A 30-piece group lot of Newfoundland copper cents, dating from 1865-1947 and including 20 examples certified at the top of their respective population reports, will cross the auction block in late April. Dubbed the Perth Collection, the complete set of Newfoundland circulation cents is offered by The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC) as part of its Prominence Sale III. With an opening bid of $145,000, the set is estimated at $175,000-$225,000 with a Trends valuation of $200,000. “We feel obligated to offer this set to our loyal collector base; however, the temptation to buy this ourselves … and put this away is intense,” said auctioneer Marc Verret, the owner of the Québec-based auction house. “Its completeness, rarity across the board, the eye-appeal and, of course, the history provided to a new owner is special. We see great value.” Continue reading →
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