5 Cents - George VI round

Features

Location Canada
Issuing entity Royal Canadian Mint
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1937-1942
Value 5 Cents
0.05 CAD = USD 0.039
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Nickel
Weight 4.54 g
Diameter 21.21 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 413
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 33,
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# 32
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The portrait of George VI facing left, engraver's initials under it.

Script: Latin

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

Unabridged legend: GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX ET INDIAE IMPERATOR

Translation:
GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX ET INDIAE IMPERATOR
George VI, by the grace of God, King and Emperor of India

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 with the country name above the date below and the denomination above flanked on both sides by a maple leaf, engraver's initials to the left.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
5 CENTS
K· G
CANADA
1939

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 (round) -  obverse

Mint

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

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1937  4 593 263 $ 0.04 $ 0.18 $ 0.35 $ 0.90 $ 1.99 $ 3.56 $ 11 33% Dot after the date
1938  3 898 974 $ 0.18 $ 0.24 $ 1.74 $ 2.98 $ 14 $ 2382 26%
1939  5 661 123 $ 0.18 $ 0.49 $ 0.63 $ 4.46 34%
1940  13 920 197 $ 0.04 $ 0.14 $ 0.29 $ 0.76 $ 1.58 $ 1.58 $ 250 53%
1941  8 681 785 $ 0.04 $ 0.39 $ 0.93 $ 1.06 $ 6.67 $ 251 41%
1942  6 847 544 $ 0.27 $ 0.29 $ 0.91 $ 1.68 $ 3.19 $ 24 37%

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Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)
Heritage Auctions
2019 September 5 - 9 Long Beach Expo World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 3076
Lot 33507
Internet Archive
Sep 5, 2019 1937 – Dot after the date UNC USD 114.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)
Heritage Auctions
The George Hans Cook Collection of Canadian Coins Monthly Online Auction 271934
Lot 36156
Internet Archive
Aug 25, 2019 1937 – Dot after the date UNC USD 432.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 31123
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1938 UNC USD 14 400.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 31124
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1938 UNC
(PCGS MS66)
USD 4920.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)
Heritage Auctions
Sunday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231943
Lot 64201
Internet Archive
Nov 30, -0001 1938 UNC
(PCGS MS63)
USD 111.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232114
Lot 62342
Internet Archive
Apr 7, 2021 1939 UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 276.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232130
Lot 65382
Internet Archive
Jul 28, 2021 1940 UNC
(ICCS MS65)
USD 276.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)
Heritage Auctions
The George Hans Cook Collection of Canadian Coins Monthly Online Auction 271934
Lot 36157
Internet Archive
Aug 25, 2019 1940 UNC
(PCGS MS65)
USD 264.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232013
Lot 64280
Internet Archive
Mar 25, 2020 1941 UNC
(PCGS MS65)
USD 372.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI (round)
Heritage Auctions
The George Hans Cook Collection of Canadian Coins Monthly Online Auction 271934
Lot 36158
Internet Archive
Aug 25, 2019 1941 UNC
(PCGS MS64+)
USD 150.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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