Canada 1951 cent
The first specimen was part of lot 31058 in Heritage sale 3032 (Chicago, April 2014), which sold for $646.25. The catalog description 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.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3032, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.