Described as “exceptionally rare and possibly one of a kind,” a 1972 $5 “triple variety” error note from the Scenes of Canada series hammered down for more than $20,000 at auction this October. Offered as Lot 305 of the Torex Auction, the replacement note (BC-48bA) featured a cut-off size as well as a high-range serial number. Continue reading →
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Founded on the last day of the year 1600, after receiving a royal charter from Queen Elizabeth I, the East India Company was among the world’s most powerful organizations for nearly three centuries.
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