5 Cents - George VI with IND:IMP:

Features

Issuer Canada
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1946-1947
Value 5 Cents
0.05 CAD = USD 0.040
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Nickel
Weight 4.54 g
Diameter 21.234 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 409
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 39a,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 33a
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The portrait in left profile of George VI is surrounded with the inscription "GEORGIVS VI D:G:REX ET IND:IMP:" meaning: George V, by the grace of God, the King and Emperor of India

Script: Latin

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI D:G:REX ET IND:IMP:
HP

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
K·G
CANADA
1947

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 (with IND:IMP:) -  obverse

© Renato Lima

Comments

1947 with DOT


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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1946  6 952 684 $ 0.25 $ 0.28 $ 0.64 $ 1.69 $ 1.86 51%
1946  2% 6/6 (Double-punched '6')
1947  $ 25 $ 24 9% Dot after 7 (broken stamping form)
1947  9 595 124 $ 0.05 $ 0.30 $ 0.47 $ 1.28 51% Maple leaf - minted in 1948
1947  7 603 724 $ 0.19 $ 0.19 $ 0.49 $ 0.90 $ 1.75 $ 11 51% Regular date

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