Canada 1917-C sovereign

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 12036
Canada 1917C sovereign rev Ponterio 169-12036.jpg

This specimen was lot 12036 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $499. The catalog description[1] noted, "CANADA. Sovereign, 1917-C. PCGS MS-63 Secure Holder." The Ottawa mint struck sovereigns featuring Edward VII 1908-10 and George V 1911-19. The 1911 is the most common date.

Recorded mintage: 58,842.

Specification: 7.99 g, .917 fine gold, .235 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-2; KM-20.


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  • Cross, W. K., The Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins, 47th Ed., Toronto: Charlton International, 1993
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.

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