The Paris Sale Roundup

“If it ain’t broke, break it,” is a new take on an old cliché that’s essentially been applied to the Paris Coin Show.  The show that was often referred to as the SWON Show has been the best one-day coin show in the country for quite some time, but with this last show it just […]

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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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The Newfoundland Counterstamped Coins of Nils Ohman

Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. sales have achieved a reputation for offering scarce material beyond typical Canadian decimal coins and paper money; tokens and medals are two examples of where the firm has assembled offerings of historical Canadian pieces often under-appreciated elsewhere.  Some extensive collections of counterstamped coins and tokens is another area in which they’ve […]

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Union Bank of Newfoundland Notes

Canadian history and numismatics are obviously linked; each item tells a story of the happenings in the lives of the residents at that particular place and time.  It’s that storied connection that becomes exciting when viewing such offerings as The Covered Bridge Collection by Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd.  Four particular pieces from the Union Bank […]

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