Volume 56 – #20

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Volume 56#20

January 8 – January 21, 2019

Two of the highlights of the Joanne and Edward Dauer Collection of Canadian currency were the 1911 $500 and $1,000 notes, both of which were pedigreed originally to Amon Carter.

Seven-figure private sale sees acclaimed currency collectors part with Canadian collection

Described as “the most complete and most valuable collection of Canadian banknotes ever assembled,” the Dauer Collection was recently sold to an international collector for an undisclosed seven-figure amount. Mike Abramson, of Minnesota’s Executive Currency, brokered the private sale of Joanne and Edward Dauer’s Canadian currency collection this fall. “This was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to obtain the only complete collection of issued banknotes for my client,” said Abramson, who added it “may be many generations before these notes may again appear on the market, if ever.” Continue reading →

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John Regitko
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Tim Grawey
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Jeff Fournier
Numismatic Fringe
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Ted Banning
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Jesse Robitaille
New Issues
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