Canada 1927 25 cents

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Heritage sale 3024, lot 23460
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 23460 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $2,820. The catalog description[1] noted, "George V 25 Cents 1927, MS64 PCGS and MS64 ICCS, full frosty white mint brilliance with virtually pristine surfaces, a choice example of this key date. From The Nikita Collection." The type was struck in sterling silver 1912-19 and in .800 fine silver 1920-36. The depression which set in after World War One caused mintages to drop. This date is scarce and rare in choice condition. No quarters were struck 1922-26.

Recorded mintage: 468,096.

Specification: 5.83 g, .800 fine silver, .150 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 24a.


  • 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.
  • [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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