General

Country
Canada Flag: Canada
Denomination
5 cents
Value
0.05 Canadian dollar (CAD)
Dates
AD1937 - 1942

Physical

Shape
Circle
Mass
4.54 g
Composition
Ni
Diameter
21.21 mm
Thickness
1.80 mm

Design

Orientation
Medallic (↑ ↑)
Edge
Plain/smooth

Other

Krause ID
33
Wikipedia Article
Nickel (Canadian coin)

  Obverse Reverse
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Obverse
ruler
Reverse
ruler
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(Georgivs VI Dei Gratia Rex et Indiae Imperator)
King George VI head left
Maple leaf (denomination) Maple leaf
(designer) Beaver left on log in water encircled by dots adjacent to rim
(country)
(date)
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D:G:REX
GEORGIVS VI ET IND:IMP:
5 CENTS
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CANADA
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