Canada 1937 5 cents

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Heritage sale 3038, part of lot 33820
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The SCWC lists this type for 1937-42 in substantial numbers. Wartime issues were brass or chrome plated steel. This specimen was part of lot 33820 in Heritage sale 3038 (Dallas, January 2015), which sold for $1,527.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "George VI Six Piece Specimen Set 1937, KM-SS35. This is the scarcer set with mirror-like fields consisting of Cent to Dollar. Housed in its original case from the Canadian mint in Ottawa. Reported mintage of 75 Specimen Sets."

Recorded mintage: 4,593,263.

Specification: 4.5 g, nickel, 21.2 mm diameter, designed by T. H. Paget.

Catalog reference: KM 33.

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]Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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