Canada 1967 20 dollars
This type, the first of its denomination issued in Canada, was issued to commemorate the centennial of confederation. Subsequent issues of this denomination was silver. It was available only in the proof sets sold that year. This specimen was lot 318 in Ponterio sale 158 (New York, January 2011), where it sold for $718.75. The catalog description noted, "CANADA. 20 Dollars, 1967. PROOF."
Recorded mintage: 337,688 proofs (no uncirculated strikes).
Specification: 18.27 g, .900 fine gold, .528 troy oz AGW, reeded edge.
Catalog reference: Fr-5; KM 71.
- Cross, W. K., The Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins, 47th Ed., Toronto: Charlton International, 1993.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Ponterio, Richard, and Kent Ponterio, Ponterio sale 158: The 2011 N.Y.I.N.C. Auction, Irvine: Bowers and Merena, 2010.