George Washington Security Medal

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. […]

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Leroux Well-Represented in Paris

Joseph Leroux was one of the pioneers of Canadian numismatics.  On the cover of his 1888 book, The Canadian Coin Cabinet, he stated that, “This work has been honoured with a subscription from the French government,” and he also put that statement on the reverse of his promotional medals, so it seems only fitting that […]

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Moncton November Sale 2017 Summary

The Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Moncton November Sale delivered again; our consigners were pleased and winning bidders found some great deals, but the auction succeeded in what it does best every year – provide an entertaining evening of numismatic fun right here in the Maritimes. Paper money did well, bolstered by Bank of Canada and […]

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A King Edward VII Collection

King Edward VII of the United Kingdom was born November 9, 1841, reigning from 1901 until his death in 1910.  To honour King Edward on his birthday, we thought it would be a good idea to have a blog post highlighting a collection of interesting material with his image that has been sold through Geoffrey […]

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