Canada 1935 dollar

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Ponterio sale 168, lot 50359
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 50359 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $559. The catalog description[1] noted, "CANADA. Dollar, 1935. PCGS MS-66 Secure Holder. Pleasing tone." The type was struck in 1935 to honor the silver jubilee of king George V, who died the following year. This issue is the only instance of this bust appearing on Canadian coinage. It was saved in considerable numbers and is readily available today.

Recorded mintage: 428,707.

Specification: 23.32 g, .800 fine silver, .600 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-30.

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

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