Canada 1912 cent
This specimen is lot 20572 in Heritage sale 3008 (New York, January 2010). The catalog description 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.
- 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, and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3008: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2009.