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5 Cents - George VI with IND:IMP:

Features

Country Canada
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1946-1947
Value 5 Cents
0.05 CAD = 0.038 USD
Composition Nickel
Weight 4.54 g
Diameter 21.234 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Dodecagonal
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 39a, Schön# 33a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

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

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 facial value, flanked on both sides by a maple leaf

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

Comments

1947 with DOT


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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1946  6,952,684 0.58 0.34 0.63 2.23
1946  6/6 (Double-punched '6')
1947  13.50 Dot after 7 (broken stamping form)
1947  9,595,124 0.34 0.44 1.74 Maple leaf - minted in 1948
1947  7,603,724 0.39 0.48 0.95 Regular date

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