Last July, noted Canadian numismatist Harold Don Allen passed away shortly after his 89th birthday. Dr. Allen began collecting at least seventy years ago. His interests were unusually wide ranging, and he was never content with merely accumulating money and its substitutes. He investigated the stories that his collectibles told from many different angles, and […]Read more "Harold Don Allen Collection at Toronto Coin Expo 2021 Fall Sale"
Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. is proud to present a full lineup of rare and scarce banknotes, coins, tokens, and medals with this year’s Toronto Coin Expo Fall Sale. The Toronto Coin Expo, unable to hold an in-person show this year due to the pandemic, is upping their game with the auction portion of the event. Presented over its usual two […]Read more "Toronto Coin Expo 2021 Fall Sale"
Our Paris Sales, normally held in conjunction with the hugely popular Paris Coin Show, have quickly become one of the most looked forward to Canadian numismatic auctions each year. While 2021 won’t see a coin show in Paris, Ontario due to the pandemic, our Paris Summer Sale, which goes live Saturday, August 14th, has some […]Read more "Paris Summer Sale 2021 – Auction Highlights"
Each Paris Sale is a unique auction that fills a void in the Canadian numismatic landscape for both newer and serious collectors. The upcoming Paris Summer Sale 2021 is no different. One of the most efficient ways to get a feel for its contents is to check out The Auction Desk with Dawn and Jared. […]Read more "The Auction Desk: Paris Summer Sale 2021 and PDF Catalogue"
Since our last blog entry focused on a number of banknotes in session one of our Toronto Coin Expo 2021 Spring Sale, this post will highlight 12 items of interest in session two. Top quality Canadian numismatic material has become exceedingly scarce to obtain, but we’ve managed to secure enough to deliver another historic auction, […]Read more "12 Items of Interest in Session 2 of the Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. 2021 Spring Sale"
The coin and banknote market is hot in Canada right now, but that’s not at all new for fancy serial number collectors as that segment of Canadian banknote collecting has been realizing record prices for a number of years. The good news is that the upcoming Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. 2021 Toronto Coin Expo Spring […]Read more "Fancy Serial Numbers for the Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. 2021 Spring Sale"
Our Toronto Coin Expo auctions are major Canadian numismatic events and this year’s Spring Sale is no different. Join us over the next few posts as we cover the rare and scarce coins, bank notes, tokens, and medals you can expect to see in Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd.’s 2021 Spring Sale. This first edition of […]Read more "Pre-Auction Highlights – The Auction Desk: Toronto Coin Expo 2021 Spring Sale"
Their dead-of-winter auction has been a welcome respite for eager numismatists in normal years, but the current Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Paris in February Sale really amplifies that sentiment. With their first offering of 2021, Canada’s premier numismatic auction house puts something for every level of collector on the block. They have pulled out all […]Read more "Paris in February Sale 2021"
Do you subscribe to the Numismatic Bibliomania Society‘s electronic newsletter, E-Sylum? We do. It’s delivered to your email inbox every Sunday evening and is full of useful and interesting numismatic information. An exciting part of dealing with coins in a retail auction environment is that you never know what could come in the door next. […]Read more "George Washington Security Medal"
We have added the Paris Summer Sale 2020 – Session 1 – Geoffrey Bell Auctions – Moncton New Brunswick online as a pdf catalogue. August 8th 2020, 5:00pm EDT 1141 Main Street Moncton, NB Lot Viewing By Appointment Auction Start 5:00pm EDT – Ontario timeRead more "Paris in August 2020 Catalogue"