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Colonial Acres Fall Premier Numismatic Auction November 24th and 25th

Colonial Acres Coins is excited to present their Fall Premier Numismatic Auction for online bidding. Over 1200 lots spread between two days will go through the auction block. This is their premier auction showcasing many unique and seldom found items. Many Key Date coins and spectacular error coins/notes are included in this sale. The auction will feature Canadian Decimal, Canada Paper Money, World Coins & Paper Money, Gold coins, USA Decimal, Error Coins, Royal Canadian Mint, Maritime coins, group lots and more.

Feature lots from the first day of auctioneering kick off at Lot 1 with beautiful coin from Austria. This is an 1863A 1/4 Florin NGC Certified MS-64. Finest grade known to exist and thee next best grade is MS-60 with trend value $120. Bidding opens at $99. Lot 138 features a Two Dollar Gold piece from Newfoundland. Valued at over $600, this is an 1882H that is certified AU-55 by ICCS. The most valued piece of the day hits the auction block at 357. This is a Canadian 5 cent piece from 1921 that is certified Genuine Tooled XF by PCGS. A rare coin to find at auction, it opens for bidding at $8750 in the online catalog.

Day 2 features an incredibly beautiful and rare historical piece at Lot 936. Presented is a 1932 Lake Placid Winter Games Participation Medal. Opening for bidding at $3950 the full description is as follows:

This Scarce participation medal was issued to all Olympians that participated in the 3rd Winter games, hosted at Lake Placid February 1932. This was the first Winter Games on North America Soil. The medal depicts a winged figure of Fame blowing into a long horn against and holding the lit Olympic torch in standing in a wintery landscape with the Olympic rings above. The reverse is inscribed “III Olympic Winter Games Lake Placid 1932,” and features six shields of winter events, with scenes of curling and dogsledding below. This medal is among the rarest and most desirable medals seldom offered for sale. The medal features a high relief strike with exceptional details. The medal has a soft honey brown tone throughout, an exciting piece that will be sure to draw attention from serious collectors.
Mintage: 700

Weight: 83 grams

Dimensions: 60mm x 48mm

Edge lettering: Makers Mark-“Robbins, Co., Attleboro”

The auction kicks off at 5:30 PM both Friday November 24th and Saturday November 25th, 2017. Live and mobile bidding is available and absentee bidding is currently being accepted. The entire catalog is available for online inspection with full photos and descriptions. Colonial Acres is happy to take any phone calls or emails on any of the over 1200 offerings going up on the auction block and will provide fantastic pre and post sale service to all bidders and consignors. They have a variety of payment methods including online bill payments through select Canadian institutions.

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