Home > Auction

Welcome to Colonial Acres

This auction will feature Old Estate Coin Collections, Gold & Silver Bullion, Old paper money from Canada & USA, Group Lots of Tokens, World Sets, World Paper Money, Original Rolls, Franklin Mint, Royal Canadian Mint, Silver Year sets and much more unique items.

Premier Auction PDF

September 7th & 8th Auction

Welcome to our Fall Premier Numismatic Auction!
This premier auction will be showcasing many unique and seldom found items such as Key Date decimal coins, Paper Money,tokens and spectacular error coins/notes are included in this sale.
The live event will occur on September 7th & 8th @530pm EST (230pm PT)Live at the Hilton hotel in Mississauga and Online through Icollector.com

October 21st Spooktacular Coins, Currency & Bullion Auction

Instead of smashing pumpkins, we are smashing prices, all items start at 50% of trends or Less, No Reserves!
We are ecstatic to present to you our coins, currency & Bullion sale. Over 750 LOTS. ALL our items start at 50% or LESS of the Estimate and ALL Silver & Gold Bullion starts at $1.00!
Bidding begins on October 5th, auction goes LIVE on Sunday, October 21st at 12pm EST!

November 18th Fall Coins, Currency & Bullion Auction

Join Us November 18th For our fall Coins, Currency & bullion Auction! With over 750 items starting at 50% of Trends or LESS and ALL Silver & Gold Bullion starts at $1.00! Bidding begins on November 2nd, auction goes LIVE on Sunday, November 18th at 12pm EST!

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

Please enter the following code into the box provided:

Bidders may place bids in any of the following ways:

Click here to complete a bid sheet:

Bid Sheet Submission Form

Place your bids by Mail, Fax or Email. We must receive your bids no later than 24 hours prior to the start of the live auction event. Fax #519-579-0532, email: auctions@colonialacres.com, phone number: 1-888-255-4565 ext.205 (Mon-Fri. 9am-5pm EST)

To Register for internet bidding please click on the link below and click "Get Approved to Bid". The icollector website will direct you to either sign in or create a new account.

How to Bid Info.

Get Approved To Bid

Good Luck Bidding!!

You may view the auction lots or place bids in any of the following ways:

Attend any of the Lot Viewing days as follows at our store location in Kitchener:

Colonial Acres Coins

991 Victoria Street N. Kitchener, ON N2B 3C7

Lot viewing is available upon request, please contact our store to arrange a time.

View lots or place bids on the internet through the icollector website. Items will be listed on the internet usually 2 weeks prior to the live auction event (click link below to view the auction)

Click here to view lots.

Place your bids by Mail, Fax or Email. We must receive your bids no later than 24 hours prior to the start of the live auction event. Fax #519-579-0532, email: auctions@colonialacres.com

To receive a PDF copy of our catalogue by email. Please click here to signup, or email us at: auctions@colonialacres.com




What is a Proxy Bid?
Proxy bids are bids you place for an auction lot prior to the auction going Live. Please note: Your bid should reflect the maximum your willing to pay for the lot. The Proxy bid will automatically bid for you in designated bidding increments up to this maximum bid value you place. This does not mean you will always pay the maximum bid amount; when the auction opens to Live bidding on the Floor and internet the day of the Auction, if any new bids are received, your proxy will automatically bid against them to your maximum designated value. A Proxy bid is fully confidential to you, the bidder, and is kept in the Live bidders platforms encrypted file software which is not made known to anyone including Colonial Acres Auction staff.

Is there an Advantage between Internet Bidding and Live Floor Bidding?
No, Internet bidders and Floor bidders will be competing for the same auctions in real time during the Auction Event. The Auction platforms are built to be extremely fast with very little to no lag time. Please make sure your System requirements and web browser are current.>

How do I know if I won an Lot?
If you are bidding online, you will receive a message indicating that you have won once the lot closes to bidding. Please note: That from time to time, a lot must be re-opened to live bidding (see "Why was a lot re-opened?"). If you received the winning bid notification, you will have to continue bidding or you may lose to a higher bidder. We strive to prevent this situation from happening but all decisions are at the discretion of the auctioneer and Colonial Acres Auction.

What forms of payment are accepted?
Colonial Acres Auctions will accept the following forms of payment: Cash, Bank Drafts, Debit (in house only), Wire Transfers, Paypal, Visa, Mastercard, and Amex) Please note that some forms of payments will receive a lower buyer,s premium. A complete list of rates and payment types is located under Terms and Conditions. Please Note: All payments must be made within 30 days of the Auction event. An interest rate of 2% Monthly will be applied to any unpaid auctions after the 30 day period. We recommend that if you are planning on paying with Debit or Credit cards, check with you bank provider for daily Usage limits, as you may need to increase this for the day of the event in order for your payments to be approved.

What if Multiple bidders place the same Bid, how do you decide who wins the lot?
In rare cases you may notice a lot close for your maximum bid but you do not win the lot. This occurs in cases where a proxy bid has been entered prior to the live auction event and a mail or absentee bid has been placed for the exact same amount. In the case of a Tie, the auction software will allocate the winning bid to the first received bid in the system for this lot. Please note that if you have placed a Proxy bid you cannot bid against yourself during the live event.

Why was a lot re-opened?
To keep a fair and level playing field for all bidders involved in the auction event. Occasionally, there might be an unexpected lag-time from internet bidders and/or a missed floor bid from our auctioneer. Colonial Acres Auctions has the right to re-open the auction to the live platforms to continue the bidding. If you were initially the highest bidder, you will have to continue bidding to win the lot. This situation should occur minimally, as long as you ensure that you are running up-to-date software and have an uninterrupted internet connection.

What are my Computers requirements to bid online?
The Live Auction Platforms are designed to allow you to bid from almost all forms of internet accessible devices such as PCs, Apple computers, Tablets, and almost all modern mobile phones. Please insure you are running current web browser software such as: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox.

Option #1

Receive an Electronic Copy of the Catalogue, Simply enter your email address below and we will email you a PDF of our current Auction Catalogue.

Please enter the following code into the box provided:

Option #2

Enter your Mailing information Below and we will mail you a hard copy of our Current auction Catalogue. (*Please note that we Print Catalogues For our Spring and Fall Premier Auctions Only)

Please enter the following code into the box provided:


This is a mail, email, phone/fax and Internet auction sale. All bids are per lot.

ALL BIDDERS agree and accept and comply with all terms and conditions outlined in this auction. Auctioneer assumes all bidders have fully read and understand terms and conditions outlined below.

You may send us your bids by email, mail, fax, phone or you can bid on our website, either up to 1 week prior to the sale or by bidding online during the live session. Bidders may register in any of the following ways; by Internet registration, by mail or fax or Email, a full bid sheet or telephone bid must be completed and received by auctioneer by 5 pm the day prior to the auction.

The opening bid for all lots will commence at 10% above the second highest bid received or the consignor's reserve (whichever is higher). All mail bids received prior to the live auction will be lowered whenever possible (so don't be afraid to put down your maximum bid!!) All lots will be started at either the consignor's reserve or 50% of the estimate. Key Date and higher graded material generally will command a closing price close to or above the estimated price. If you place a bid of about 80% of the estimate you should have a good chance of winning the lot, while a bid of 100% of the estimate you will likely win the lot. All prices are in Canadian Funds. Bidding in this auction will be in Canadian Funds. Mail bids received from USA customers will be converted to CDN funds using the rate on the auction's date. All decisions by the Auctioneer are final and are made at the sole discretion of the Auctioneer. Colonial Acres Auctions is acting as an agent between the Consignors and the winning buyer. We the Auctioneer disclaims all responsibility and liabilities that may be connected to the sale of any items within our Auction. By agreeing to these terms you the bidder agrees to accept any damages, and or losses that may come from the purchase of an item in this sale.

NO Unlimited Bids or Buy Bids are accepted. The estimates given are taken from Charlton catalogues, Canadian Coin News, EBay sales, Canadian Coin News trends, Canadian Dealer Newsletter retail prices, Krause publications, and ICCS Cornwell, NGC, PCGS Census.

Colonial Acres Auctions will attempt to represent all items to the best of their knowledge. We cannot be held responsible for our opinion provided to you in this auction or the opinion of any third party grading services represented in this Auction. Grading is subjective to personal opinions, in many cases Third party grading services will be represented in our auction, these grades may differ from professional opinions, and thus we assume that all bidders have fully viewed the items in the auction and accept the condition represented prior to bidding. We cannot accept responsibility and waive all liability resulting in financial losses, and or incidentals accruing from the sale of any items, nor can we guarantee that items graded by third party services will grade the same if submitted to a different grading service or re-submitted to the same company. Returns of items will not be accepted.

Identical Bids:
In the event of an Identical Bid, the Auctioneer will give the winning bid to the first bid received.

Bidding advances:
In the case of multiple Mail bids or other non-floor Bids, the Auctioneer with open the live bidding to the floor at 10% above the highest received bid to the floor. In cases where no previous bids have been received the Auctioneer reserves the right to open the lot at a value to their discretion, typically 50% of the estimate is used in cases where no pre-set reserve price has been set by the consignor and Auctioneer. Any bids placed by a consignor and or an agent representing you on your own consignments are still subject to the full buyer’s premiums and commission rates agreed by you and the auctioneer. All Bidders are held responsible for their own bids, any errors in calculations and or lots numbers is considered a final bid. Please double check your calculations and lot numbers before signing and submitting bid sheets to us. In the case of a discrepancy between bids after the hammer has fallen, all decisions made by the auctioneer are final and not negotiable, though in some cases that deemed necessary a lot may be re-opened and if you were the previous high bidder you may need to bid again to win the lot.

Buyer's Premium and Taxes.
All bidders agree to pay the following Buyer’s Premiums otherwise known as the "Hammer Fees" that is applied to all winning bids.

*Note: Regular buyer’s premium will apply for the following types of payments received: Cash, Certified Cheque, Debit Card, Wire Transfers, E-transfers, or wire transfer into our CIBC Account 2804719, Transfer #06052. We do accept PayPal or Credit Card as payment, but there will be an extra 3% surcharge added to the buyer's premium.

Type of Bid:
Internet Bids/Phone/Mail/Email/Fax:__18
With Credit Card:________________21%

No taxes will be charged for items delivered outside of Canada. Taxes will be applied for all Canadian residents for applicable items. All bidders agree to pay the rates outlined below:

13% HST is applied for all residents from ON, 15% NB, NFLD, NS & PEI. 5% GST is applied for all other Provinces. AB, BC, MB, NWT, NU, QC, SK, YK

ALL LOTS MUST BE PAID FOR IN FULL PRIOR TO SHIPPING. All bidders agree to make payments in full in Canadian Funds as per the invoiced amount at the conclusion of the auction. All Purchases made in US Funds will be accepted at 2% below the day’s posted exchange rates.

No Items will be released or delivered to any bidder until payment is received in full. The Auctioneer reserves the right to request up to 25% deposits prior to bidding on certain lots deemed necessary by the sole discretion of the Auctioneer. Any deposited collected that cannot be applied to winning bids will be refunded back to the bidder within 48 hours of the conclusion of the auction. We cannot be held responsible or liable for refunds that are delayed by banking institutions. If you require special payment conditions these must be presented to the Auctioneer and accepted prior to bidding.
Bidders will automatically be banned from participating in any future auctions if payment exceeds 15 days from the conclusion of the auction. Please note for anyone with outstanding invoices will be unable to participate in any future auctions until payment has been made. All bidders and or agents registered on behalf of a bidder authorize the auctioneer to bill the credit card registered with the auction event for the full amount of all purchases made by a registered bidding account if payments are not made within the terms of sale. The bidder and or Agents agree that any deposits made will be forfeited and applied to the amount owing.
Accepted Payment Methods:
Master Card
Money Order/Bank Draft
Personal Cheque/Check
Wire Transfer
Electronic Bill Payment – Scotiabank, CIBC, Royal Bank or BMO Customers
You can save the 3% Credit card or PayPal fee on your invoice if you would like to pay by one of the following methods: Cash, Debit, Cheque, Money Order, e-Transfer, wire Transfer or Bill Payment.
All personal cheques must clear our bank before we ship your order. Cheque clearing can take up to 10 business days. Please contact us if you would like to pay with Credit Card, have us send you a PayPal money request, or to have your invoice total adjusted down 3% for the alternative payment methods.

For e-Transfer Payments please send the payment to; auctions@colonialacres.com and use the password colonialtransfer.
Cheques/Money Orders can be sent to:
Colonial Acres Coins
991 Victoria Street North
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
N2B 3C7

For customer who would like to use the bill payment option please contacts us for your account number. Once you have attained your account number follow these simple steps: log into your account, go to the bill payment option, the click on Add Payee, search “Colonial Acres”, type in your account number and add us to your payee list. Once added simply follow the instructions on your screen to process your payment.

Shipping and Duties:

Pick up and Shipping will be calculated and added onto the final invoice. Final invoices will be emailed to purchasers within 12 hours of the auction ending

YYou may pick-up lots from the auction event once payment has been received and approved, as well you may make arrangements to pick your auction lots at Colonial Acres in Kitchener up to 7 days after the auction has concluded. Please call ahead to make special arrangements to have your auction lots ready for Pick-up. You will be contacted by email within 2-3 business days when your order is ready. Please do not come in until you receive this email.

All shipments will be shipped with tracking and signature where available. Shipments outside of Canada; duties and delivery are the sole responsibility of the purchaser. We will not combine any colonial Acres website orders with auction orders for shipping, nor will we combine auction order exceeding 10 business days of the last auction. This process slows down our shipping and processing times.

Delivery within Canada typically takes 7 -10 business days from receipt of Payment. USA can take up to 10-15 business days. International shipping generally can take 4-10 weeks (please allow up to 12 weeks to ship to Australia or New Zealand using surface package, or contact the store to arrange for Express post – additional fees will apply). All International Orders must be shipped with a tracking number and will be a minimum of $50.00 shipping cost, but can exceed this amount depending on the weight of the package. We will contact you with the correct shipping cost.

Returns will only be accepted by the auctioneer in the case of an error in our listing, and or a misattributed item (NO RETURNS on bulk lots or any lot that contains more than 6 items). All returns must be received back within 7 days of receiving your winning lots. Return lots must be in all original packaging and condition as sold in auction, any items that have been opened or altered in any way will be void any return privileges. Any disputes regarding lots that are not brought to the auctioneer's attention within 28 days will forfeit all rights to return your items under any circumstances. All floor bids are deemed as Final and no returns will be accepted under no circumstances to a floor bidder, or his/hers agents representing your bid.

In the event of an unexpected power failure and or internet service failure that cannot be resolved in a timely manner, or in the event of extreme weather or acts of God outside the control of the auctioneer. We the auctioneer have the sole right to end the Auction event at any time for any reasons deemed reasonable by the auctioneer. The Auctioneer reserves the right to make any amendments to the Terms of sale by either a verbal announcement at the time of the auction event or by a posted message on the auction website. The Auctioneer will exercise to the best of their power to insure all items being sold in the auction are described and photographed to the best of their knowledge. We cannot be held responsible for errors or omissions that may occur in either the Catalogue, internet or verbal statements.

Colonial Acres Coins
991 Victoria St North
Kitchener, ON N2B 3C7
Tel: 1-888-255-4565 prompt 5
Fax: 519-579-0532
Email: auctions@colonialacres.com

Please click below to print any of the following Forms

Sign up here and receive a PDF copy of our Auction Items via email

Yes, send me a PDF of our Auction Catalogue.


July 2015

November 2015

May 2016

June 2016

July 2016

September 2016