What’s being called the world’s most comprehensive and complete collection of Canadian coins – including one of only two 1911 silver dollars and the finest-known 1936 “dot” cent – is heading to auction this summer.Late numismatist George Cook devoted more than 25 years to collecting every major rarity issued by the Canadian government and successfully assembled one of the most significant numismatic collections in North America, according to auctioneers.“In some cases, he owned the rarest of all specimens in the best condition and even possessed every example of special coins available for private ownership,” reads a recent statement issued by the Texas-based auction house Heritage Auctions, which will present the Cook Collection at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money on Aug. 13-19 in Chicago. Continue reading →
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