Canada 1920 25 cents

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 30541
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 30541 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $528. The catalog description[1] noted, "George V 25 Cents 1920 MS65 PCGS, Ottawa mint. An exceptionally toned nature, with rich russet and amber hues throughout, and a pleasing amount of cartwheel luster radiating from beneath. Ex. Remick Collection." Quarters were issued for George V 1911-36. The 1911 lacked "DEI GRA" in the obverse legend and in 1920, the silver fineness was reduced from .925 to .800, at which level it remained until 1967.

Recorded mintage: 1,975,278.

Specification: 5.83 g, .800 fine silver, .149 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 24a.

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]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.

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