You would be hard-pressed to find a collector of coins, banknotes, medals, or tokens who didn’t know a thing or two about history; numismatics and learning about the past go hand-in-hand. To illustrate this, today’s blog post will pick a few items from the recent Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Paris Sale and insert a few […]Read more "Learning History Through Numismatics"
“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 […]Read more "The Paris Sale Roundup"
Do you have an interest in Canadian pre-confederation tokens? We have good news! Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. has assembled an impressive offering of nice-grade tokens for their Paris Sale, which takes place February 3, 2018, giving opportunity for enthusiasts of these historic bits of metal to fill some of those hard-to-find holes or upgrade their […]Read more "Need Canadian Pre-Confederation Tokens?"
The première Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Paris Winter Sale is another well-rounded numismatic auction for which the firm has become known. Held in conjunction with the Paris Coin Show, formerly known as the S.W.O.N. show, the auction takes place February 3rd, 2018 with the show happening on the 4th. No matter what numismatic genre you […]Read more "Paris 2018 Winter Sale"
Following our blog posts on some great, early banknotes from the Exchange Bank of Toronto and the Bank of Prince Edward Island for the upcoming Paris Winter Sale, we couldn’t resist writing about another innovative institution – The Agricultural Bank. The Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Paris Winter Sale takes place February 3rd, 2018 in Paris, […]Read more "Banknotes from the Agricultural Bank for the Paris Sale"
The names of institutions like the Bank of Nova Scotia and the Bank of Montréal have been engrained as a part of our nation’s history, but there could have easily been another name just as iconic were it not for the misfortune of mismanagement. Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. has two banknotes from the Bank of […]Read more "Bank of Prince Edward Island Notes in Paris"
In less than a month the first Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Paris Coin Show sale will be in the books, so in the next few blog posts we are going to learn a little Canadian history while talking about some of the pieces being presented in Paris February 3rd, 2018. Our nation’s early banking history […]Read more "Exchange Bank of Toronto Banknotes in Paris"