Canada 1912 cent

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Heritage sale 3008, lot 20572
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen is lot 20572 in Heritage sale 3008 (New York, January 2010). The catalog description[1] noted, "Canada. George V Cent 1912, MS66 RD PCGS. Blazing mint-red color with superbly defined features. Only one piece has been certified finer by PCGS (8/1)." This type was struck 1912-20, when Canada reduced the cent to 3.24 grams. This date is common.

Recorded mintage: 5,107,642.

Specification: 5.67 g, bronze, 25.4 mm diameter, plain edge.

Catalog reference: KM 21.

Source:

  • 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, and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3008: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2009.

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