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"
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"
This year’s Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Paris in August Sale is a little different; it’s not in Paris. With the cancellation of the popular Paris Coin Show due to COVID-19, the firm will be conducting their auction from their home base of Moncton, New Brunswick. This format worked successfully with their Toronto Coin Expo Spring […]Read more "Paris in August Sale 2020"
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"
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!"
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"
Errors are something out of the norm. They stand out as something that wasn’t meant to be and that makes them interesting, and sometimes valuable, to collectors. Banknote errors are not meant to be released to general circulation, but despite the Bank of Canada’s best efforts, some escape to become sought-after anomalies for us numismatists. […]Read more "Error Banknotes in our Toronto Coin Expo 2019 Spring Sale"