February 12, 1934 (17th Parliament, 5th Session)

CON

Mr. RHODES: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. 2,612,049 ounces fine.
2. $71,913,624, which represented the proceeds received upon actual sale of the gold in world markets, less all costs incidental to the refining and marketing of such gold.
3. 341,711 ounces fine.
4. $114,389.
5. Yes.
6. (a) 32,272 ounces fine in mint sweep exported, and 1,750 ounces fine to manufacturers; (b) none of the silver referred to in 3 was used for coinage. The silver used for coinage during the year was obtained from worn and mutilated coin.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GOLD AND SILVER PURCHASES
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