George V Cent 1936 Dot

George V Cent 1936 Dot, KM28, Specimen 66 Red PCGS, Ex: Belzberg. Amongst the most famous rarities in Canadian numismatics, struck in 1937 prior to the creation of coinage dies for George VI but never released for circulation, the 1936-dated Dot cent has seen its reputation grow exponentially since its discovery. It was long considered essentially uncollectible, since noted numismatist John Jay Pittman had held all three known examples from 1961 until his death, but the three-part auction of his collection brought all three back onto the market: the first in October 1997 and the other two (including this piece) in August 1999. The three 1936 Dot Cents, now well-scattered, generate great excitement whenever one appears on the auction block.From the Canadiana Collection Grade: 66, Service: PCGS, Service No.: 661000, Issue Date: 1000, Denomination: MS