While the “superb rarity” 1935 Bank of Canada banknote took the spotlight at Geoffrey Bell Auctions’ sale held at the Toronto Coin Expo, it was Ralph Dickieson’s Prince Edward Island collection that generated the most intense bidding among collectors. “I am really, really pleased,” auctioneer Brian Bell said when asked about Lot 530 featuring the $500 “trophy note” that made its auction debut. “It met our expectations,” the auctioneer added, noting the PCGS-graded AU-53 PPQ hammered at $432,000. Continue reading →
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