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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Two Bank of Toronto Discovery Notes for the Toronto Coin Expo 2018 Spring Sale

The bank with the quintessential metropolitan-sounding name began life to service rural areas outside of Toronto which were in need of banking opportunities.  Slow-starting, the Bank of Toronto opened its doors to the public in 1856 and is still in operation today as the Toronto-Dominion Bank after amalgamating with the Dominion Bank in 1955.  Geoffrey […]

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