Paris in February Sale 2021

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 […]

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Paris in August Sale 2020

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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It Was a Very Good Year in Moncton

Collectors often ask, “What’s hot?”  They want to know if their particular genre of the hobby is popular and if prices are trending up or down.  Without question, fancy serial numbers – radars, low numbers, solid numbers, ladders, etc. – have performed exceptionally in recent years and there’s no indication this is about to change […]

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2018 Auction Lineup

2018 promises to be one of the most exciting years yet for Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd.  Coming off a tremendous 2017, featuring a million-dollar Toronto Coin Expo Spring Sale highlighted by the Covered Bridge Collection, we have five auctions scheduled for the coming year. Our first 2018 auction is designed to make an already successful […]

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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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Newfoundland Paper Money

Collectors of Newfoundland paper money are in for a treat in this edition of the Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Moncton November Sale; all issuers are represented, the Government of Newfoundland, Union Bank of Newfoundland, and the Commercial Bank of Newfoundland.  Great deals are often the order of the evening during the Moncton Sale, so it’s […]

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There’s Gold in Moncton

The Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Moncton November Sale is consistently a popular auction for a number of reasons; it’s a lot of fun and offers a wide selection of quality material, always with some “deals to be had,” as the expression goes.  One of the things we’ve noticed about this year’s sale is the range […]

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Bank of Hamilton Bank Notes

Canada’s banking history tells the story of our nation’s development even beyond economics.  Learning about our earliest financial institutions teaches about which cities were vital to the growth of our country and the local industries that fuelled each community’s well-being.  The Bank of Hamilton was a determined and innovative company that served a new country […]

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