This February, The Canadian Numismatic Auction Company (TCNAC) will offer a “diverse and historically important selection” of Canadian and world numismatic items, including an “excessively rare” 1890H 50 cents “Obverse 4” that’s expected to bring upwards of $110,000. To be offered as Lot 1014, the 128-year-old 50-cent variety is graded Mint State-62 by International Coin Certification Service (ICCS). From the Gerald Keller Collection, this key-date issue – described as “excessively rare” for its condition – features “in-depth gold and orange tones over lustre.” “This coin presents an important opportunity for registry set collectors,” said auctioneer Marc Verret, who added this example “is the second best example ever handled” by TCNAC. Continue reading →
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