Description

    Liverpool, NS- Bank of Acadia $4 Dec. 2, 1872 Ch. # 5-10-02
    We quote here from the Charlton reference: "Established in 1872 in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, The Bank of Acadia was in existence for only three months and twenty-six days, making it the shortest-lived bank in Canadian history. It re-opened for a few days after its failure to redeem some of its notes, but with the exception of the government, note holders not reimbursed at this time received nothing." Tonight's offering is only the second note we have ever handled from this rare bank. The first piece was a similarly graded note that realized almost $3000 in our sale of the Tom Flynn collection in 2008. PMG Fine 12, a rare and attractive example.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Coins & Currency (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2017
    5th-9th Thursday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 97

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    17.5% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 22 days left to consign to the 2017 December 6 - 8 World Currency Signature Auction - Hong Kong!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Their professionalism and substantial collector base made me feel very comfortable listing my artwork with them.  I will definitely use them again in the future.
    Jim Atkinson,
    Murfreesboro, TN
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 September 7 - 11 Long Beach Expo World Currency Signature Auction - Long Beach
    2017 September 7 - 11 Long Beach Expo World Currency Signature Auction - Long Beach
    REALIZED $1,519,316