Canada 1928 cent

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Heritage sale 3008, lot 20582
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 20582 in Heritage sale 3008 (New York, January 2010), where it sold for $1,092.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "George V Cent 1928, MS65 Red ICCS. Near-flawless surfaces with sharply struck features and attractive crimson color. None have been certified finer by ICCS (4/0)." Canada, after issuing large cents 1858-1920, converted to small cents nearly identical to U. S. cents. This design, with the head of George V, was struck 1920-36 and the 1928 is common.

Recorded mintage: 9,144,860.

Specification: 3.24 g, bronze, 25.4 mm diameter, plain edge.

Catalog reference: KM 28.

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]Tucker, Warren, and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3008: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2009.

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