‘Sale of the century for Canadian tokens’ this April

Lot 30299 of the upcoming sale of the Douglas Robins Collection is an 1812 Lower Canada ‘BON POUR DEUX SOUS’ pattern penny that’s expected to bring at least $60,000 US. Image courtesy Heritage Auctions, HA.com.

Described as the “sale of the century for Canadian tokens” and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to acquire unique exonumia, the Douglas Robins Collection will be offered during Heritage Auctions’ Chicago Coin Expo World Coins Signature Auction on April 20-24. According to auctioneers, the sale will offer both the finest and most extensive collection of Canadian pre-Confederation tokens ever assembled anywhere. Continue reading →

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