Canada 1972 dollar
This specimen was lot 3905 in Goldberg sale 84 (Los Angeles, January 2015), where it sold for $164.50. The catalog description noted, "Canada. Dollar, 1972. Voyageur. Deep rainbow of maroon colors. PCGS graded Specimen 66." This is the last Voyageur dollar struck in silver and it was issued only in collector sets.
Recorded mintage: 2,676,041 plus 405,865 prooflike in nickel and 341,598 in silver.
Specification: 15.64 g, nickel, 32 mm diameter, or 23.33 g, .500 fine silver, 36 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 76.1 (nickel) or KM-64.2a (silver).
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Aleeza Brown, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 84: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2014.