General

Country
Canada Flag: Canada
Denomination
1 cent
Value
0.01 Canadian dollar (CAD)
Dates
AD1953 - 1964

Physical

Shape
Circle
Mass
3.24 g
Composition
98% Cu, 1.5% Zn, 0.5% Sn
Diameter
19.05 mm
Thickness
1.70 mm

Design

Orientation
Medallic (↑ ↑)
Edge
Plain/smooth

Other

Krause ID
49
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Penny (Canadian coin)

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