Auction recap: Canadian Numismatic Company Internet & Mail Auction

Prices include buyer’s premium

Last week, The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC) hosted a 524-lot mail and Internet sale featuring a range of numismatic material.

Among the top highlights of the May 30 sale were Lots 112A and 112B, which realized $2,891 after a pre-sale estimate of $3,250-$3,500. Part A included a 1999 platinum muskox four-coin set and part B included a 2001 platinum harlequin duck four-coin set, both of which came with $30, $75, $150 and $300 coins as well as the original box and certificate as issued by the Royal Canadian Mint.

Lots 112A (shown) and 112B realized $2,891 after a pre-sale estimate of $3,250-$3,500. (TCNC photo)

Lots 112A (shown) and 112B realized $2,891 after a pre-sale estimate of $3,250-$3,500. (TCNC photo)

Another highlight was Lot 439, a 1912 $5 DC-21c banknote in Canadian Coin Certification Service Very Fine-25. This Dominion of Canada note, with a serial number reading “B400896”, realized $1,652 after a starting bid of $850. Its pre-sale estimate was $1,750-$1,850.

Lots 112A and 112B (shown) included four coins as well as the original box and certificate issued by the Royal Canadian Mint (TCNC photo).

Lots 112A and 112B (shown) included four coins as well as the original box and certificate issued by the Royal Canadian Mint (TCNC photo).

Moving back to coinage, there was Lot 190, a 1928 George V five-cent in International Coin Certification Service (ICCS) Mint State (MS)-65. It realized $1,003 after a starting bid of $500 and an estimate of $1,150-$1,250.

Rounding out the highlights is Lot 185, another George V five-cent, this dated 1922, in ICCS MS-65. It realized $944 after a starting bid of $450 and an estimate of $1,000-$1,250.

For more information, visit cnc.forwardsim.com.

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