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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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, […]
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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. […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Coinweek recently posted an article titled, “What to Give a Numismatist for Christmas,” by Jeff Garrett that had some wonderful ideas, but understandably directed toward an American audience. So, instead of just sharing it to our Facebook page, we wrote a Canuck version mostly following their fine suggestions. Below are our top gift ideas for […]
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Many lots exceeded their pre-sale estimates at Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd.’s Toronto Coin Expo 2018 Fall Sale and it’s worth taking a closer look at those that did to see if those examples are providing an indication of how our hobby is performing, perhaps even foreshadowing growth areas. The sale was expertly crafted to provide […]
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