Canada 1998 15 dollars

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Goldberg sale 67, lot 3893
photo courtesy Goldberg Coins & Collectibles

This specimen was lot 3893 in Goldberg sale 67 (Los Angeles, January 2012), where it sold for $241.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Canada. 15 Dollars, 1998. Year of the Rabbitt. With certificate. Choice Brilliant Proof." This was issued for the Year of the Tiger; the Year of the Rabbit was 1999. This coin began a series of silver bullion coins featuring the Chinese zodiac.

Recorded mintage: 68,888.

Specification: 33.63 g, bimetallic (.925 fine silver and gold), 40 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 304.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Stephen Harvey, Paul Rynearson and Jason Bradford, Pre-Long Beach Auction, Ancient & World Coins, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2011.

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