Exceptional Fifty-Cent Pieces for the Toronto Coin Expo 2018 Fall Sale

“Collect the best,” is a piece of advice often gifted by knowledgeable numismatists and the rare opportunity to obtain the ultimate “best” Canadian coin is here with the latest offering from Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd.  Their Toronto Coin Expo 2018 Fall Sale is a momentous auction as the finest-known King of Canadian Coins, along with […]

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Introducing the Gannet Collection

If you have an interest in birding, you’re likely aware gannets utilize highly evolved hunting techniques; when you witness the material in the Gannet Collection, it will be obvious the collector responsible for this assemblage possessed some superior banknote hunting skills of their own.  Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. is very pleased to present the Gannet […]

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Paris Sale Banknote Types

Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd.’s Paris Sale takes place August 11, 2018 at the Hampton Inn & Suites, Brantford, Ontario.  This offering, held the evening prior to the popular Paris Coin Show, can be summed up with one adjective: strong.  These are the types of sales for which the Moncton based numismatic auction house has become […]

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What are Changeover Banknotes?

When working with Canadian banknotes, there are lots of terms to learn: devil’s face, overprint, discovery note, and the names of various types of errors are just a few.  Another term that’s important is “changeover” and there’s no readily available definition to help any confused collectors.  Today’s Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. blog post will provide […]

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Some Famous Canadian Dots

People working in coin shops all across the country have undoubtedly fielded more than a few inquiries about some sort of suspicious-looking mark on a Canadian coin, often taking the form of a dot, from eagle-eyed members of the public hoping to have found something worth a small fortune, but rarely do any of these […]

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