General

Country
Canada Flag: Canada
Denomination
5 cents
Value
0.05 Canadian dollar (CAD)
Dates
AD1944 - 1945

Physical

Shape
Dodecagon (12 straight sides)
Mass
4.54 g
Diameter
21.20 mm
Thickness
1.90 mm
Composition
Cr plated Steel
Color
Gray/Black/Silver Gray/Black/Silver
Magnetic
Yes

Design

Orientation
Medallic (↑ ↑)
Edge
Plain/smooth
Tags
Leaf

References

Wikipedia
Nickel (Canadian coin)
Krause
KM# 40a
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ruler
Reverse
ruler
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(Georgivs VI Dei Gratia Rex et Indiae Imperator)
King George VI head left
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Torch over (denomination) (date)
(denomination) divides maple leaves
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CENTS
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Canada 1 cent (1937 - 1947)
Canada 1 cent (1920 - 1936)
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Canada 10 cents (1937 - 1947)
Canada 25 cents (1937 - 1947)
Canada 5 cents (2005)
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