Canada 1888 10 cents
This specimen was lot 70312 in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, May 2018), where it sold for $720. The catalog description noted, "CANADA. 10 Cents, 1888. PCGS MS-63 Secure Holder. Very appealing blue, green and red toning over lustrous surfaces with a lovely cartwheel effect and great eye appeal. A real treat for the collector of Canadian numismatics." The type was struck in 1858 and 1870-1901.
Recorded mintage: 500,000, a common date.
Specification: 2.32 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, 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The May 2018 Collector's Choice Sale, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.