Canada 1858 10 cents

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Heritage sale 3024, lot 23407
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 23407 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $1,351.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "Victoria 10 Cents 1858, MS64 NGC, a choice example of this first date with frosty white mint brilliance and well-struck details, very scarce in this certified grade." The type was struck in 1858 and 1870-1901. This date is common tho a rare 1858/5 exists.

Recorded mintage: 1,250,000.

Specification: 2.31 g, .925 fine silver, .069 troy oz ASW, 18 mm diameter, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 3.


  • 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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