Canada 1918-C sovereign

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Sincona sale 51, lot 2801
This specimen was lot 2801 in Sincona sale 51 (Zurich, October 2018), where it sold for 400 CHF (about US$483 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"George V. 1910-1936. Sovereign 1918 C, Ottawa. NGC MS62. (dominion of Canada, George V, 1910-36, sovereign of 1918, Ottawa mint. Uncirculated.)"
The Ottawa mint struck sovereigns featuring Edward VII 1908-10 and George V 1911-19. The 1911 is the most common date.

Recorded mintage: 106,514.

Specification: 7.99 g, .917 fine gold, .235 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Seaby 3997. Fr-2, KM 20.

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.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018.

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