Canada 1893 5 cents
This specimen is a common date of a type struck in London and Birmingham for Canada 1858 and 1870-1901. This specimen was lot 22111 in Stack's Bowers ANA Auction (Denver, CO, August 2017), where it sold for $176.25. The catalog description noted, "CANADA. 5 Cents, 1893. NGC MS-62. Toned."
Recorded mintage: 1,700,000.
Specification: 1.16 grams, .925 fine silver, reeded edge.
Catalog reference: KM 2.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Cross, W. K., The Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins, 47th Ed., Toronto: Charlton International, 1993.
- Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2017 Denver ANA Auction: Ancients, Selections from The Richard Stuart Collection & World Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.