Canada 1871-H 10 cents

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from Stack's Bowers 2016 ANA sale, lot 20311
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This specimen was lot 20311 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Anaheim, CA, August 2016), where it sold for $1,292.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "CANADA. 10 Cents, 1871-H. PCGS MS-63 Secure Holder. From the Heaton Mint and in CHOICE MINT STATE. Lightly toned with attractive underlying luster." The type was struck in 1858 and 1870-1901. Despite the ample mintage, this date and the accompanying 1871 are somewhat scarce.

Recorded mintage: 1,870,000.

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

Catalog reference: KM-3.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The August 2016 Anaheim ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2016.

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