Canada 1923 5 cents

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Heritage sale 3024, lot 23401
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 23401 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $1,645. The catalog description[1] noted, "George V 5 Cents 1923, MS65 PCGS, very bright and attractive, one tiny spot in the left obverse field. Elusive date in this superior quality. From The Nikita Collection." This type, struck 1922-36, is common in grades up thru About Uncirculated, tho the years 1925-26 are scarce.

Recorded mintage: 2,502,279.

Specification: 4.6 g, nickel, 21.2 mm diameter, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 29.


  • 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 3022, the Non-Floor Session, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.

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