Canada 1891 cent
This specimen is a fairly common date of a type struck in London and Birmingham for Canada 1876-1901. This specimen was lot 34475 in Ponterio sale 177 (Chicago, August 2013), where it sold for $294. The catalog description noted, "CANADA. Cent, 1891. PCGS MS-63 RB. Large date, large leaves." A small date variety exists and is awarded a substantial premium.
Recorded mintage: 1,452,000.
Specification: bronze, 5.67 grams, 25.4 mm diameter, plain edge.
Catalog reference: KM 7.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 177: The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2013.