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December 5, 2000 Coin Auction

This sale will take place at 11:15am at Toronto's Eagles Club - 17 Elm Street (two blocks north of Dundas, west off Yonge Street). Viewing for this sale will be held at our offices at 211 Yonge Street, suite 200 on November 30, December 1 and December 4 from 10:30am to 5:30pm. We will also allow limited viewing on the day of sale from 10am to 11am.
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GOLD COINS
1 Seven gold medallions - Canadian prime ministers - stamped 22k. - 10.5 gms. each - Canadian coat of arms on one side - prime ministers on the other inc. A. MacKenzie (2), Bowell, Thompson, Laurier, Borden and J. A. Macdonald. Unc.....E$700+

2 Canada - 1912 $10 - 16.7185g - .900 gold - .4838 oz. A.G.W. F .....Krause U.S.$375 (C$544)

3 Canada - 1967 $20 - 18.2733g - .900 gold - .5288 oz. A.G.W. Unc. .....E$200+

4 Similar lot

5 Great Britain - 1900 half-sovereign - F. B.V. - 3.9940g - .917 gold - .1177 oz. A.G.W.

6 Great Britian - 1913 sovereign - 7.9881g - .917 gold - .2354 oz. A.G.W. F. BV

7 Australia - one sovereign 1891 “S” - F+ - 7.9881g - .917 gold - .2354 oz. A.G.W......Krause U.S.$120 (C$174)

8 Gold and silver coins - Israel 20th Anniv. 1948-68 - two coins inc. 10 lirot silver 26g. - .900 silver; and 100 lirot gold 25g and .800 gold unc ......E$350

9 Russia - 1899 10 roubles - 8.0626g - .900 gold - .2489 oz. A.G.W. F+ .....E$100+

10 Russia - 1904 five roubles - 4.3013g - .900 gold - .1244 oz. A.G.W. F-VF.....E$50-$75

11 Turkey - 1861 25 piastres - 1.8040g - .917 gold - .0532 oz. A.G.W. .....Krause U.S.$50 (C$72.50)

12 United States - 1901 Coronet Eagle $10 - actual pure gold wt. .4839 oz. - .900 fineness.....E$250+

13 United States - 2½ dollar 1912 - 4.19g. - .900 gold A.G.W. - .1210 oz. BV

14 Similar lot

15 United States - similar to California types half dollar rounds - featuring stars and Indian head - 1854, and “California Gold” with semi-circular floral pattern at bottom “½” depicting boar. F.....E$40

SILVER COINS
16 Canada 50¢ 1871 H - F for this.....Charlton $325

17 Canada $1 silver 1945 VF.....E$80

18 Similar lot

19 Canada $1 1947 with Maple Leaf F-VF.....E$80

20 Canada $1 1955 Arnprior F-VF.....E$40

21 Canada - comprising 10¢ KGV to mostly QEII (262) - 25¢ mainly KGVI and QEII (162), and 50¢ (40) 1943-65 - eight diff. VG-unc.....E$250

COINS
22 Canada and Provinces - comrpsing 111 Large Cents inc. Canada 1859-1920 (35 diff.) and inc. P.E.I. 1871 (3), Nfld. 1885-1913 (7), N.S. 1864 (2); Small Cents (93) mainly KGV inc. 1922-4 and 1925 (2); 2 X 5¢ silver; and 49 KGV and VI nickels. circ. VG-VF .....1999 Charlton $314.25

23 Canada - Large and Small Cents comprising 143 Large Cents - note 1858 (2) and 1907H (3); and 218 Small Cents all reigns - note 1922-3 (3), 1924 (6) and 1925 (4). Most VG-F.....E$200-$250

24 Canada - group of 1¢ (150) and 5¢ nickel (37); mainly varieties, inc. clipped, off-centre strikes, die breaks, dots, filled-in letters and numbers etc. Most F-F+.....E$50-$75

25 Canada - comprising 5¢ silver (46) inc. QV (21) note 1858, 1874-82, 1883, 1885, 1886 (2), 1887, 1889, 1897 F; KE (14), KGV (11); 5¢ nickel mostly KGV (34); 10¢ silver inc. QV (20) - note 1858 (2), 1870-1, 1883, 1885, 1887 & 1893; KE (13), KGV (51), KGVI (43) and QEII (37); + 900 silver 10¢ in rolls mainly KGVI and QEII. Mainly VG some better.....Charlton $900+

26 Canada - 25¢ silver inc. QV (16) - note 1858, 1871 (2), 1880 wide “0", 1889 and 1891; KE (10); KGV (35) - note 1936 dot (2) and 1915; KGVI (179) and QEII (345). G-VF.....Charlton $1208

27 Canada - 50¢ (16) inc. QV 1871, 1888, 1899, 1900; KE 1903H, 1904-6, 1909 and KGV 1911, 1916, 1918, 1920, 1929 (2) and 1934. G-VG.....Charlton $535

28 Canada - 50¢ silver inc. KGV (4 - unreadable dates); KGVI (268) note 1942-3, 1949-1; and QEII (165) otherwise most F or better .....Charlton $875

29 Canada - $1 silver comprising 1936-7, 1939 (3), 1949 (3), 1950, 1952, 1953 (2), 1954, 1957 (17), 1958, 1959 (5), 1960 (8), 1961 (4), 1962 (5), 1963-4 (3), 1965 (10), 1966 (6) and 1967 (2). Most F-VF+.....Charlton $513

30 Canada - coin sets - note prooflike cello packs 1961 (2), 1962-3, 1964 (2), 1965 (3), 1966 (2), 1968 and 1970; also unc. sets 1961, 1963, 1967 without 50¢, 1970 (2) with two silver medallions (Man. and N.W.T.).....Charlton $175+

31 Canada - mainly post-1968 comprising 1¢ (11), 5¢ (7), 25¢ (20), 50¢ (14) and $1 inc. commems. (32). Most VF - unc......E$50

32 Canada - comprising Small Cents KGV to QEII eleven rolls of 50; nickels twenty rolls KGV-QEII; dimes one roll 1968 nickel; 25¢ (366 - all 1973 Mounties); 50¢ 1968-87 (276); and $1 1968-86 (187) inc. commem. issues. Most VF-unc......E$500

33 Canada and Worldwide - comprising Canada silver $1 (8) 1973 encased, and circ. 1953 & 1967 (6); $1 nickel inc. commems. (9), 50¢ nickel (13), 25¢ Mounties (3), 5¢ KGV-QEII (16); U.S. 50¢ silver 1967; and silverclad $1 (2), 50¢ (6); + 21 odd worldwide most F-VF circ......E$60

34 Great Britain - 1797 - KGIII “Cartwheel” penny - unc.....E$60-$100

35 Great Britain - all reigns comprising 1902 ¼ farthing XF; 1844 ½ farthing (3); 1806-QEII farthings (78) note pre-QV (9), QV (26); ½d. (140) note 1771-2, 1774-5, 1806-7, 1875H pennies (219) note 1799, 1826 VF, 1841, 1857-8, 1868 and 1875H; three-penny (40) inc. 1946 and 1949. G to unc......Krause U.S.$520 (C$750)

36 Great Britian - much silver comprising 1854 1½d.; 2d. 1838 (2); 4d. 1836, 1844 & 1855; 3d. (52) 1835-1941, note 1873, 1892 (2), 1901 VF, 1905 (2) and 1906; 6d. (80) note 1816, 1819, 1905-6; one-shilling (57) 41 diff. - note 1836, 1839, 1859 & 1887; florin (32) note 1896, 1900 (2) and 1925; half-crown (16) note 1878 & 1883. G-VF.....Krause U.S.$325 (C$470)

37 Great Britain and Worldwide - comprising 17th-18th cent. G.B. + some modern Channel Is. and Ireland. (40+ coins). Note Jersey 1966 five-shilling and 1851 1d.; + 20 odd worldwide inc. 1781 2R Spain and 1964 Bermuda silver crown; also 1930 G.B. Trade $1 and five silver 1822 “Coloniar.Britan.Monet” with anchor design. G-unc......E$50-$75

38 Coin and medal - Great Britain - comprising 1887 double florin F-VF and WWI Victory medal KGV. F-VF.....E$40

39 Hong Kong - 16 items 1877 1¢ to 1960 $1 VG-F+.....E$35

40 Newfoundalnd - comprising two diff. Rutherford Bros. tokens; Large Cents (30) inc. 1885 and 1904; Small Cents (15); 5¢ (42) inc. QV (10), + VF KGVI 1942-3 and 1947; 10¢ (39) inc. 10 QV; 20¢ (31) - QV (26) - 17 diff., KE (1); and KGV (4); 25¢ (7); 50¢ (44) inc. QV (22) 15 diff.; KE (7) four diff.; KGV (14) four diff. inc. EF 1917. Otherwise most VG.....Charlton $856.50

41 Coins and Tokens - British North America - comprising Prov. of Canada - L.C. (23 and U.C. (33); Lower Canada (49) 20+ diff. - note Magdalen Is. (2); Upper Canada (15); New Brunswick 7 tokens and 7 X 1¢ coins; Nova Scotia - 23 tokens - 12 diff., ½¢ (6) and 1¢ (9) inc. 1862; P.E.I. tokens (20) - 6+ diff. and 1¢ (8). some with faults - most VG - some better......E$100-$200

42 United States and Worldwide comprising U.S. 1¢ (705) inc. 60 Indian heads 22 diff. 1880 on, and 44 steel Lincolns; 24 nickels inc. 1908, 1910 and 15 buffalos; 9 dimes 1936-64 8 diff.; 25¢ 1942 and 1963; 50¢ 1966 (2) and 1968; plus 390+ worldwide mainly 20th cent. inc. a few tokens. Great variety. VG-VF+.....E$125-$150

43 Silver coins - U.S. and Canada - comprising U.S. Morgan $1 1889 “0", 1891 “0" and 1921 “S”; Canada $1 1967, 50¢ (9) inc. KEVII (date unreadable), 1918, 1950, 1963-6 and 1967 (2); 25¢ 1967 (3) and 10¢ 1967 (4). Circ. most F or better.....E$45+

44 United States - 67 $1 silver 1878-1928 - note 1885 “0" BU and 1921 most VG-F+.....Krause U.S.$605.50 (C$875)

45 United States - 1¢ 1845-1909 inc. 1845 Large Cent, Flying Eagles 1857 and 1858 (3), and 83 Indian heads - note 1859, 1861, 1864 (2), 1864L, 1867, 1869-70, 1873, 1874 (2), 1875-6, 1878 and 1908S. Most G-VG.....Krause U.S.$498 (C$722)

46 United States - accumulation of 255 Lincoln heads inc. collection in two folders - note 1910S, 1911S, 1912S (2), 1914 S & D, 1915S and 1924S. Most VG-F. Also inc. 75+ minor errors and varieties. .....Krause U.S.$240+ (C$350)

47 United States - 79 50¢ 1893-1967 - note Columbian half dollars (3) 1893; 1920 Maine, 1917 (3), 1919 S & D etc. G-VF .....Krause U.S.$200 (C$295)

48 United States - quarters 1853-1962 (74) G-F+ .....Krause U.S.$173 (C$250)

49 United States - 1850 to 1967 (129). Note 1850 (2), 1857 “0", 1872, 1874 (2) and 1921. G-VF.....Krause U.S.$160 (C$232)

50 United States - 5¢ nickels (122) - note 1866-7, 1882 (3), 1816 D & S, 1919D etc. G-F+.....Krause U.S.$155 (C$225)

51 Coins and tokens - United States - comprising Large Cents 1826, 1830, 1847 & 1851 F; 2¢ 1864 (2), 1865-6 & 1868; 3¢ 1865, 1866-7 (2) and 1870 (nickel); half dimes 1839 (2 - one VF), 1840, 1854 and 1860; otherwise G-VG. Krause U.S.$185.50; + three tokens 1834 “A Plain System Void of Pomp”; 1783 Washington and Indep.; and Transit Phila. & N.Y. “Two Scruples”......E$100-$150

52 Sterling silver medallions - 15 diff. commemorating Prime Ministers of Canada. 6.1g each. Note Macdonald, Diefenbaker and Trudeau. Unc. .....E$50-$75

53 Accumulation of approx. 475 coins mostly in “U-Do-Its” 19th cent. to 20th cent. (has been in storage since 1977). Note 108 Aust., also Ireland 1953 encased set of eight, + Br. Asia, Africa and Europe inc. some silver. VG-VF.....E$125-$150

54 Europe - accumulation of approx. 850 coins - mainly in “U-Do-Its” inc. some colonies - 19th-20th cent. - some silver. Strength in France, Neth., Scandinavia, Belgium, Austria and Swiss. VG-VF+.....E$225-$275

55 Silver - worldwide - 13 countries - 53 coins. Note Bermuda 1964 crowns (2); France 1 fr. 1867 and 1872; Prussia 1905 2M; Japan 1964 Olympic 1000 yen; Neth. 1939 2½G; S. Africa 1896 1 sh. and 1947-9 5 sh.; Str. Settlements 50¢ 1888 and 1907; Swiss 1875 1 fr. and 1874 and 1921 2 fr.; and Spain 1802 2R. VG-VF+.....E$265

56 Worlwide - approx. 475 items from every division of the globe - note Europe and Colonies, Latin America, a few China and Japan, Africa, etc. 19th to 20th cent. Mainly in “U-Do-Its” or small coin envs. VG-VF+ .....E$125-$175

57 Worldwide - many first half 19th cent., otherwise to mid-20th cent. inc. a few silver. 25+ countries - 50+ items. Note bronze coin “Marc. Vren. II” and “Armata et Morea” on obverse; “Jacob II” 1689; four silver coins from Aust., Peru and Austria; mainly Europe inc. Belgium 1832 10¢; Denmark one skilling 1771 (3); Austria 1807 30K; two early Ireland (Hibernia); 1893 Fr. Indo-China cent; Norway one skilling 1820 (3); Russia 1737 coin; Spain 1787 2R. silver; Str. Settlements (5) inc. 1871 10¢; Swiss 1850 20R; etc. etc......E$125-$150

58 Worldwide (500+) - hoard loose in bags inc. much 19th cent. from every corner of the globe. Great variety. VG-VF+.....E$75-$100

59 80+ Worldwide - interesting selection inc. many 19th cent. and silver. Note India 1885 1R; Aust. 1927 florin; 1842 Russian rouble; several China and Hong Kong; 1890 5¢ Ceylon; 1891 G.B. crown; 1820 Ireland penny; Vatican 1850 2B etc. F avg......E$75-$100

BANK NOTES
60 Coins and banknotes - worldwide - assortment of 280+ coins - note 14 U.S. 1¢ to $1 - inc. 1906 and 11 5¢; 47 G.B. all reigns; France (33) inc. 1857 5¢ and 1855 10¢; N.Z. last pre-decimal and first decimal sets unc.; 1964 Swiss 5 fr.; Germany (15) inc. 1972 Olympic 10M; Neth. (12) inc. 1G 1940 and 1956, and 2½G 1930 and 1962; two ancient bronze coins issued under Constantine II; 16 worldwide bank notes inc. Ntl. China and German inflation (mixed cond.) and Nfld. silver - 10¢ (3), 1896 20¢ and 50¢, and 1917 25¢. Also six various medallions inc. two QEII Coronation. Otherwise F avg. some unc. .....1996 Krause U.S.$234.50 (C$340)

61 Banknotes - Charlton 12-04 and 12-06a - New Brunswick (Moncton) comprising the Westmoreland Bank 1861 $2 and $5 - show age with faults but present well. Nice vignettes inc. train, sailing ships and pastoral scene. .....E$35-$40

62 Banknotes - Charlton 10-08 & 10-02-02a - Canada - two early notes comprising 1835 $2 (in Mtl. 10 shillings) Agricultural Bank of Canada Toronto and $1 Bank of Brantford 1859 ovptd. “Hontton 1st May 1862" Prov. of Canada. Beautiful pastoral vignettes. Show age with small faults or stains but present well.....E$50-$75

63 Banknotes - Canada - 18 items comprising private banks B. of M. #58-02 and 62-02 2 X $5; Dominion Bank #28-02 $5; Royal Bank #18-02 $5; and govt. issues 25¢ DC-1c, DC-24c and DC-24b, $1 DC-25o, DC-25j, $2 DC-26j, $10 BC-7, $1 KGVI (3), $2 F+ BC-22c, $10 BC-24c (2), and $50 BC-26c F. Otherwise G.....Charlton $287

64 Banknotes - Canada - mainly 1954 QEII issue with asterisks VG cond. - $1 (31) note #BC-45bA N/0; $2 (28); $5 (7) note BC-39bA F-VF; $10 (15) note BC-40bA A/0 (2), BC-40bA U/T (2), and BC-40bA B/V (these in VG cond. cat. as F), $20 (3) note BC-41bA and BC-50aA (2). Charlton $579.....E$400+

65 Banknotes - 150+ items - note 70 German inflation replacement and promissary notes; three pre-WWII Japan; ten Ntl. China, etc. Rough to mostly VG-F cond......E$75-$100

66 Banknotes - United States - six diff. comprising 19th cent. $5 “Farmers and Exchange Bank” Charleston SC; $1 silver cert. 1899 series, these show age with faults but presentable; + four unc. unsigned 19th cent. notes inc. two diff. $1 State Bank of New Brunswick N.J., and $1 and $3 “Bank of New England at Goodspeed’s Landing Connecticut”; great engraving and vignettes inc. paddle wheelers, ox train, dog, pastoral scene and locomotives - these VF.....E$100-$150

TOKENS AND MEDALLIONS
67 Great Britain and. British North America - 80+ items inc. 40 Br. tokens, medallions - KGIV to QEII. Inc. Coronations, note medallions or tokens 1797 Sir John Jervis, 1811 Birmingham and Neach 1d. and bristol and South Wales pennies; 1812 Br. Copper Co. 1d.; 1813 Cotton Works 1d.; 1788 John Wilkinson Iron; 1821 Queen Caroline death commem.; + 40 B.N.A. tokens and coins from Upper and Lower Canada, N.B. and N.S. G-F+.....E$100+

68 Tokens, tickets and supplies - comprising 90 mainly Toronto TTC transit tickets, many diff., nine Las Vegas $1 tokens; and 74 unused clear plastic nickel tubes, etc......E$35

69 Tokens and coupons - Canada, U.S. and worldwide - 300 items mainly modern trade $1s + commem. issues, inc. 50+ merchant tokens (inc. bread and milk) and 53 wooden tokens; also 26 pieces paper coupons or bogus currency inc. Canadian Tire; note France 1922 1 fr. and 1923 2 fr. Chamber of Commerce, and U.N. 25th Anniv. silver. Most F-VF .....E$150

70 Tokens - Canada - four Hudson’s Bay Co. 5¢, 10¢, 25¢ and $1. F .....E$20

71 Medallions and medal - 16 items Canada and G.B. - note bronze 1897 Jubilee; bronze 1927 Confed., two KGV Coronation bronze and aluminum; 4 X 1939 Royal Visit - three bronze, one silver; bronze QEII Coronation; two Centennial silver N.W.T. and Man. etc.; also 1939-45 silver war medal. F-VF.....E$50-$75

STAMPS - JUNK BOX
72 *o Strength in B.N.A. inc. mint - note Canada #261, F1, some Asian material, foreign and Br. Comm. as well. We continue to fight the clock and we just don’t have the time to go through everything that comes into the store. This lot will include remnants of collections, covers, and many other thousands of stamps. Should be worth over $125+

END OF SALE - THANK YOU!!!


THE FOLLOWING ABBREVIATIONS MAY BE USED IN DESCRIBING THIS SALE:
NH Never Hinged
H Hinged
HR Hinge Remnant
HH Heavily Hinged
LH Lightly Hinged
VF Very Fine
PB Plate Block
SE Straight Edge
SFC Stampless Folded Cover
P Proof
E&P Essay and Proof Catalogue
F Fine
MS Matched Set
FDC First Day Cover
E Essay
VG Very Good
BS Backstamp (cancel)
App. Appearance
SFL Stampless Folded Letter
CDS Circular date stamp
C Cover or card
USC Unitrade Specialized Catalogue
OG Original gum
SL Straight line
SP Specimen
STC Stated to catalogue (by owner)
Est. Estimated value
* Unused
o Used
SC Stampless Cover


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