Canada 1871-H 10 cents
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 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.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Ponterio, Richard, The August 2016 Anaheim ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2016.