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Historical Collection of Canada's Finest and Rarest Coins and Banknotes Up for Auction

Prestigious RCNA auction brings a significant collection and group of consignors to auction.

    VANCOUVER, BC, August 12, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Canadian Numismatic Company is excited to bring the most prestigious numismatic event of 2014 to the auction marketplace. Powered by The Live Auction Group, and broadcast for live bidding on, the RCNA Convention in Mississauga, Ontario is the venue for this highly important event. The auction has almost 2300 lots of historically significant coins and paper money and is spread over four days from August 13th, 2014 to August 16th, 2014.

Marc Verret and Eric Pacquet, from the Canadian Numismatic Company, have a long standing reputation of bringing outstanding pieces and collections to auction. This year's RCNA Auction brings the culmination of their work ethic and reputation to the pinnacle of this year's auction calendar. This year, they bring the Sakaguchi Collection, an impressive offering in itself, and selections from 52 consigners from across North America all into one auction with almost 2300 lots. "We expect this to be the most prestigious numismatic event of 2014, featuring a super and diverse historical collection of Canada's finest and rarest coins and banknotes. With the Sakaguchi Collection, through aggressive research and negotiating, he managed to assemble what most would consider almost impossible by today's standards to put together. In most circumstances this collector tried to purchase only the best and problem free notes", share Marc and Eric.

One of the most outstanding coins put up for auction this year is featured in the August 15th session, and listed as Lot 1584 in the online catalog on This is, in the words of the Canadian Numismatic Company, "an absolute killer of a coin and a super tough key date issue in top condition". The piece is an 1889 10cent graded ICCS MS65. This is excessively rare and an absolute must have for serious collections. Bidders can place their bids on this coin before the sale or bid live via with simple and easy registration which includes simple social media logins via Facebook.

Going back to the prior day, the 14th, bidders will see a huge selection of important Canadian banknotes. At Lot 641 is an 1870 $2 Dominion of Canada-3b $27509 graded PCGS F15. This is an extremely rare for the issue and the grade. This banknote has the eye appeal of a VF example. Bidders can see this by viewing a close up image of the banknote online. One of the most exciting lots of the banknotes gives three consecutive 1935 $1000 Bank of Canada notes including a RARE RADAR issue. This exceptional group of three banknotes is shown in the online catalog at Lot 765. is pleased to bring this auction to the online audience from around the world. Marc and Eric have a most outstanding reputation with the Canadian Numismatic Company and are leaders in the auction industry. Bidders can browse and search all four days right on Bids can be placed any time before the auction, and bidders can log on from any computer during the sale to enjoy the action of live bidding. Registration is fast, simple, and easy.

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