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5 Cents - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

5 Cents - Elizabeth II (3rd portrait) -  obverse5 Cents - Elizabeth II (3rd portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Country Canada
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1990-2001
Value 5 Cents
0.05 CAD = 0.038 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 4.6 g
Diameter 21.2 mm
Thickness 1.76 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 182,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 164
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

The portrait in right profile of Elizabeth II, when she was 64 years old, is surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II D • G • REGINA" (Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God)

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA

Engraver: Dora de Pédery-Hunt

Dora de Pédery-Hunt, CM OOnt was a Hungarian-Canadian sculptor who designed medals and coins. She was the first Canadian citizen to design an effigy for Queen Elizabeth II.

Reverse

A beaver, over the inscription "CANADA", is surrounded with the face value, flanked on both sides by a maple leaf

NOTE: In 1993 on the Reverse the rim denticles were removed and replaced with beads.

Lettering:
5 CENTS
CANADA
1993

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

Edge

Smooth

5 Cents - Elizabeth II (3rd portrait) -  obverse

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Comments

For "near 6" and "far 6", refer to: http://koinpro.tripod.com/Articles/Canada1996_5c_NearAndFar6.htm

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1990  42,537,000 0.03 0.11 0.84 1.39
1990  140,649 Proof
1991  10,931,000 0.09 0.74
1991  131,888 Proof
1993  86,877,000 0.06 0.06 0.12
1993  143,065 Proof
1994  99,352,000 0.06 0.19 0.26
1994  146,424 Proof
1995  78,780,000 0.03 0.11 0.17
1995  50,000 Proof
1996  36,686,000 0.04 0.15 0.18 1.07 far "6"
1996  1.17 near "6"
1996  Proof
1997  27,354,000 0.26 0.29 0.40
1997  Proof
1998  156,873,000 0.09 0.18 0.41
1998  Proof
1998 W 3.75 with mint letter, only in sets
1999  124,861,000 0.06 0.18 0.49 0.53
1999  Proof
1999 W with mint letter
2000  105,868,000 0.03 0.15 0.15 0.45
2000  Proof
2000 W 1.81 with mint letter, only in sets
2001  30,035,000 0.06 0.22 3.63
2001 P Proof

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