Canada 1951 cent

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Heritage sale 3032, part of lot 31058
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries
a typical circulated specimen, from the Mountain Groan Collection
Canada 1951 cent rev DSLR.jpg

The first specimen was part of lot 31058 in Heritage sale 3032 (Chicago, April 2014), which sold for $646.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "George VI 7-Coin Mint Set 1951, KM 41/42a/48/43/44/45/46, Select - Gem UNC. A Choice set, nearly free of tone, with the plated nickel showing touches of rust at the edges." This type, struck at Ottawa 1948-52, is common in all grades tho the mintages are lower than those of World War Two.

Recorded mintage: 80,430,379.

Specification: 3.24 g, bronze, 19.1 mm diameter, plain edge.

Catalog reference: KM 41.


  • 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, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3032, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.

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