A pair of rare 1862 BritishColumbia gold gilt coins certified as Specimen-63-plus and Specimen-63 from Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) are expected to bring upwards of half a million dollars at auction this June.To be offered as Lot 434 of the four-session Torex Auction, the $10 and $20 pieces are described by auctioneers as “fully struck with very nice and clean reflective surfaces.”“They should be considered amongst the rarest of Canadian issues,” said auctioneer Marc Verret, of The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC), which is hosting the 1,554-lot sale on June 28-July 1 in conjunction with the long-running Torex show in Toronto. Continue reading →
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