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The Spring Numismatic Sale from Colonial Acres Hits the Auction Block May 27th and 28th

Colonial Acres Coins has been preparing all month for their upcoming Spring Numismatic Auction coming live from Ontario. Auction dates are Friday May 27th and Saturday May 28th, 2016. Over 1000 lots of carefully consigned pieces will be selling throughout the two auction days. The auction will feature World Coins & Paper Money, Gold coins, USA Decimal, Canadian Decimal, Canada Paper Money, Royal Canadian Mint, group lots and many more selections. Colonial Acres last auction on iCollector was a resounding success and everyone is looking forward to an even better auction.

An outstanding proof set from the United Kingdom is one of the most valuable pieces of the first day of the auction. At Lot 37, up for auction is United Kingdom 2004 Gold Proof Set. This is a limited edition set numbered 899 of 2250. This premium set features 4 proof gold coins each weighing an impressive 19.61 grams of solid 22 carat gold. It also features iconic symbols of the Scotland Unicorn, The Heraldic Dragon from Wales, the White Hart Male Deer of Northern Ireland, and the Lion of England. It all comes with it’s original packaging and paperwork with over 2.21 ounces of pure gold. This is a truly beautiful set and the photos are in the online catalog, and there is an opening bid of $3400 Canadian.

There are over 20 different coins from Newfoundland throughout the first day of the auction. Some feature pieces start at Lot 90 which is a 10 cent 1888 piece graded ICCS EF-40. Lot 100 presents a fantastic $2 gold coin 1870 Obv 2. This coin is in about AU condition with just some light surfaces scratches. There are 1 cent, 5 cent, 20 cent, and 50 cent pieces available. All coins with starting prices, estimates, and photos are showing online.

The most valuable offering of the 2nd day is at Lot 502. This is coin that is seldom offered for auction in this grade. Presented is a Canadian 50 cent 1899 piece that is certified AU 55. This bright coin exhibits nice mint luster throughout most of the margins and has crisp details. This is a true gem in this grade and carries a competitive opening bid of $4000 Canadian. The second day also highlights some great Canadian silver dollars and a unique off centre strike 5 cent 1975 Canadian coin that is available for bidding at Lot 699.

Both auction dates start at 5:30PM Eastern Time on the 27th and 28th of May, 2016 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 1000 offerings going up on the auction block and will provide fantastic pre and post sale service to all bidders and consignors.

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