Iconic ‘dot’ coins to cross block in TCNC’s fifth Prominence Sale

Canada's 1936 one-cent (top) and 10-cent (bottom) 'dot' coins are expected to bring $450,000 and $175,000, respectively, at a Québec auction this November.

The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC) is set to return to the auction block this November for the Québec-based firm’s fifth Prominence Sale. It’s the latest in a series of auctions dating back to November 2020, when TCNC hosted its inaugural Prominence Sale. The fifth iteration will offer more than 1,500 lots across five sessions on Nov. 6-10. The Montréal Collection of Canadian banknotes will be joined by other major collections, including the Moody Collection of Canadian Coins and the second portion of the Little Collection of Canadian copper coins, plus selections from 62 other consignors. “This fantastic Prominence V sale should make some spectacular moments and active evenings of auctioning,” said TCNC owner and auctioneer Marc Verret. “We expect this to be one of the prestigious numismatic online events of 2021 featuring several rarities never offered to the public.” Continue reading →

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