Canada 1933 5 cents

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Heritage sale 3035, lot 30189
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 30189 in Heritage sale 3035 (Long Beach, September 2014), where it sold for $1,175. The catalog description[1] noted, "George V 5 Cents 1933 MS64 PCGS. A strong mint-state example of this better date with silvery-gray patination and original mint bloom." This type, struck 1922-36, is common in grades up thru About Uncirculated, tho the years 1925-26 are scarce.

Recorded mintage: 2,597,867.

Specification: 4.6 g, nickel, 21.2 mm diameter, plain 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, and Warren Tucker, Heritage Signature Auction 3035, World and Ancient Coins, featuring the FoxLair Collection and the Law Collection, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.

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