Canada 1914 5 cents

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Goldberg sale 75, lot 4129
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Canada issued silver five cent pieces 1858-1921. In 1920, the coin was debased from .925 to .800 fine, then in 1921 it was converted to a nickel piece very similar to the U. S. five cent coin. This specimen was lot 4129 in Goldberg sale 75 (Los Angeles, September 2013), where it sold for $109.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "Canada. 5 Cents, 1914. George V. Toned. NGC graded MS-62." This date is somewhat scarce.

Recorded mintage: 4,202,179.

Specification: 1.16 grams, .925 fine silver, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 22.

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]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Jason Villareal and Steven Harvey, Goldberg Sale 75: the pre-Long Beach Sale, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2013.

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