General

Country
Canada Flag: Canada
Denomination
5 cents
Value
0.05 Canadian dollar (CAD)
Dates
AD1948 - 1950

Physical

Shape
Dodecagon (12 straight sides)
Mass
4.54 g
Diameter
21.20 mm
Thickness
1.75 mm
Composition
Ni
Color
Gray/Black/Silver Gray/Black/Silver
Magnetic
Yes

Design

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

References

Wikipedia
Nickel (Canadian coin)
Krause
KM# 42
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ruler
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King George VI head left
Maple leaf (denomination) Maple leaf
(designer) Beaver left on log in water encircled by dots adjacent to rim
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DEI
GEORGIVS VI GRATIA REX
5 CENTS
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