||Lower Canada. Bouquet Sou Montreal Restrike in Copper without Collar ND (ca. 1863), Charlton LC-43A2, Breton-689, 29.5mm, MS64 Brown NGC. Sharply struck with lustrous, near-flawless surfaces and traces of mint-red color remaining. Charlton states that, "The dies were found in Montreal in 1863 and presented to the Antiquarian and Numismatic Society of Montreal." Very few restrikes were made without a collar; these pieces are quite rare.
Realized $3,818.75. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.