In what’s arguably the auction house’s “best sale of the past 10 years,” The Canadian Numismatic Company’s upcoming Torex Auction is offering “several key date issues in surprisingly high Mint State (MS) grades” as well as some “very rare type varieties.” What’s more, there are a handful of Specimen coins and a large selection of tokens and error coins slated to cross the block June 24-26. “There’s a balance between every denomination we’re selling, be it coins or banknotes,” says auctioneer Eric Paquet. “There is material for every type of collector.” The June 2016 Torex auction includes more than 1,500 numismatic lots featuring an 1890H 50 cents, a solid MS-65 example; a 1901 50-cents ICCS MS-65; and, a 1921 five-cents PCGS MS-67. Also included in this sale are some fantastic silver dollars including a 1945 $1 ICCS MS-65 and a 1951 in MS-67. Continue reading →
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Summer is quickly approaching and it’s at this time every year that we all begin to dream about our summer vacations. Why not blend your annual vacation with numismatics? There are a number of coin shows that you might want to take in this summer including the Brantford Coin Show on June 12 at the Branlyn Community Centre in Brantford, Ont., Torex, which is being held on June 25 and 26 at the Hyatt Regency in Toronto; the South Western Ontario Numismatics Coin and Collectables Show (SWON), which will be held at the Paris Fairgrounds in Paris, Ont., on Aug. 14 and of course, one of the highlights of the entire year, the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) convention.
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