Canada 1912 10 cents

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Heritage sale 3010, lot 20437
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 20437 in Heritage sale 3010 (Boston, August 2010), where it sold for $1,265. The catalog description[1] noted, "George V 10 Cents 1912, MS66 PCGS, purple and reddish-gold patina encircles the bright silver-gray centers while dazzling satiny luster shimmers throughout the fields. The details are exquisite. PCGS has certified just six pieces in MS66, with none finer (7/09)." This type was struck 1912-19 and is not scarce in grades up to Extremely Fine. While the dates 1917-19 are readily available in Uncirculated, this date is not.

Recorded mintage: 3,235,557.

Specification: 2.32 g, .925 fine silver, .069 troy oz ASW, designed by E. B. MacKennal and Leonard C. Wyon.

Catalog reference: KM 23.


  • 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.
  • [1]Tucker, Warren, Scott Cordry and John Kraljevich, Heritage Sale 3010: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2010.

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