Newfoundland 1919-C 50 cents

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Heritage sale 3010, lot 20514
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 20514 in Heritage sale 3010 (Boston, August 2010), where it sold for $747.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Newfoundland. George V 50 Cents 1919-C, MS63 PCGS, a choice original piece with attractive patina. Scarce date in mint state." This type was struck in Ottawa for Newfoundland in limited numbers 1911 and 1917-19 and is fairly available in grades up to extremely fine. This date is common.

Recorded mintage: 306,267.

Specification: 11.78 g, .925 fine silver, .350 troy oz ASW, 32 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 12.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Cross, W. K., The Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Coins, 47th Ed., Toronto: Charlton International, 1993.
  • [1]Tucker, Warren, Scott Cordry and John Kraljevich, Heritage Sale 3010: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2010.

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