Coin shows are often full of special finds, and the recent RCNA Show and Bourse didn’t disappoint as collectors had an opportunity to view a rare set of 1862 British Columbia pattern coins. The two rare coins were on display at Sandy Campbell’s booth, during the 62nd annual convention of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA), held in Halifax, N.S. Campbell, owner of Proof Positive Coins in Baddeck, N.S., has been showing off his jointly owned set of 1862 British Columbia pattern coins, which are worth more than $2.5 million altogether. Continue reading →
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