1 Cent - George V small cent

Features

Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1920-1936
Value 1 Cent
0.01 CAD = USD 0.0074
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Bronze (Cu 95.5%, Sn 3%, Zn 1.5%)
Weight 3.24 g
Diameter 19.05 mm
Thickness 1.65 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 436
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 28,
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.
Schön# 27
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 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: George V, King and Emperor of India by the Grace of God

Engraver: 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 face value above the date is surrounded by the inscription "CANADA" and flanked by two maple leaves

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CANADA
ONE
CENT
1923

Engravers: Fred Lewis, 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

Plain

1 Cent - George V (small cent) -  obverse

© Cyrillius (CC BY)

Mint

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

Comments



1936 dot specimen set : https://www.coinsandcanada.com/coins-articles.php?article=the-unique-canadian-1936-dot-specimen-set&id=540

Fake or real : https://www.coinsandcanada.com/coins-articles.php?article=1-cent-1936-dot-fake-vs-real&id=699

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1920  15 483 923 $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 0.52 $ 0.91 $ 1.40 $ 1.40 $ 67 39%
1921  7 601 627 $ 0.43 $ 0.49 $ 0.92 $ 1.40 $ 3.60 $ 13 $ 230 23%
1922  1 243 635 $ 12 $ 14 $ 17 $ 19 $ 28 $ 63 $ 340 7%
1923  1 019 002 $ 25 $ 25 $ 34 $ 42 $ 91 $ 360 7%
1924  1 593 195 $ 5.90 $ 9.40 $ 10 $ 18 $ 35 $ 270 9%
1925  1 000 622 $ 19 $ 20 $ 33 $ 36 $ 39 $ 320 7%
1926  2 143 372 $ 4.40 $ 4.40 $ 6.10 $ 11 $ 20 $ 140 11%
1927  3 553 928 $ 0.18 $ 1.10 $ 1.40 $ 2.10 $ 4.60 15%
1928  9 144 860 $ 0.13 $ 0.21 $ 0.55 $ 0.81 $ 1.80 $ 3.30 $ 36 28%
1929  12 159 840 $ 0.10 $ 0.22 $ 0.44 $ 0.77 $ 1.50 $ 3.70 $ 250 33% Low / High last '9', see comments
1930  2 538 613 $ 1.50 $ 2.40 $ 3.40 $ 7.30 $ 46 $ 430 14%
1931  3 842 776 $ 0.18 $ 0.71 $ 1.00 $ 1.50 $ 2.80 $ 12 $ 190 18%
1932  21 316 190 $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 0.32 $ 0.77 $ 1.10 $ 4.20 $ 17 46%
1933  12 079 310 $ 0.14 $ 0.14 $ 0.28 $ 0.63 $ 1.40 $ 2.60 $ 46 32%
1934  7 042 358 $ 0.29 $ 0.29 $ 0.40 $ 0.74 $ 1.40 $ 2.80 $ 61 23%
1935  7 526 400 $ 0.03 $ 0.39 $ 0.39 $ 0.71 $ 1.40 $ 5.80 $ 160 25%
1936  8 768 769 $ 0.07 $ 0.44 $ 0.44 $ 0.71 $ 1.60 $ 2.40 $ 34 27%
1936  3 $ 740 000 1.4% Specimen; Dot under the date. Original quantity minted 678 823. Only 3 grade specimen known today.

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232112
Lot 64330
Internet Archive
Mar 24, 2021 1920 UNC
(PCGS MS64 Red and Brown)
USD 156.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232013
Lot 64271
Internet Archive
Mar 25, 2020 1920 UNC The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231940
Lot 61250
Internet Archive
Oct 3, 2019 1920 UNC The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)
Heritage Auctions
The George Hans Cook Collection of Canadian Coins Monthly Online Auction 271934
Lot 36051
Internet Archive
Aug 25, 2019 1920 UNC
(PCGS MS65 Red and Brown)
USD 336.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232053
Lot 65283
Internet Archive
Dec 30, 2020 1921 UNC The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232014
Lot 61245
Internet Archive
Apr 1, 2020 1921 UNC
(ICCS MS65 Red)
USD 1800.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232013
Lot 64265
Internet Archive
Mar 25, 2020 1921 UNC
(PCGS MS64 Brown)
USD 240.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 31034
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1921 UNC
(PCGS MS64 Red and Brown)
USD 840.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231905
Lot 65146
Internet Archive
Jan 31, 2019 1921 UNC
(NGC MS64 Brown)
USD 288.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - George V (small cent)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232051
Lot 63288
Internet Archive
Dec 16, 2020 1922 UNC
(NGC MS63 Brown)
USD 264.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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