5 Cents - George V

Features

Issuer Canada
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1922-1936
Value 5 Cents
0.05 CAD = USD 0.037
Currency 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#
414
References KM# 29,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 28
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Bust of King George V, wearing a crown, facing left.

Script: Latin

Lettering: GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: REX ET IND:IMP:

Unabridged legend: GEORGIVS V DEI GRATIA REX ET INDIA IMPERATOR

Translation: George V King and Emperor of India by the grace of God

Designer: Edgar Bertram MacKennal Read more on Wikipedia

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".

Reverse

The face value surrounded by the inscription "CANADA" and two maple leaves

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CANADA
FIVE 5 CENTS
1928

Designer: William Henry James Blakemore Read more on Wikipedia

William Henry James Blakemore (1871, in West Midlands Birmingham, England – 1945) was an English engraver, and medallist at the Royal Mint London. During his long career with the Royal Mint William Blakemore was the craftsman for the engraving of master dies for the Royal Mint London, and other Royal Mint branches, like the Royal Canadian Mint. He also engraved the designs for the first Australian coins of 1910.William Henry James Blakemore (1871-1945) was an English engraver and medallist at the Royal Mint London.

Edge

Smooth

5 Cents - George V -  obverse

© Bulgaria1999

Mint

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

Comments

In 1926 there are two varieties; the 'near 6' and the 'far 6'. This refers to the location of the '6' in '1926' relative to the maple leaf. Near '6' is the more common of the two and can be identified by the fact that the '6' nearly touches the maple leaf. The Far '6' is much more scarce.

Additionally, there are two main varieties of this coin that occurred during the years 1922, 1929, 1932, 1934 and 1936. These varieties refer to the position of the 'S' in 'CENTS' relative to the rim. Because this difference is so hard to distinguish, many of the dates are worth the same, regardless of the position of the 'S'.

Here are examples of the 1922 coin showing the S near and far from the rim:


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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1922  $ 0.89 $ 1.60 $ 1.60 $ 11 4% 'S' far from rim, mintage included with near 'S'
1922  4 763 186 $ 0.95 $ 0.95 $ 0.95 $ 1.50 $ 2.20 $ 9.20 $ 83 30% 'S' near the rim
1923  2 475 201 $ 0.47 $ 0.73 $ 0.89 $ 3.50 $ 5.40 $ 5.70 $ 520 20%
1924  3 066 658 $ 0.34 $ 0.69 $ 0.85 $ 1.10 $ 3.10 $ 4.50 $ 490 23%
1925  200 050 $ 56 $ 67 $ 70 $ 110 $ 190 $ 5800 5%
1926  933 577 $ 4.20 $ 4.30 $ 8.10 $ 8.10 10% 6 close to the leaf (Near 6)
1926  $ 97 $ 130 1.9% 6 far from the leaf (Far 6), mintage included with 1926 near 6, rare
1927  5 285 627 $ 0.28 $ 0.28 $ 0.64 $ 1.60 $ 2.70 $ 17 $ 240 31%
1928  4 588 725 $ 0.23 $ 0.37 $ 0.73 $ 2.20 $ 5.00 $ 6.30 $ 230 28%
1929  0.3% 'S' far from rim, mintage included
1929  5 562 262 $ 0.10 $ 0.37 $ 0.81 $ 1.60 $ 2.20 $ 7.00 $ 470 31% 'S' near the rim
1930  3 685 991 $ 0.11 $ 0.45 $ 0.70 $ 1.40 $ 2.40 $ 4.50 $ 220 25%
1931  5 100 830 $ 0.36 $ 0.36 $ 1.10 $ 1.30 $ 4.90 $ 8.80 $ 4500 29%
1932  0.3% '2' far from leaf, mintage included
1932  0.06% 'S' far from rim, mintage included
1932  3 198 566 $ 0.74 $ 0.97 $ 1.70 $ 4.30 $ 27 $ 990 23% 'S' near the rim, 2 close to the leaf (Near 2)
1933  2 597 867 $ 0.37 $ 0.37 $ 0.81 $ 2.20 $ 3.80 $ 3.80 $ 250 21%
1934  0.2% 'S' far from rim, mintage included
1934  3 827 303 $ 1.30 $ 1.30 $ 1.30 $ 1.30 $ 1.30 $ 1.30 25% 'S' near the rim
1935  3 900 000 $ 0.57 $ 0.57 $ 0.79 $ 1.10 $ 5.90 $ 5.90 $ 290 26%
1936  0.7% 'S' far from rim, mintage included
1936  4 400 450 $ 0.24 $ 0.35 $ 0.69 $ 1.30 $ 2.30 $ 4.80 $ 2600 26% 'S' near the rim

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232306
Lot 62319
Internet Archive
Feb 2, 2023 1923 UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 121.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232115
Lot 63318
Internet Archive
Apr 14, 2021 1923 UNC
(PCGS MS65)
USD 1380.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232046
Lot 62298
Internet Archive
Nov 11, 2020 1923 UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 372.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232045
Lot 61276
Internet Archive
Nov 4, 2020 1923 UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 384.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232035
Lot 64267
Internet Archive
Aug 26, 2020 1923 UNC
(PCGS MS64+)
USD 720.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George V
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 31107
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1923 UNC USD 5280.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George V
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 31108
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1923 UNC
(PCGS MS65)
USD 1260.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George V
Heritage Auctions
Sunday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231943
Lot 64200
Internet Archive
Nov 30, 1 BC 1923 UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 198.00
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Heritage Auctions
2023 June 4 Spotlight: Canada World Coins Showcase Auction 61318
Lot 21104
Internet Archive
Jun 4, 2023 1924 UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 480.00
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Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232114
Lot 62341
Internet Archive
Apr 7, 2021 1924 UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 79.00
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