Canada 1930 5 cents

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Ponterio sale 168, lot 50367
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC

This specimen was part of lot 50367 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $258. The catalog description[1] noted, "CANADA. 5 Cents, 1930. PCGS MS-64 Secure Holder. Lustrous." The type was struck 1922-36 (superseding a silver coin similar to the half dime) and is common in circulated condition.

Recorded mintage: 3,704,673.

Specification: nickel, 21.2 mm diameter.

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]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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