Canada 1900 5 cents
This specimen was lot 23396 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $1,175. The catalog description noted, "Victoria 5 Cents 1900 Oval 0's, MS65 ICCS, aged cabinet patina with glints of russet and gold, a splendid example with strong eye appeal. From The Nikita Collection." This date is common.
Recorded mintage: 1,800,000.
Specification: 1.16 g, .925 fine silver, .034 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.
Catalog reference: KM 2.
- 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.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.