Canada 1875-H 10 cents

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Heritage sale 3037, lot 29162
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 29162 in Heritage sale 3037 (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $2,937.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Victoria 10 Cents 1875-H AU58 NGC, Heaton mint. With just the slightest amount of wear on the high points, this coin wows with central, light-gray patination surrounded by registers of gold and blue highlights. A wonderful example of this highly-coveted date in the series." The type was struck in 1858 and 1870-1901. Despite the ample mintage, this date is rare.

Recorded mintage: 1,000,000.

Specification: 2.32 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.
  • Cross, W. K., The Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins, 47th Ed., Toronto: Charlton International, 1993.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3037, featuring the Empire, the Santa Catarina, the Law and the Santa Maria Collections, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.

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