10 Dollars - George V

Features

Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1912-1914
Value 10 Dollars
10 CAD = USD 7.46
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Gold (.900) (.900 gold .100 copper)
Weight 16.72 g
Diameter 26.92 mm
Thickness 2.08 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 10316
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References RCM/MRC# 124010,
Monnaie Royale Canadienne (https://www.mint.ca/)
KM# 27,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
KM# 124011,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
KM# 124012
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Bust of King George V, wearing a crown, facing left.

Script: Latin

Lettering: GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: REX ET IND:IMP:

Unabridged legend: GEORGIUS V DEI GRATIA REX ET INDIA IMPERATOR

Translation: Georges V by the Grace of God King and Emperor of India

Designer: Edgar Bertram MacKennal Read more on Wikipedia

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".

Reverse

The Canada coats of arms as given by Queen Victoria on May 26, 1868. They lie on top of 2 crossed maple branches. The shield is split in 4 parts, showing the coats of arms of the 4 provinces that created the Canada
- Ontario: 3 maple leaves below the St-George cross
- Quebec: 2 lilies at the top, a lion in the center and 3 maple leaves at the bottom
- New-Brunswick: an ancient galion with a lion above
- Nova Scotia: From top to bottom, 2 thistles, a salmon and another thistle

This reverse is considered as the most beautiful on a Canadian coin

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CANADA
1914
TEN DOLLARS

Designer: William Henry James Blakemore Read more on Wikipedia

William Henry James Blakemore (1871, in West Midlands Birmingham, England – 1945) was an English engraver, and medallist at the Royal Mint London. During his long career with the Royal Mint William Blakemore was the craftsman for the engraving of master dies for the Royal Mint London, and other Royal Mint branches, like the Royal Canadian Mint. He also engraved the designs for the first Australian coins of 1910.William Henry James Blakemore (1871-1945) was an English engraver and medallist at the Royal Mint London.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa, Canada (1908-date)

Comments

The government planned to mint other gold coins with face values like 2½ and 20 dollars in addition to the 5 and 10 ones. This never happened

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1912  74 759 $ 950 $ 1100 49%
1913  149 232 $ 970 $ 1100 43%
1914  140 068 $ 880 $ 1100 37%

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232305
Lot 61336
Internet Archive
Jan 26, 2023 1912 UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 1110.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232247
Lot 64351
Internet Archive
Nov 17, 2022 1912 UNC
(NGC UNC Details (Obverse Scratched))
USD 930.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George V
Heritage Auctions
2022 November 2 - 4 World & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3102
Lot 32360
Internet Archive
Nov 2, 2022 1912 UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 3120.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George V
Heritage Auctions
2022 November 2 - 4 World & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3102
Lot 32361
Internet Archive
Nov 2, 2022 1912 UNC
(PCGS MS63+)
USD 1920.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232242
Lot 63376
Internet Archive
Oct 13, 2022 1912 UNC
(NGC UNC Details (Obverse Cleaned))
USD 900.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232240
Lot 61408
Internet Archive
Sep 29, 2022 1912 UNC
(PCGS MS62)
USD 1020.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232203
Lot 63415
Internet Archive
Jan 13, 2022 1912 UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 4080.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232145
Lot 62360
Internet Archive
Nov 4, 2021 1912 UNC
(PCGS MS62+)
USD 1080.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232145
Lot 62361
Internet Archive
Nov 4, 2021 1912 UNC
(NGC UNC Details (Rim Filing, Cleaned))
USD 900.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George VPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars - George V
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 32393
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 1912 UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 2160.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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