Volume 56 – #05

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Volume 56#05

June 12 – June 25, 2018

A trio of Chinese bullion coins realized $60,000 altogether at the May 3-4 Toronto Coin Expo Sale by Geoffrey Bell Auctions.

Chinese bullion tops Geoffrey Bell Expo sale

Three Chinese bullion coins highlighted the two-session, 1,213-lot sale hosted by New Brunswick’s Geoffrey Bell Auctions in conjunction with Toronto Coin Expo this May. The trio of bullion coins – offered as Lots 655, 654 and 653 – brought $60,000 altogether at the May 3-4 sale, topping the combined estimates by about $20,000. Continue reading →

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Storing, housing your collection
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CCN Trends
Focus on Proof-like singles
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CCN Marketplace
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Page 26
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
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Stanley Clute
Ancient Money
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Page 8
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
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Page 10

Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
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Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
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Jeff Fournier
Show Circuit
Toronto Coin Expo focuses on diverse offerings
Page 14
Jesse Robitaille
New Issues
New numismatic issues from around the world
Page 23

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