Canada 1917 25 cents

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Heritage sale 3024, lot 23455
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 23455 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $1,997.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "George V 25 Cents 1917, MS66 PCGS Belzberg, incredible mint luster with boldly struck details, a wonderful coin in all respects with stunning eye appeal. Very scarce and desirable in this lofty grade. From The Nikita Collection." The type was struck in sterling silver 1912-19 and in .800 fine silver 1920-36. This date is readily available up thru Extremely Fine but slightly scarce in choice condition.

Recorded mintage: 3,365,644.

Specification: 5.83 g, .925 fine silver, .173 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 24.

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]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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