Canada 1908 5 cents
This specimen was part of lot 22311 in Heritage sale 3010 (Boston, August 2010), which for $603.75. The catalog description noted, "Edward VII Three Coin Incomplete Specimen Set 1908, Cent, 5 Cents & 10 Cents. KM 8, KM 10, KM 13. Beautifully toned but with some spotting. Comes with the original case of issue." This type was struck 1902-10. This date is fairly common.
Recorded mintage: 1,220,524.
Specification: 1.162 g, .925 fine silver, designed by G. W. DeSalles.
Catalog reference: KM 8.
- 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.
- Tucker, Warren, Scott Cordry and John Kraljevich, Heritage Sale 3010: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2010.