Canada 1928 25 cents
This specimen was lot 32564 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $480. The catalog description noted, "George V 25 Cents 1928 MS65 NGC. Light silvery toning with unblemished fields and a first class appearance. A premium coin at this grade level and deserving of a strong bid." The type was struck in sterling silver 1912-19 and in .800 fine silver 1920-36. The depression which set in after World War One caused mintages to drop. No quarters were struck 1922-26.
Recorded mintage: 2,114,178, a common date.
Specification: 5.83 g, .800 fine silver, .150 troy oz ASW, 23.5 mm diameter, designed by E. B. MacKennal, reeded edge.
Catalog reference: KM 24a.
- 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.
- Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.