Canada 1923 cent

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Heritage sale 3024, lot 23388
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 23388 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $2,115. The catalog description[1] noted, "George V Specimen Cent 1923, SP66 BN PCGS Belzberg, deep brown surfaces with razor sharp design features, a choice Specimen striking of this key date Cent. From The Nikita Collection." This type, struck at Ottawa 1920-36, is common in all grades tho the years 1922-25 are scarce.

Recorded mintage: 1,019,002.

Specification: 3.24 g, bronze, 19.1 mm diameter, plain edge.

Catalog reference: KM 28.


  • 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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