A. Desroches - Numismate - Montreal
Alfred Desroches was born in Pointe-aux-Trembles on March 29, 1839 and went to Assumption College. He left in 1853 to work for Bohle & Henderey & Leslie, goldsmiths, located on St-Pierre Street in Montreal. In 1863, he moved to Terrebone and he became a sergeant in the company of Volontaires de Terrebonne. In 1860, he married Julie Gervais and they had four children. p>
In 1881, he studied numismatics, wanting to know the history of his country and thus he began a collection. In 1891 he sold his collection to P.N. Breton and began another, which he sold in 1892 to the same buyer. P>
- Mintage : 110
- Issuer: Alfred Desroches
- Issuing date : 1886
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Last update : Monday, July 29, 2013