Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. has introduced The Auction Desk with assistance from Toronto Coin Expo organizer, Jared Stapleton. With the Expo cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation and the ability to view the exceptional numismatic material in our Spring Sale 2020 reduced, it seemed like the perfect time to introduce this video. Watch Dawn and […]Read more "The Auction Desk – Spring Sale 2020"
To our loyal auction clients, Given the current state of events regarding the COVID-19 virus, we feel it is important to relay information regarding Geoffrey Bell Auctions. We plan to continue moving forward with our Spring Auction, mindful of this unprecedented situation. If you are unable to, or uncomfortable attending in person, Geoffrey Bell Auctions […]Read more "Spring Sale 2020 Announcement"
When notes are as rare as the BC-49c-i Lawson-Bouey EEP prefix from the 1971 Bank of Canada $10 banknote series become available, the Canadian paper money collecting world takes notice because it may be the only chance to add it to your portfolio. For the Toronto Coin Expo 2020 Spring Sale Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. is […]Read more "Finest Known Rare Banknote for Toronto Coin Expo"
Canada’s premier numismatic auction house is kicking off the new year with their Paris in February Sale, which is held annually in conjunction with the Paris Coin Show, Canada’s Best 1-Day Coin Show. The auction takes place February 1, 2020 at 5pm at the Hampton Inn & Suites Brantford Conference Centre, 20 Fen Ridge Court, […]Read more "The Paris in February Sale takes place February 1, 2020"
Is there one in your change? At the Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Annual Premier Auction, held in conjunction with the Toronto Coin Expo, October 4th, 2019, a rare modern coin will be available to the highest bidder. It must be noted that there very well could be more out there circulating with our regular change. […]Read more "Rare Modern Coin for Annual Premier Auction"
Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd.’s Annual Premier Auction delivers the best of Canadian numismatics. Rare and scarce banknotes, coins, medals, tokens, and other historic ephemera will be jam-packed into one intensive session October 4th, 2019 during the Toronto Coin Expo. Of the many highlights, error coins and banknotes will be drawing spirited bidding. There are many […]Read more "Premier Auction Errors – the Good Kind!"
Geoffrey Bell Auction Ltd’s Annual Premier Auction is set for October 4th, 2019 in Toronto. Held in conjunction with the Toronto Coin Expo, the sale features a format a little different from the New Brunswick based auction firm’s usual setup: one session only, packed full of the best rare and scarce numismatic material, making it […]Read more "Annual Premier Auction Banknotes"
The first notes issued by the Bank of Canada, the 1935 series, are unquestionably iconic to collectors of Canadian banknotes. The series is special because each denomination offers something extraordinary and the note featured in this post seems to hold a place in the heart of every Canadian, the one featuring an eight-year-old future longest-reigning […]Read more "Princesses in Paris"
Fancy serial numbered banknotes are a hot commodity in the numismatic market place right now and there’s no sign that that’s going to change. As witnessed in past sales, low numbers, solid numbers, ladders, and radars have consistently exceeded pre-sale expectations. Here are a few special radar notes that can be found in Geoffrey Bell […]Read more "Multiple Radar Notes for Paris Sale"
Do you study those pieces listed in the first section of the Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins? Many collectors of our nation’s currency seem to ignore this section, jumping right to provincial coinage or even those struck by the Province of Canada in 1858, leaving these important pieces hugely under-appreciated. Canada’s history didn’t begin […]Read more "Early North American Currency at Toronto Coin Expo"