After going unsold despite widespread interest this spring, the Perth Collection will once again cross the block during this August’s Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) Auction. The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC) will offer the 30-piece group lot of Newfoundland copper cents alongside more than 1,000 other lots, including three other named collections, on Aug. 28-31. Dating from 1865-1947, the Perth Collection’s coins include 20 examples certified at the top of their respective population reports. It was consigned by an anonymous investor who acquired the set – built over 25 years – from another anonymous collector from Toronto. “The Perth Collection of Newfoundland large and small cents is the best set ever assembled,” said TCNC owner and auctioneer Marc Verret. Continue reading →
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