All Nations Stamp and Coin has opened its 1,100th weekly auction, which features 42 numismatic lots with several highlights throughout.
Lot 159 of All Nations Auction No. 1100 is a scarce 1948 silver dollar issued by the Royal Canadian Mint. Only 18,780 of these $1 coins were struck by the Mint. This example—in Brilliant Uncirculated condition—is expected to bring $1,500.
Historic coins include a bronze Dupondius from Julius Caesar—just in time for the Ides of March—as Lot 176. The 25-mm, 12.19-gram coin dates to 44 BC and has a pre-sale estimate of $400.
Rounding out the coinage highlights is Lot 168, a 1653 silver crown issued by the Commonwealth of England. Graded About Uncirculated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation, the coin is expected to realize $5,000.
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Paper money highlights include Lot 191, a 1935 Series $25 banknote issued by the Bank of Canada (BC-11) to mark George V’s Silver Jubilee. In Fine condition, the note is expected to bring $3,000.
The sale closes at noon on March 18 at All Nations headquarters in Vancouver, B.C.