Canada 1909-C sovereign

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 32599
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This specimen was lot 32599 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $1,020. The catalog description[1] noted, "Edward VII gold Sovereign 1909-C AU58 PCGS. A highly sought after Sovereign from the Ottawa, (C), mint. Mintage of 16,273 pieces, and many of those are of lower grades. The coin here exhibits just a touch of wear and strong golden color." The type was struck in Ottawa 1908-10. George V sovereigns (KM 20) were struck 1911-19.

Recorded mintage: 16,273.

Specification: 7.99 g, .917 fine gold, .235 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-1; KM-14.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Cross, W. K., The Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins, 47th Ed., Toronto: Charlton International, 1993.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.

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