Tokens $30 None
493 An Allied Victory Medal to a Fireman in the Mercantile Marine Reserve
A 1914-19 Allied Victory Medal, awarded to Fireman W.H. Roe of the Mercantile Marine Reserve; edge officially impressed: "W.H. ROWE. FMN. M.M.R." With hairline surfaces from a cleaning, and without ribbon. An interesting piece, worthy of further research
6.Medals & Tokens $40-50 None
494 An Allied Victory Medal to a member of the "Bell's Bulldogs"
An Allied Victory Medal to "808453 PTE. W.E. PENDLE. 31-CAN INF.". Residing in Mound, Alberta, Walter Henry Pendle served with the 31st Battalion "Bell's Bulldogs", and also received the Military Medal. A sadly neglected medal, missing suspension ring and the subject of a harsh-cleaning or two. Edge lettering fortunately remains readable.
6.Medals & Tokens $15-20 None
495 An appealing Edmonton Exhibition Cattle Prize Ribbon of 1914
A 1914 Edmonton Exhibition "First Prize - Cattle" ribbon, consisting of 53mm pin-on button with very cute photo image of child and calf, affixed to a red satin bow and pair of 18mm hanging ribbons. Interestingly, button bears date of 1913 while ribbon indicated 1913.
6.Medals & Tokens $15 None
496 An Austrian Poultry Science Plakette
A 47x64mm bronze plakette/medal by the sculptor Pal Patzo, dated 1924 and seemingly referencing Friedrich Schmidt and "merritorious service" in the field of Poultry Science in Vienna, Austria. A nice bronze with some minor scratching on back, in original case of issue, and worthy of further reseach
6.Medals & Tokens $30-40 None
497 An early Champlain Elongated Large Cent
An elongated "Lucky Cent" from the 1908 Quebec Tercentenary Celebration, with bust of Champlain at center and struck up an 1893 Victorian Large Cent. A scarcer earlier piece, with nice sharp detail
6.Medals & Tokens $25 None
498 An Efficiency Medal of George VI to an M.M. Recipient
A Canadian Efficiency Medal of George VI on original ribbon with clasp, awarded to "W.O.1 Y.A. Tremblay M.M." With polished fields.
6.Medals & Tokens $200-220 None
499 An Egyptian Medal for the Yom Kippur War
A large 80mm plated bronze medal, issued by Egypt to mark the 1973 Yom Kippur War with Israel. With military images and flag on reverse, and obverse portrait of Egyptian President Sadat with ship at (presumably) Port Said, etc. A pleasantly-crude issue, and likely fairy scarce
6.Medals & Tokens $30-40 None
500 An Elongated Coronation Large Cent for George V
An elongated Canadian Large Cent of Edward VII (obverse remains visible), impressed with a tribute to the June 22, 1911 Coronation of King George V. Nicely-detailed, with bust of the King in military dress. A nice elongated piece, and always uncommon on early Canadian Large Cents.
6.Medals & Tokens $25 None
501 An Engelhard Scotiabank Silver Wafer
A one-ounce .999 Silver wafer by Engelhard, struck for Scotiabank with serial #004761. Quite lightly-toned, in original plastic pocket of issue with slight tear at top
6.Medals & Tokens $30-40 None
502 An Engelhard Silver Wafer
A one-ounce .999 Silver wafer from Engelhard, with serial #FG85479. In nice UNC condition, quite-lightly toned
6.Medals & Tokens $30 None
503 An English Encased Farthing
A 38mm round encased British Farthing of 1934, with host ring "Wear Semi-Ready Clothes / And be Sure of Good Luck"; with common flip-side text "Keep Me and Never Go Broke". Made by J.R. Gaunt, and fairly uncommon token type for non-Canadian/U.S. merchants. Nice EF coin, the host ring with reasonable wear
6.Medals & Tokens $10-15 None
504 An Especially Scarce Kimberly-Clark Silver Bar
A one ounce .999 Silver wafer, struck by National in 1986 on behalf of Kimberly-Clark's pulp mill in Terrace Bay, Ontario. A perfect bar, still sealed in plastic pouch of issue
6.Medals & Tokens $75-100 None
505 An impressive L.O.L. Ribbon from Rednersville, Ontario
A fresh and colourful 23x6.5cm ribbon/badge of the Loyal Orange Order, Bay View Lodge No.889 of Rednersville, Ontario. An early 20th century piece, still fresh and colourful and stored in original Dominion Regalia envelope. Black ribbon on front with mounted King William both at center and on coloured clasp atop, orange ribbon on back with additional "hidden" puffed medalion illustrating the Orange battle victories, itself suspensed from a shorter deep purpose ribbon with crossed stitched flags; capped off by a "hidden" 2" square colorful promo card for Dominion Regalia hidden in the folds between front and back ribbon. A very neat Orange Lodge artifact!
6.Medals & Tokens $30-40 None
506 An interesting pair of "Encased" Canadian Medals
A 52mm bronze Governor-General medal of Vincent Massey (1952-9), together with a 55mm bronze Canada Normal Schools Prince of Wales price medal of 1860 (LeRoux 638). Each encased in a small brick of yellowing acrylic. A neat pair of Canadian medals
6.Medals & Tokens $80-100 None
507 An interesting pair of Coronation and Royal Visit Medals
A 33mm coronation medal for Queen Elizabeth (1953) of identical portrait design as that used on school-distributed souvenir medals, but reverse reference to the Centennial of the "Ely Brewery"; offered together with a 38mm copper(?) medal for the April, 1975 Royal Visit of the Prince of Wales to the Northwest Territories. Both pieces with suspension loops at top, the 1975 piece with larger ring presumably for keys. Both pieces the first examples we've heard of
6.Medals & Tokens $20 None
508 An interesting pair of Scottish Jubilee/Coronation Medals
An unusual 50x32mm diamond-shaped bronze medal, issued for the Glasgow Children's Fete in commemoration of Queen Victoria's 60th year of reign in 1897; offered together with a 37x36mm crown-shaped bronze medal, also issued for the Glasgow Children's Fete in commemoration of the 1902 Coronation of King Edward VII and Alexandra. Both pleasant AU, and a rather delightful pair
6.Medals & Tokens $25 None
509 An interesting U.S. Navy Aircraft Inspection Badge of WWII
A 50mm tin pin-on badge by the Whitehead and Hoag company of Newark, with 40mm center celluloid window through which a card reads "U.S. NAVY / INSPECTION / 145", while exterior raised lettering against blue enamelling around the circumference reads" CONSOLIDATED AIRCRAFT CORP. SAN DIEGO. PLANT 1." Clearly worn by U.S. Navy inspectors at Consolidated's San Diego facility, where a number of military aircraft were produced during the Second World War, including six diferent liberators. Offered together with a 1964 Silver Roosevelt Dime, "encased" in a small aluminum capsule by the American Museum of Atomic Energy, after being "Neutron Irradiated". Lot of 2 interestng items from both the "Cold" and "Hot" Wars.
6.Medals & Tokens $25-30 None
510 An Intriguing Silver Medal of 1900, possibly a Boer War commemorative
An intriguing 40x40mm cross-like medal in hallmarked Sterling Silver by S. Blanckensee & Son Ltd. Of Birmingham (1900), with letters "G P C" on left, right and top branches of cross, and what appears to be an African soldier at center with shield & spear. On very worn red & white stripped ribbon, and possibly a memorial medal for Major General Sir George Pomeroy Colley ("G P C"), who died in 1881 during the First Boer War Battle of Majuba Hill, in South Africa. Worthy of some good further research
6.Medals & Tokens $150-180 None
511 An Off-Centered "Bouqet Sous"
A Lower Canada "Bouquet Sou" Token of Montreal, struck slight off-centered to the top, resulting in a nice lip at bottom. Fine, though with expected weakness at the top
6.Medals & Tokens $20-25 None
512 An U.S. Encased Cent Lot
A group of five Encased Cents, as follows: horse-shoe shaped encased 1956-D Cent, with exterior host "Joe W. Brown's Horseshoe Club", downtown Las Vegas, host and coin well-worn; a round encased 1961-D Cent, with host "Vit-A-Way", "For Bigger Livestock Profits", AU; a round encased 1971-D Cent, with host "Merchant's Co-operative Bank" (Boston), "The Friendly Bank", AU; a round encased 1948-S Cent, with host "Kinney's", "55 Years of Service, Home of Educator Shoes", EF; together with an early round encased 1901 Indian Head Cent, with host "Andersch Brothers" (Minneapolis), "Hides, Furs, Wool, Tallow", clean Fine Cent, the host ring fairly well- worn with a small slit near one edge for use a fob. Lot of 5 tokens
6.Medals & Tokens $30-40 None
513 An unidentifed John Juhler Token
A 26mm octagonal brass token, uniface except for inset beading around obverse rims, issued for John Juhler and "Good for 5 Cents at the Bar". A nice-looking token that we have been unable to find history on
6.Medals & Tokens $15 None
514 An unusual E. Clampus Vitus Badge
A most attractive 44mm convex brass pin-on badge, blank back, with arms and text from the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus, "founded in 4005 B.C.". Based loosely on the values of Freemasonry, they are described as bine a "fraternal organization dedicated to the study and preservation of western heritage" (i.e. gold mining regions,etc.). The first such example from the Order we have encountered in our dealings
6.Medals & Tokens $20 None
515 An unusual French Artifact
A curious piece comprised of a 1792 Sol of King Louse XVI, smoothly ground down on reverse to a polished concave finish, and then fit snugly into a round wooden cap, itself sitting into a slightly larger bone or ivory cane-top or cap.
6.Medals & Tokens $25 None
516 Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans of Canada Commemorative Medal Pair
An interesting two-piece set of brilliant 38mm bronze medals, dated 1972 and 1973, issued by the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada in support of Youth Development. With respective themes "Peace Through Knowledge" and "Law, Liberty, Freedom". An attractive pair, housed in box of issue, and the first such examples we've encountered
6.Medals & Tokens $20 None
517 Atlantic Provinces Numismatic Association Silver Medal
A 40mm, 34.7 gram medal of the Atlantic Provinces Numismatic Association, .999 Silver striking of 1970 edge-numbered #197 of only 200 pieces struck. With Marco Polo tall-ship on front, and Uncirculated
6.Medals & Tokens $35-45 None
518 Baptist Union Century Fund
A 44mm white metal medalion, issued by the Baptist Union Century Fund in 1900 to commemorate the "Dawn of the Twentieth Century". With knight in armour on obverse, and an interesting piece!
6.Medals & Tokens $15 None
519 Brampton Silver Trade Dollar
A Brampton, Ontario Municipal Centennial Trade Dollar Token of 1973, .999 Fine Silver striking with a Proof finish
6.Medals & Tokens $25 None
520 Canada Small Militaria Group
A four-piece group of misc. Canadian military and civilian pieces, consisting of: "Canada" brass shoulder bar by Ellis Bros., a 40x40mm cap-badge of the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, a 33x25mm collar-badge of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, together with a 30x55mm (including suspension clasp) "Souvenir" brass Coronation medal of George V and Queen Mary, 1911. (Lot of 4 pieces)
6.Medals & Tokens $25 None
521 Canada Test Token Presentation Set
A three-piece set comprised of Prooflike 1985 Voyageur nickel Dollar, together with both Gold & Bronze-plated Nickel concept Test Tokens for the impending Loon Dollar issue. In original plexi holder with outer slip-cover, imprinted "With the compliments of the Honrable Harvie Andre / Minister of Supply and Services and Minister Responsible for the Royal Canadian Mint" in both English and French. A very popular presentation set; cardboard slipcover has some tape-damage at top
6.Medals & Tokens $250-300 None
522 Canadian WWII Trio to CIC with Efficiency Medal
A nice medal trio with related fonds belonging to Sgt. J.T. Boyle CIC, as follows: 1939-45 War Medal in box of issue with ribbon, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Maple clasp in box of issue with ribbon, George VI Efficiency Medal in box of issue with ribbon; together with 10 pieces of related clasps, medals and badges, including: a worn RAF cap-badge, Royal Artillery cap-badge, Silver General Service Pin, First Prize 100 Yard Dash medal in Sterling Silver, engravd "Williamstown", Sept. 3, 1892; together with a further Williamstown Best All Around Athlete medal of 1893 (quite possibly in Gold), engraved to Boyle from "Major R.R. McLennan, M.P.".
6.Medals & Tokens $250-300 None
523 Cunard D-Day Silver Round
A 38mm one ounce .999 Silver Medalion, issued by Cunard to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in 1994. Struck in a Proof finish, and available for sale on Cunard's Queen Elizabeth II ocean liner. In plush box of issue, and the first such example we've encountered
6.Medals & Tokens $35 None
524 Eaton-Clark Centennial Medal 1938
A 74mm bronze medal, struck by the Gorham Company to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Eaton-Clark company in 1938. Based in both Detroit and Windsor, Eaton-Clark specialized in chemicals and dyes. With neat reverse depiction of "the Alchemist", a nice medium-brown example with typical light edge-wear and nicks, etc.
6.Medals & Tokens $30 None
525 Great Britan BBC Henry VIII Medals
An interesting 7-piece set of 23mm nickel(?) medalions, portraying both Henry VIII and his six wives. Produced by the Pobjoy Mint in support of BBC Television's "Henry VIII and his Wives" series, and housed together in a plexi holder with enclosed writeup.
6.Medals & Tokens $20 None
526 H. Elmslie Token, St. Catharines
A 24mm brass Five Cent Token for H. Elmslie, St. Catharines, Ontario (Breton 752), Brunswick Balke Collender Co. obverse; a nice sharp examle with bright fields
6.Medals & Tokens $35 None
527 H.J. Knowles Token, Montana
A 22 brass token, "Good for 10 Cents in Merchandise" at H.J. Knowles, Glasgow, Montana; a good sharp example
6.Medals & Tokens $15 None
528 Haileybury Mining School
A 38mm medal in Proof .925 Silver, struck to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Haileybury, Ontario - home to the Haileybury School of Mines - in 1979. Still sealed in original small plexi frame, with typical light fogging round rims
6.Medals & Tokens $30-40 None
529 Independent Order of Foresters
A nice 55x35mm (with clasp) "I.O.O.F." District Deputy Grand Master medal in Sterling Silver (23.8 grams), with attractive red enamelling. Mint, in original small fresh wallet.
6.Medals & Tokens $20 None
530 Israel Agam Medal
A 60mm, 100 gram Agam medal for the 30th anniversary of Israel, issued in 1978 and struck in gold-plated .999 Silver. With "Star of Love" on obverse, and "Chalom-Shalom" on reverse. An interesting piece of just 1,500 mintage, UNC with light reverse hairlines
6.Medals & Tokens $95 None
531 Israel, and unusual "And There Was Light" Medal
A 50mm, 62.2 gram .999 Silver State Medal by Yaacov Agam, entitled "And There Was Light", of a kinetic art design, and with tiny round window at center. Edge-punched #1772, and a very intriguing piece (housed in original case of issue)
6.Medals & Tokens $65 None
532 J.C. Lampman Token, Thorold
A 20mm token, Good for 5 Cents at J.C. Lampman, Grocer, in Thorold, Ontario
6.Medals & Tokens $15 None
533 Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition
A 31mm uniface brass fob, issued to commemorate the Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition, held in 1907 at Norfolk, Virginia. With high-relief portrait of John Smith at center, "Meet Me on the War Path" above.
6.Medals & Tokens $20 None
534 Japan Rising Sun Medal
A Japanese Silver Order of the Rising Sun, 8th Class, on original silk ribbon and housed in lacquered black box of issue
6.Medals & Tokens $60-80 None
535 Kiwanis and Rotary 50th Anniversay Pair
A pair of Service Club medals, as follows: 40mm bronze medal of Kiwanis International, struck to mark their 50th anniversary in 1965, conjoined global maps on front; together with 32mm light bronze medal (slightly antiqued finish) commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Rome Rotary Club in 1974, extended hands on front, with suspension ring at top. Lot of two medals
6.Medals & Tokens $10 None
536 Klondike Silver Round
A one-ounce .999 Silver round, struck to commemorate the 1998 centennial of the Klondike Gold Rush, designed in Whitehorse, Yukon, and struck at the Achorage Mint in Alaska. In Proof finish with tiny gold nugget in the prospectors pan on reverse
6.Medals & Tokens $35 None
537 Martime Union Study Conference
A matched two-piece set of 40mm medals, one each in .999 Silver and Bronze, issued by the Atlantic Provinces Numismatic Association for the 1971 Maritime Union Study Conference in Halifax. Both with edge-punched serial #00036, still sealed in original pliofilm squares within Wellings Mint case of issue. A nice set, and likely fairly scarce
6.Medals & Tokens $95 None
538 Mexico Mining Town Commemorative Medal
An ornate 40mm, 28 gram medal in Silver, issued in 1956 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Spanish Colonial Mining Town of Chalchihuites, in the Mexican state of Zacatecas. With high-relief portrait of the Spaniard "Martin Perez De Uranza" on reverse, with crest on obverse. Original Choice Uncirculated, and housed in rather unusual soapdish-styled display box
6.Medals & Tokens $30-35 None
539 Mexico Silver Bar
A 50x30mm One ounce .999 Silver wafer, issued in 1978 by the Rosario Resources Corporation for their annual shareholders meeting, and honoring the Mexican Cathedral of Santa Prisca. Nicely-toned with a Proof finish; formerly known as the New York and Honduras Rosario Mining Company, the corporation merged with AMAX two years after this bar was issued, and ceased to exist independently after 98 years of operation
6.Medals & Tokens $30 None
540 Midland Silver Trade Token
A 32mm Municipal Trade Dollar Token of Midland Ontario, 1978 Centennial issue with "Martyrs' Shrine on obverse, .999 Silver striking in lightly-toned Proof finish
6.Medals & Tokens $25 None
541 Northwest Mining Association
A 39x29mm oval brass watch-fob/pendant, "Northwest Mining Association / Established 1895" around rims in raised text, high-relief miner with pickaxe at sunken center. Blank back, except for sunken concave circle within which "Newark NJ" is barely visible.
6.Medals & Tokens $15 None
542 Notre-Dame De Quebec 350th Anniversary Set
An impressive three-piece set of 42mm medals with full-enamelled obverses, issued to commemorate the 350th anniversary of Notre-Dame De Quebec, in 2014. In both Bronze, Silver and Gold reverse finishes, and housed in custom Quadrum display case. With total mintage of just 150 pieces each on the first two finishes, and 50 pieces on the Gold. The Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame De Quebec is the oldest Church in the Americas, outside of the Spanish colonies.
6.Medals & Tokens $60-75 None
543 Ontario Paper Company Meal Token
A 45x45mm diamond-shaped aluminum token, issued by the Ontario Paper Company Limited, Shelter Bay (Quebec), "Good For 1 Meal". Counterstamped "BC" at very center, and offered together with a 45mm green pin-on "STAFF" badge for the Quebec North Shore Paper Company at Baie Comeau, dated 1962 and labelled "Permis De Circulation Pour Travail Seulement". Also accompanied by a 30x28mm brass badge-shaped 1956 Dog tag for Baie-Comeau (with #13 - not a dog-friendly place in the 1950's?). Lot of three items
6.Medals & Tokens $20-30 None
544 Ontario Winter Fair Poultry Medal
A most interesting 38mm medal by P.W. Ellis in [tested] .900 Silver, issued for the 1912 Ontario Provincial Winter Fair in Quelph, engraved as the "William McNeil Medal" and presented by the Western Ontario Poultry Association for "Best Poland". Holed VF with even wear, and the first such example we've seen or handled
6.Medals & Tokens $45-60 None
545 Ottawa Battle of Trafalgar Medal
A 30mm bronze or copper "Battle of Trafalgar" medal, issued by the Ottawa St. George's Society and Sons of England to commemorate the 1905 Centennary of the sea battle; suspended on neat little Union Jack ribbon, and accompanied by an especially nice 34mm Canadian 1887 Golden Jubilee medal for Victoria in white metal by P.W. Ellis & Co., with clasp removed from top. (Lot of 2 medals)
6.Medals & Tokens $45 None
546 Prescott Dairy Milk Tickets
An uncut vertical sheet of 20 "1/4 Pint Cream" tickets in light blue card-stock, issued by the Prescott Dairy (Ontario) in the 1930's. With pair of unused receipt tabs at top, and an interesting item from the Depression-era dairy industry (sheet dimensions: 23x9cm)
6.Medals & Tokens $15 None
547 Prescott Silver Trade Dollar
A 32mm Municipal Trade Dollar Token, struck to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Prescott, Ontario in 1984. Special Proof striking in .999 Silver, housed in original box of issue
6.Medals & Tokens $25-30 None
548 Quebec Paper Company Meal Ticket Booklet
A bright red 10x10cm meal ticket booket of the Quebec North Short Paper Co. at Baie Comeau, Quebec, with four unusued "Bon Pour Un Repas" tickets remaining attached inside. Offered together with an earlier Quebecair luggage tag with destination of Baie-Comeau, together with an unused vertical strip of 4 Baie Comeau Bus Tickets, "Passage d'Ecolioer". A nice piece of memorabilia from the pulp & paper industry (etc.)
6.Medals & Tokens $25 None
549 Royal Seals of the Jubilee Monarchs in Silver
An interesting set of seven pure Silver medals, each depicting the Great Seal of and English Monarch. Includes Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, and George V, etc. Struck in Canada, each edge-inscribed with serial number J00241, with weight of 48 grams. A 1970's era set, housed in original presentation case of issue (some residual tobacco-smoke scent). With actual silver content of 10.8 oz (currently $230), and the first such set we've encountered
6.Medals & Tokens $280-300 None
550 Sherritt Mint Nickel Demo Set
An interesting 4-piece "Nickel Story" set in Sherritt Mint folder, assembled to demonstrate the use/history of pure nickel blanks in the production of coinage. Includes a Nickel Blank, 1966-dated Sherritt Mint "test token", together with struck 1971 Canadian Nickel and remainder medal from a spent planchet sheet.
6.Medals & Tokens $25 None
551 Silver Banff Dollar
A 32mm, 16.8 gram Banff (Alberta) "Indian Days" Dollar of 1974, scarcer .999 Silver Proof striking with Chief Imasees on reverse, and mounted RCMP officer on obverse. With most attractive gunmetal-blue toning, housed in original box of issue
6.Medals & Tokens $25 None
552 St. Leon Water Token
A small 21mm brass token of 1892, "Good for One Glass St. Leon Water", as issued by the St. Leon Mineral Water Company (at St. Leon, Quebec). Abt.Fine for the issue, and a neat piece
6.Medals & Tokens $10-15 None
553 Sunoco Antique Car Medalet Collection
A complete 25-piece set of "Antique Car Coins" struck by the Franklin Mint, issued in 1968 and comprised of 26mm bronze medalions ith a dated automobile pictured on front, and the manufacturer's logo depicted on reverse. A fresh set housed in 20x25cm green card holder, and in original exterior envelope identifying the set as a Sunoco "DX Antique Car Coin Game" prize. The first complete set we have ever seen, and from the earliest years of the Franklin MInt - a likely very challenging set to find
6.Medals & Tokens $30-40 None
554 Switzerland WWI Defence Medal
A 50mm bronze medal, issued in honor of the 4th company, 24 Rifle batallion, and their moblization to protect the borders (as well as keep order in Zurich) during the years of World War I. With light surface-wear, and an interesting piece
6.Medals & Tokens $35 None
555 Toronto IOOF Vintage Badge
A 35x70mm (with suspension clasp) brass and enamelled souvenir medal of the 97th annual Sovereign Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Foresters held in Toronto in 1921. Unifacce, and an attractive piece
6.Medals & Tokens $15 None
556 Two-type Pair of Jack Snow Enclased Pennies
A pair of two different Jack Snow Credit Jeweller's Encased Cents, as follows: an encased 1947ML Cent, standard "Keep Me and Never Go Broke" reverse, an obverse text "Jack Snow / Credit Jeweller / Ottawa Ont.". Together with a second example hosting a 1954 Cent with similar reverse, though obverse text "Jack Snow" (large lettering at top), "Credit Jewellers Limited", "Cash Prices on Credit". The latter piece fairly worn and holed at the top (as possibly issued), with small key chain attached. Lot of two Ottawa tokens
6.Medals & Tokens $20 None
557 Vancouver Olympics Silver Bar
A 48x27mm one ounce (31.9 gram) Sterling Silver wafer, struck by the Royal Canadian Mint with 2010 Olympic & Paralympic logos on front. Issued only as part of a deluxe Silver Vancouver Olympics Silver Quarter Set, and extremely challenging to find as a single, thus
6.Medals & Tokens $45 None
558 Watford & Prince George Jubilee Medals
A 40mm copper Golden Jubilee medal for Prince George, British Columbia, issued in 1965 for the "White Spruce Capital of the World"; offered together with an especially ornate 35mm aluminum medal of 1924, issued to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Watford, Ontario; with small suspension ring at top. UNC, and a neat pair. Lot of 2 edals
6.Medals & Tokens $15 None
559 WWI Christmas Gift Box of Medals
An attractive 12.5x8 cm brass "Princess Mary Christmas Gift Box" of 1914, as distributed to commonwealth troops in the field and orginally containing a variety of gifts for Christmas day. Original contents no longer here, and instead a most interesting selection of six Coronation and Jubilee medals, including: "Cadbury Medal" for the 1939 Royal Visit, 1902 Coronation Medal for Edward and Alexandria, and a nice 1897 Diamond Jubilee bronze medal for Victoria. Also includes a large Kingston Frontenac Trade Dollar of 1973. A nice little memory chest of items (note: Tin has a minor at bottom-right)
6.Medals & Tokens $95 $95
560 A 2007 Year of the Pig Stamp with Missing Gold Foil
A 2007 Canada Post Year of the Pig 52 Cent Stamp (Scott #2201a), Error variety with Gold foil omitted. Mint never hinged, with AIEP certificate
7.Philatelic Lots $50-75 None
561 A Cuban Plate Proof
A Five Cent Plate Proof in non-issued black ink of Scott Cuba #389, dated 1944 and on seemingly gummed paper with overall dimensions of 60x75mm
7.Philatelic Lots $50 None
562 Armed Forces Air Letters to an overseas Polish-Canadian Officer
An interesting group of 7 Armed Forces Air Letters, alll dated 1944 and sent from Montreal to a Captain J.A. Jezewski in the Canadian Army Overseas. Each containing an extensive written letter (in Polish), and accompanied by a handful of used Canadian and Polish stamps on paper.
7.Philatelic Lots $20 None
563 Chinese Republic, lot of three full Surcharged Sheets of 1949
An unusual trio of three full sheets of 1949 Chinese Republic overprint revenue stamps, consisting of: 50 over 20, brown-purple x 1 sheet; together with blue 3 over 50, x 2 shees. Total of 300 stamps, each sheet double-folded with some damage to stamps on the bottom row.
7.Philatelic Lots $50-100 None
564 Trans-Mississippi Vignette Proofs
A 188x147mm plate Proof printing of the nine small vignettes used in the 1998 U.S. Post Office souvenir sheet re-issue of the 1898 Trans-Mississippi stamp designs. Printed on a quality paper bond, with minor rough edge at bottom. Formerly in the collection of a Canadian master engraver, and a neat item
7.Philatelic Lots $80-100 None
565 United States Star Wars Sheet
An original souvenir sheet of 15 X .41 Cent peel-off stamps, issued by the United States Post Office in 2007 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Star Wars. With full written character details for each stamp on the back of sheet, and an awesome collectible!
7.Philatelic Lots $20 None
566 A British American Bank note Colour Sample Album
An interesting 20-page salesmen's album from the British American Bank Note Company (c.1966), with each page demonstrating a different stock ink colour through the use of 6 various vignettes and design devices. Each page is also graced with the same stunning plate-printed vignette of Diana Goddess of the Hunt. A clearly well-handled book, with minor stains, the odd wrinkled page, and a single small female portrait snipped out of "Colour No. 12" page. An intriguing piece of BA Bank Note memorabilia, and of likely appeal to any collector of banknote-related ephemera
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $60-80 $30
567 A Colonial Jamaican Police Stein
A large 12.5 cm tall pewter stein with glass bottom, made for a member of the Colonial Jamaican Police Force. Thus dating prior to 1963, with impressive "Kings Crown" crest/shield on front. The stein has a couple wicked dents, however these do not show when viewing the piece with crest in front. An interesting piece from the pre-independence era
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $25 None
568 A Complete Set of Canadian Nickel Halves 1968-2015
A 46-piece set of Canadian Nickel Half Dollars, 1968 to 2015, all Brilliant Uncirculated and housed in a brown Uni-Safe album. A nicely-assembled set, well worth our esimate.(Minimum bid: $25)
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $50-60 $35
569 A delightful Refund Cheque & Letter from the L.C.B.O.
A colourful 19.5x9.5cm refund cheque from the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, dated December 29th, 1961 in the amount of One Dollar. Accompanied by an 8.5x11" letter from the Board's Chief Accountant (of the same date), detailing the discovery of an overcharge error two weeks prior, and confirming the provision of the refund cheque. A rather unique piece of Liquor industry memorabilia, and quaint nod to the age of corporate honesty
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $15 None
570 A Dietzgen Engineer Drafting Set
A 12-piece drawing instrument set by Dietzgen, c.1950-1960, "Oregon State Special" impressed into outer case flap in gold lettering, in 15x28 case with snap lid
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $50-$100 None
571 A Fine early Victorian Watch Chain in Woven Hair
A 37cm pocket-watch chain in brown woven hair, with white Masonic touch-stone near centre, and 20mm round hallmarked 9K Gold bezel at end with a small dried flower pressed between two crystal lenses. The bezel hallmark is of Birmingham, and dating to 1848. A rather exceptional piece
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $75-100 None
572 A Fine Hartz Miscrope with Case
A fine J.F. Hartz research microsope with brass hardware, in original case with accessories. Formerly the property of a Queen's graduate and retired research scientist.
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $150-200 None
573 A fine pair of Vintage Gold Stickpins
A pair of gold stickpins in fresh and delightful vintage cases, as follows: a delicate 14K gold five-pointed star inset with 10 tiny seed-pearls, in remarkably preserved early purple plush Henry Birks and Sons box with mother-of-pearl button clasp; together with tested 14K gold blue-enamelled initials, small crown above, in oxblood veritcal hinged case from Collingwood & Company, jewellers to the Royal Family. Lot of 2 cased gold stick-pins
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $150-180 None
574 A Fine Rodeo Champion Belt Buckle
An impressive 83x105mm, 100 gram oval belt buckle and 10K Gold, awarded by the Canadian Cutting Horse Association to Warren Hellyer, as 1984 Non Pro Open Champion. A lovely and authentic piece of Canadian rodeo history
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $100-120 None
575 A highly unusual group of early Watch Chains
An interesting group of five Victorian-era pocket watch chains, consisting of: a 37cm chain of elongated brass links, with what appears to be a fob of a contemporary counterfeit 1826 Six Pence of George IV in copper (in bezel); a 40cm chain comprised of thick twisted woven brown fibrous material (quite possibly lady's hair), with attractive gold-filled joining caps, "DRP Co." impressed on one bar, and attractive oval swivel stone-inset fob (dark green on one side, light translucent pink on the other) that secretly opens to reveal a small lock of fine hair; a 29cm chain of large interlinked loops of a very light black woven fibre; a 40cm light chain of smaller interlinked woven rings, light straw-coloured in appearance, with a short 5.5cm length of "Nickel Silver" links added to one end with clasp, and unusual puffed mother-of-pearl oval fob at the other end; together with an unusual 33mm chain made up of linked 5mm wide black balls which appear to be perhaps polished ebony(?), with a 19mm round fob bearing portraits of an early nobleman and lady on either side; judging by nature of the clasp and overall appearance, it is quite possible that this latter piece dates to the pre-Victorian era. An intriguing and unusual group (Lot of 5 pieces)
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $120-140 None
576 A late 19th Century Drafting Set
A 12-piece working drafting set in brass and steel, likely by Ellis, c.1870 to 1910, in a lovely wooden case. Overal dimensions 21x12 cm.
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $100-200 None
577 A lovely pair of Indigenous Dancing Boots
A pair of 31cm tall traditional dancing boots in deer-skin, with elabrate bead-work and inner upper lining of denim. With lightly-worn soles, size unknown - perhaps a women's nine?
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $100-150 None
578 A lovely set of Columbian Exposition Tickets
A set of four 10x6cm admission tickets to the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chigago, each with a classic portrait vignette from the American Banknote Company (Lincoln, Washington etc.), and all with matching serial #921. A clean and attractive AU set
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $50-60 None
579 A Masonic Cufflink Pair
A nice pair of men's Masonic cufflinks in gold-plate by Anson, each 23x13mm in measurement, with small Masons' emblum at center against rectangular inset onyx. In excellent condition, and ready for a new generation of well-dressed Masons
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $20 None
580 A Mettler Instruments H6 Analytical Scale
Mettler Instruments H6 Scale Analytical Tray Laboratory . Scientific products type h6 cap. 160 grams. Made in Switzerland, and formerly used in the laboratories of Ottawa University
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $50-75 None
581 A mixed BU Lot of Canada & US Silver Coinage
A lot of 20 various United States and Canadian Silver coins, all Brilliant Uncirculated, and consisting of: Canadian 1964 and prior Dimes X 4 pieces; Canada Quarters of 1958, 1964 and 1966, as well as 1967 and 1968 issues; U.S Roosevelt Dimes of 1960, 62, 63-D, 64 and 64-D; Washington Quarters of 1962-D and 1964 (three pieces), together with a 1968-D Silver Clad Kennedy Half. (Opening bid of $40)
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $70-80 None
582 A nice Collection of Framed Numismatic Collections
A diverse set of 7 wood-framed Coin collections, as direct-marketed in the 1980's and 1990's, as follows: The "Centennial Collection", with complete set of 1967 Silver coinage, together with a Centennial Dollar note and pair of stamps; "Canadian World War II Collection", with complete type-set of war-time coinage and pair of stamps; "British World War II" Collection, with both Silver and base-metal coinage, together with pair of stamps; "One Hundred Years of Canadian History with Pennies", including both large and small Cents; "1973 The Year Canada Saluted the R.C.M.P." with commemorative Silver RCMP Dollar, together with several uncircuated examples of the Mountie Quarter; "United States World War II Collection", with Silver coinage and postage stamps; together with "Canadian Silver Currency", containing more than 2.5 oz of net Silver. A nice representation, with originial cumulative selling price of approximately $500. (Lot of 7 frames)
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $250-300 $141
583 A nice English Farthing Lot
A lot of 19 English Farthing coins, 1850 to 1946, including 5 Victoria, 2 Edward, 9 George V and 2 George VI issues. Nice grades Fine to UNC, with cumulative book value of $75.
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $35-45 None
584 A nice group of early Mechanical Pencils
A group of 4 quite early mechanic pencils, as follows: a nice 8 cm pencil in Sterilng Silver by Bates & B, with suspension loop at end; a second very slim 7 cm pencil aso in Sterling, with suspenion loop; a third very dainty 48 mm (extendable to 64mm) presumptive Sterling pencil in the sampe of a tiny scepre, with red "jewel" at top and suspension loop attached to side on the side; together with a very slim engraved gold-filled pen with suspension loop at top. A very nice little group, housed together in a vintage cardboad box of J.W. Johnson Jeweler & Optician, 272 Yonge St. Toronto. Lot of 4 pencils
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $50 $50
585 A nice Imperial Russian Coin Bracelet
A Silver bracelet crafted out of Five, Ten and Fifteen Kopek Imperial Russian coins with dates 1905-1915, arranged by graduating size and linked together by individual link pairs and a silver clasp. Bracelt has separated between the two largest coins, but could be easily repaired. Total of ten coins, nicely-toned and averaging sharp VF
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $30-40 None
586 A nice lot of U.S. Coinage in 2x2's
A well-organized lot of 95 United States in 2x2's, Lincoln Cents through Ike/Presidential Dollars, and including 1909 Lincoln Cent, several BU Cents from the 1950's, 1960 D/D Cent, a number of B.U. States Quarters, both varieties of 1976 Ike Dollars, etc. All housed together in a red single-row box. With cumulative face-value of U.S. $41.40 (or about $54 CDN), and a nice U.S. trading or starter collection. (Minimum bid: $55)
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $100-120 None
587 A nice Silver Rosary
A 51cm vintage rosary in Sterling Silver and crystal, with 40mm Silver crucifix suspended at bottom
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $30 None
588 A nice WWI Era Compass, connected to an Ottawa Scout Troop
A 45mm pocket compass by Gydawl, with 36-year provanance engraved on both front and back lids, as follows: "W.L. Atkinson, from R.W. Cowley, The Maple Leaf Forever, 8-3-16" on one side, and on on the other: 15th Parkdale Scout Troop, 6-5-52". Suspended on both a thick woven deer-hide cord, as well as tightly-woven black and red cord. Accompanied by a 6x4.5cm Boy Scouts cap-badge of some vintage. An "R.H. Cowley" served as Toronto Board of Education Chief Inspector during this period, although further research would be required to make this direct connection.
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $90-100 None
589 A Pair of Remarkable Penny Black Cufflinks in Gold
A very impressive pair of custom-made cufflinks in tested 14K Gold, each enclosing an authentic 1840 English "Penny Black" - the world's first postage stamp. With overall weight of 17.8 grams (and current gold value of $500+). An distinguished addition to the attire of any dedicated philatelist
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $700-800 None
590 A Remarkable Memento of a New York Royal Visit
A fresh and lovely 15x10cm folded invitation card, prepared on behalf of New York City Mayor Robert Wagner, to an October 3, 1963 reception at the Walorf Astoria in honor of Haile Selassie, the Emperor of Ethiopia. A stunning plate-printed portrait of Selassie is at left, with invitation text at right. With additional folded blank interior card bearing the embossed great seal of New York. From the estate of a former master engraver, and quite likely an original Proof. Undoubtedly a rare memento of this visit, which saw the Emperor both address the United Nations as well as be received by John F. Kennedy just weeks beore the President's assassination.
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $50-60 None
591 A Star Wars Toy Lot!
A lot of 18 Star Wars action figures from Hasbro, all mint and stil sealed in their unopened packages, most from Episode VI "Revenge of Sith", although a few from other episodes such as "Empire Strikes Back", etc. Very little duplication, and characters include Luke, Tie Figher Pilot, Chewie, Destroyer Droid, Bib Fortuna, etc. Dates on packaging would suggest these are 2005-06 vintage. Also includes a pair of unopened McDonalds Anakin Skywalker and R2D2 push toys from 2008. An excellent investment lot or kid's party kit, with original cost of $220+
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $110-120 None
592 A Superb Masonic Regalia Lot
A fine lot of Masonic ceremonial regalia, as follows: pair of Masonic "aprons" by Muir Cap & Regalia of Toronto; a 40x40mm 32nd degree cross in gilted Sterling Silver, on 13" satin or silk neck-ribbon; 4"-wide neck sash in crimson and blue, with triangular emblum clasp (also by Muir); together with an early 44x26mm shield-shaped enameled Knights Templar pin of the Ottawa Precemptory. Lot of five items
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $100-125 None
593 A Trio of Fine Leather Coin Cases from the Royal Canadian Mint
A lot of three 12x30 cm coin storage wallets in superb full-grain leather, made for the Royal Canadian Mint and offered for storage of both Commemorative Silver Dollars (X 2 folders) as well as the $100 gold series. Designed to compactly fit a standard safety-deposit box, and of lovely workmanship. Lot of three wallets, original issue price $210+
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $75-100 None
594 A Vintage Chad Valley Metal Puzzles Game
A 21x16 box containing "Metal Puzzles" by Chad Valley, c.1950's and a refreshing nod to the age of pre-electronic entertainment
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $20-25 None
595 A Vintage Dinky Catalogue and Box
An original 18x5.5cm blue box for a Dinky No.521 Bedfort Articulated Lorry, in nice collectible condition with clear wear to bottom edges; offered together with a fresh and original 9.5x12.5cm 1960 Dinky Toys price-catalogue for Canada. A neat pair, with must nostalgia
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $25-35 None
596 A Vintage RCM Jewellery Lot
A pair of men's 22mm slightly-scalloped cufflinks in a satin silver finish, housed in original RCM box of issue; together with a lady's 45mm wide pin-on bow in Sterling Silver, with Canadian coat-of-arms at center, also in original box of issue. Lot of two pristine RCM items, dating from the late 1960's/early 1970's.
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $30 None
597 A19th Century Drafting Set by Elliott Brothers
A 13-piece drafting set with original pencils, three with ivory handles, together with ivory pantho-graph. By Elliott Brothers Opticians, in original case of issue with some wear and very minor humidity damage.
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $200-300 None
598 An Antique Dutch Vault Plate
An interesting 10x7.5cm vintage brass safe plate emblum from the venerable LIPS safe company of Dordrecht, Holland. Uniface, as always, and mid to early 20th century
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $25 None
599 An Appealing Inuit Tapestry
A 37x92cm printed tapesty on heavy woven canvas made in 2003 by the Baffin Island-based artist Gyta Eeseemailee. Suspended from a wooden dowel, and depicting a trio of inuit ice-fishermen
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $40-50 None
600 An early 19th Century Gentleman's Set
A fine 5-piece gentleman's set in ivory, early 19th century, consisting of: letter opener, knife, pencil holder (still works), was seal (not engraved), and pen holder with minor damage on tip. Each engraved with art-work of the period, and housed in original travel case
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $150-250 None
601 An early Mark Twain Postcard
An early unused 15x9cm postcard of Mark Twain, with quote "When in doubt tell the truth". With lightly-rounded corners, and a very minor tear at upper right vertial margin. Age unknown, but verly likely early 20th century
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $10-15 None
602 An interesting 1946 Calendar from the Prague Uprising
A 17x23cm spiral bound calender for the year 1946, each page for a different week, printed as a celebration of the 1945 Prague uprising, which saw the withdrawl of occupying German troops from the city (and susequent welcoming of the Red Army). A most interesting documentary of this key wartime event in Czech history, with light wear to hard board cover, and free from any notations througout.
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $20-30 None
603 An interesting box of Military & Service Memorabilia, the property of a distinguished WWII Veteran, NATO training officer, and King Scout
A small 24x15cm wooden trunk with more than 50 pins, buttons and badges, including the following: men's early Timex wrist-watch, Major's fancy woven-gold shoulder dress epaulets, Van Doos fancy woven crest, Vimy Memorial 75th anniversary pin, a pair of Dutch 1995 Liberation "thank you" medals, Royal 22nd Regiment Officer's Cap-badge, French Canadian Regiment Collar-badge(?) in Sterling Silver, together with a few WWII era coins and banknotes, etc. In addition to being a WWII vet, the former owner was both a King Scout and NATO trainer to the Tanzanian Army. A most interesting lot, well worth our estimate
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $100-150 None
604 An interesting group of U.S. Official letters, including signature of Roosevelt's Secretary of War
An intriguing lot of 4 letters, as follows: An April 2nd, 1949 letter from U.S. Congressional Majority Leader (and later Speaker) John W. McCormack, to [General] Ralph Mcleod pertaining to the possible discovery of uranium on the propery of McLeod's brother (hand-signed by Congressman McCormack); a fascinating September 2, 1938 letter to Congressman McCormack from the Secretary of War, Harry Hines Woodring, briefly acknowledging discussion of "a formula for converting water into a liquid similar to gasoline", hand-signed by the Secretary; a July 10th, 1929 typed invitation to Major Ralph E. MacLeod (then Massachusetts National Guard) from Boston Mayor Malcom E. Nichols, inviting him to a luncheon at the Ritz-Carlton in honor of Paris Military Governor General Gouraud (hand-signed by Mayor Nichols); together with a May 7, 1917 typed letter to Ralph MacLeod from United States Senator H.C. Lodge, Chairman of the Committee on Private Land Claims, acknowledging MacLeod's letter proposing a new type of [weapon] projectile (hand-signed by Lodge). A very eclectic group of official letters, with some nice U.S. political autographs.
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $50-60 None
605 An intriguing pair of Inuit Dolls
A pair of 20cm high dolls with heads and feet in green serpentine soapstone, and full winter outer dress crafted in seal-skin. One appears to be a male hunter (top of coat hood cleanly missing), the other an inuit mother with second smaller child's head in hood behind her. A very special pair of dolls, both signed on bottom soles of boots, and with some various light damage, mainly to arms (female is missing her right glove/hand, etc.). Unlike, frankly, anything we've seen
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $50-60 None
606 An Ontario Curling Pin Lot
A nice earlier group of enamelled Curling pins, as follows: 22mm round 1949 Ontario Bonspiel (yellow & blue); 22mm round 1951 Ontario Bonspiel (white & blue); 28x30mm shield-shaped 1953 N.O.C.A. Bonspiel Sudbury Curling Club (dark blue enamel); 33x20mm oval 1967 Perth Curling Club Senior Bonspiel and Club Championship pins; together with undated by earlier pin trio of the Brampton, Unionville and Kingston Curling Clubs (varied enamelling). Lot of 8 pins
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $30-40 None
607 An original lot of English Fine Gold Leaf/Foil
A most interesting trio of vintage boxes from the venerable George M. Whiley Limited of Middlesex, England, (official supplier of Gold Leaf to Queen Elizabeth), containing a total of forty-three 11.5x9cm multi-page booklets of fine gold foil leaf. Thus about 400 or so individual gold leaf sheets, in fresh and flawless condition. An excellent opportunity for the art-restorer (or collector of such memorabilia), with likely substantial modern replacement value
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $250-300 None
608 An UNC lot of U.S. Wheat Cents
A lot of 19 Mint-state United States "Wheat" Cents, 1938 to 1949, all in 2x2's holders and fully-attributed. An excellent and attractive starter-set, with Red Book value of $48
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $30-40 None
609 An Unopened Mint Nickel Bag!
An original Royal Canadian Mint bag containing 2,000 piece of 1963 Five Cents ($100 face), still sealed and never opened, contents identified only through a date code on the attached tag. While we encounter the ocasionall One Cent bag, this is the first sealed Nickel Bag we've handled in the past ten years.
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $250 None
610 Canada Merchant Scrip Lot
An interesting lot of approximately 100 pieces of Canadian merchant scrip and promo certificates, with some duplication (30+ issuers), and including: Warren's House of Britches, Imperial Car Wash, Shell Oil, McDonalds, Chappy's Fish & Chips, Kenoco, Chicken Delight, Steinberg and A&W. Also includes a lower serial #00027 Quyon Dollar. Mainly 1970's and 1980's vintage, and of Ottawa area origin. A neat lot!
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $45 None
611 Canada WWII Gas Ration Booklets
A pair of 1945/46 Gasoline Licences and Ration Coupon Books, each 60x127mm, including scarcer "W.I.T." Wartime Industrial Transit booket, each with numerous tickets remaining inside.
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $40 None
612 City of Cambden Specimen Paving Bond
A large 35x25cm Specimen $5,000 Paving Bond for the City of Cambden, New Jersey, dated 1907 with "000" serial numbers. Printed by Kihn Brothers Banknote Engravers and Printers (New York), and from the estate of a early 20th century master engraver; EF, with lightly-rounded corners, etc.
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $25-30 None
613 House of Seagram Certificate by Canadian Banknote
A 15x7cm "Certificate of Registration", printed by Canadian Banknote Company for Seagram's Crown Royal Whisky. Seemingly included with their 1950's bottles of special rare whisky, and the first such example we've seen! VF
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $10 None
614 Panama-Pacific Exposition Pass Proofs
A pair of 10.5x6.5cm unused pass Proofs for the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Franciso, including one double-sided admission card of black ink on front, green on back; together with a single unfinished back Proof in Green, the former with a significant but subtle vertical tear near right front margin. From the estate of an early 20th century master engraver, and a neat pair of Exposition memorabilia
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $30-40 None
615 Philadelphia City Treasury Note
A most interesting 23.5x11.5 cm plate-printed Proof on card stock of an 1897 Philadelphia City Treasurer note (blank back), by Huston, Ashmead, Wilson Co. Ltd, with some nice raised intaglio detailing. AU, with light corner-wear. From the estate of an early 20th century Banknote engraver, and quite possibly unique
8.Artifacts, Collectibles & Bulk Lots $30-40 None
616 An Error Small Cent Lot
A neat assembly of 19 minor Canadian Small Cent Errors, verified by Roger Paulen, including clipped planchets, and strike-throughs, etc. Housed in 2x2's and fully-attributed, with dates ranging from 1943 to 1983. An excellent starter set for the error enthusiast
9.Error Coins $50-60 $31
617 Canada
A 1965-79 One Cent of Elizabeth, struck 65% off-center with a notable indent on reverse. PCGS MS-63RB, and a neat-looking piece!
9.Error Coins $180-200 None
618 Canada
A 1975 One Cent struck through a planchet, resulting in a "100% indented obverse" (blank obverse, except for faint impression of reverse Maple leaves). PCGS MS-64RB
9.Error Coins $200 None
619 Canada
A 1979 On Cent, struck on an unidentified foreign 2.91 gram Cupro-nickel planchet. PCGS MS-62, and an intriguing coin
9.Error Coins $300-350 None
620 Canada
An undated 1968-89 Twenty-five Cents, struck on a Ten Cent planchet. PCGS MS-64, and a nice grade for the type
9.Error Coins $250-280 None
621 Canada 10 Cents 1965
A BU Silver 1965 Ten Cents, with 1.5mm lip at bottom. A nice high-grade error
9.Error Coins $15-20 None
622 Canada Clipped Cent Pair
A pair of Clipped Elizabeth Small Cents, consisting of: 1975 Cent AU with very small clip at bottom rim across from "N", together with a neat 1983 Cent with two varying clips at upper right and left (Lot of 2 coins)
9.Error Coins $20 None
623 United States
A one-ounce, 2000-dated Silver Eagle One Dollar coin, with full-colour obverse (walking liberty side); an attracive piece, in box of issue with certificate
9.Error Coins $35 None
624 Five Cent Nickel Set
A complete date-set of Canadian Nickels, 1922 to 1996, housed in a brown unisafe album. Includes key dates 1925 (Fine) and 1926 Far "6" (VG), the remainder in typical circulated grades. A nice opportunity to have the work done for you! (Estimated retail: $300+)
9.Error Coins $200-240 None
625 Proof Twenty-five Cent Lot
A run of ten Twenty-five Cent coins, 1981-1990, all Proof Strikings and housed in 2x2 holders
9.Error Coins $25 None