Long-held rarities see light of day in historic sale

This 1904 ICCS Gem Uncirculated-65 is the second scarcest from the Edward VII series, with a mintage of 60,000.

“It was the greatest auction I’ve ever been a part of.” Charles “Chuck” Moore made the remark earlier this month, after the Canadian Legacy Sale II realized $4.1 million in total sales. With its first two sessions bringing in more than $3 million, the auction was the largest sale of Canadian materials in Canadian numismatic history. In fact, by the time the sale’s fourth and final auction was set to begin, auctioneer Steven Bromberg announced the sale had already set a new record for Canadian auctions. Continue reading →

Catching coin fever

The Canadian Legacy Sale II will certainly go down in Canadian numismatic history books as one of the most successful auctions of all time. The four-day auction shattered Canadian records, with sales exceeding more than $4 million. This is great news for our numismatic community. The four nights of the auction, featuring 3,200 lots, created an event for dealers and collectors of all levels to buy some really rare coins that the market hasn’t seen in a long time. Continue reading →

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