Rarity, quality of Cornerstone Collection ‘unmatched at any point in Canadian numismatics’

The Cornerstone Collection, which includes an unprecedented 20 unique pieces among its offering of more than 250 Canadian specimen coins dated from 1870-1953, will be offered in a fixed-price catalogue beginning this June.Assembled by a “well-known” Canadian family throughout half a century, the collection – estimated at $5 million altogether – features a range of the finest-known rarities in Canadian numismatics. It will be offered by Nova Scotia dealer Sandy Campbell, owner of Proof Positive Coins, who submitted the collection to Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) for certification earlier this year.“It’s simply a landmark collection,” said Campbell, who added the amount of unique coins alone is “unheard of and unmatched by all the great collections of Canadian coinage.” Continue reading →

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