Canada 1939 25 cents
This specimen was lot 5384 in Goldberg sale 72 (Los Angeles, February 2013), where it sold for $184. The catalog description noted, "Canada. 25 Cents, 1939. KM-35. George VI. White frosty mint luster. PCGS graded MS-65." This type was struck for George VI 1937-47 and this is a better date. In 1948, "ET IND IMP" was dropped from the obverse legend (KM 44) and the modified type was issued 1948-52. Silver was removed from the quarter in 1968.
Recorded mintage: 3,532,495.
Specification: 5.83 g, .800 fine silver, .150 troy oz ASW, 23.5 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 35.
- 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.
- Ira and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg sale 72: The Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles, CA: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2013.