5 Cents - Victoria

Features

Issuer Canadian provinces (Canada)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1862-1864
Value 5 Cents (0.05)
Currency New Brunswick - Dollar (1860-1867)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 1.162 g
Diameter 15.49 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 20017
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 7
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Victoria

Lettering:
VICTORIA D : G : REG :
NEW BRUNSWICK ·

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.

Reverse

Crown at top and wreath around the edges.

Lettering:
5
CENTS
1864

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1862  100 000 65%
1862  0% Proof
1864  15% large 6
1864  100 000 60% small 6

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