Complete 1937 Series specimen set brings $15K

A complete eight-piece specimen set of the Bank of Canada’s 1937 Series realized $15,000 at the Sept. 27-28 sale hosted by Geoffrey Bell Auctions in conjunction with Toronto Coin Expo.

Staying in line with recent market trends, paper money highlighted the Toronto Coin Expo Fall Sale hosted by Geoffrey Bell Auctions in September. Among the sale’s frontrunners was a complete specimen set of the Bank of Canada’s 1937 Series, including each denomination from $1 to $1,000. Described by auctioneers as being in About Uncirculated/Uncirculated condition, the eight-piece set brought $15,000 as Lot 1142 of the sale, which also featured the largest offering of ascending and descending ladders as well as solid and million serial number notes ever assembled. Continue reading →

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