Events at the Spring 2015 Toronto Coin Expo will hit very close to home for the Bell family as Geoffrey Bell’s collection of pre-Confederation tokens and coins take centre stage. Presented by Geoffrey Bell Auctions as part of the annual spring expo, the upcoming auction will also feature the Richard Cooper collection’s first instalment of countermarked tokens, along with countless more from other consignors. Lot viewing runs between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on May 28 and 29, with bidding starting at 6 p.m. on both days. Auctioneer Brian Bell said the auction will serve as a gentle introduction to the impressive Cooper collection. Continue reading →
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