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Diverse offerings at Torex® sale


Jeffrey Hoare Auctions has come up with another diverse selection for
the June Torex® sale.

The numismatic portion of the sale, being held on June 16, at 7p.m., consists of 550 lots of coins, medals, and notes.

Hoare auctions are famous for their historical medals.

This event doesn't have a large selection but the nearly 20 lots cover a range from a Cardinal De Richelieu medal of 1631 to lodge badges medals andribbons dating from 1900.

The ancient and world coins section includes a nice selection of coins withgood eye appeal, notably lot 13, an as of Augustus, issued by Tiberius(estimate #125); lot 10, a denarius of Julius Caesar, (estimate $300); and lot 44, a Frankfurt 2 thaler, 1840 city view (estimate $450).

Followers of modern RCM product will be interested in lots 113 to 115, three 1980 $200 gold coins estimated at $400 each; and lot 116, a 1994 sea ottersplatinum set, estimated at $1,800.

Decimal errors include a 1997 1-cent non copper plated planchet ($475); a non-magnetic planchet 1998 10-cents ($120); a 1984 25-cent on a non-magnetic planchet ($120) and several lots of minor errors.

The Militaria portion of the sale, being held on June 17, at 10:30a.m.,consists of 227 lots of medals, decorations, cap badges, escape items, cloth, sweetheart pins, airforce, and British badges.

There is a nice selection of CEF cap badges, including a rare 9th battalion, brass with silver plate on copper overlay crown hallmarked Reich Folkestone and estimated at $1,200.

There is a significant selection of silk and cloth escape maps, most in lots of four, estimated at $75 each.

The auction is being held June 16 and 17 in conjunction with The Torex® CoinShow at the Primrose Hotel, 111 Carlton St., Toronto, ON.

For more information contact Jeffrey Hoare Auctions Inc., 319 Springbank Drive., London, ON, N6J 1G6, telephone (519) 473-7491, fax (519) 473-1541.


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