Canada 1912 5 dollars

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Heritage sale 3030, lot 23259
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 23259 in Heritage sale 3030 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $2,937.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "George V Canadian Gold Reserve 5 Dollars 1912, MS65 PCGS. Bright golden luster with bold details. One of seven MS65 coins from the hoard with a total of 18 coins known at this grade level." The type was struck in Ottawa 1912-14.

Recorded mintage: 165,680.

Specification: 8.35 g, .900 fine gold, .241 troy oz AGW, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: Fr-4; KM-26.


  • 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]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3030, featuring the RLM Collection, the Isaac Rudman Collection, the Hans Cook Collection and the Collection of Donald E. Bently, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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