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    For Year for $5 Struck at the Ottawa Mint

    1912 $5 PCGS MS63+ (Royal Canadian Gold Hoard)

    $1,100.00
     

    (KM-26) 0.2419 oz gold. Bank Hoard of Canada $5 Struck at the Ottawa Mint, Canada did not produce gold coins until 1912, the run of $5 and $10 was short lived for only 2 years since in 1914 the first war began. The majority of the coins produced never saw circulation as they were locked away in secure Canadian Bank Vaults. In 2012 the Bank of Canada held a sale of 30,000 of the 245,000 coins stored in the vaults, the remaining coins were melted.


    A Gem Final Year of the Canadian $10

    Canada: 1914 $10 PCGS MS65 (Canadian Gold Reserve)

    Next Bid: $3,500.00
    Closes: 11D 12H

    Canada did not produce gold coins until 1912. The run of $5 and $10 was short lived: only 2 years, because in 1914 World War 1 began. The majority of the coins produced never saw circulation as they were locked away in secure Canadian bank vaults, undisturbed for more than 75 years. In 2012, less than 15% of the hand selected best quality pieces were sold by the Bank of Canada; the remaining 200,000+ coins were melted. (KM-27) 0.4838 oz gold.