Canada 1919-C sovereign

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Heritage sale 3024, lot 23501
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 23501 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $705. The catalog description[1] noted, "George V gold Sovereign 1919-C, MS64 PCGS, lightly toned with full luster." The Ottawa mint struck sovereigns featuring Edward VII 1908-10 and George V 1911-19. The 1911 is the most common date.

Recorded mintage: 135,889.

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

Catalog reference: Fr-2, KM 20.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • 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.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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