Last July, noted Canadian numismatist Harold Don Allen passed away shortly after his 89th birthday. Dr. Allen began collecting at least seventy years ago. His interests were unusually wide ranging, and he was never content with merely accumulating money and its substitutes. He investigated the stories that his collectibles told from many different angles, and […]
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Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. is proud to present a full lineup of rare and scarce banknotes, coins, tokens, and medals with this year’s Toronto Coin Expo Fall Sale. The Toronto Coin Expo, unable to hold an in-person show this year due to the pandemic, is upping their game with the auction portion of the event. Presented over its usual two […]
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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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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. […]
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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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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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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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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 […]
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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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