5 Cents - George VI steel

Features

Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1951-1952
Value 5 Cents
0.05 CAD = USD 0.039
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Chromium plated steel
Weight 4.54 g
Diameter 21.234 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 406
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 42a,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 41a
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The portrait in left profile of George VI is surrounded with the inscription "GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX" (George VI, King by the grace of God)

Script: Latin

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX
HP

Unabridged legend: GEORGIUS VI DEI GRATIA REX

Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget

Thomas Humphrey Paget OBE was an English medal and coin designer and modeller. Paget's designs are indicated by the initials 'HP'. Paget was first approached by the Royal Mint in 1936 after the accession of King Edward VIII. Paget's recommendation had come via his earlier design for the obverse of a medal featuring the then-Prince of Wales.

Reverse

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

Script: Latin

Lettering:
5 CENTS
CANADA
1951
K·G

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 - George VI (steel) -  obverse

© Renato Lima

Mint

Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa, Canada (1908-date)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1951  4 313 410 $ 1.06 11% Obverse with high relief; very rare
1951  $ 0.43 $ 0.43 $ 0.77 $ 1.44 39% Obverse with low relief
1952  10 891 148 $ 0.05 $ 0.18 $ 0.39 $ 0.50 $ 0.85 $ 1.25 $ 3.29 82% Obverse with low relief

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232133
Lot 63369
Internet Archive
Aug 18, 2021 1952 – Obverse with low relief UNC
(PCGS MS66)
USD 144.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)
Heritage Auctions
2019 September 5 - 9 Long Beach Expo World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 3076
Lot 33513
Internet Archive
Sep 5, 2019 1952 – Obverse with low relief UNC
(PCGS MS66)
USD 109.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)
Heritage Auctions
The George Hans Cook Collection of Canadian Coins Monthly Online Auction 271934
Lot 36183
Internet Archive
Aug 25, 2019 1952 – Obverse with low relief UNC USD 144.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 31125
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 Undetermined UNC USD 3600.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (steel)
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 31126
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 Undetermined UNC USD 2520.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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