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5 Cents - Victoria

Features

Country Canada
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1858-1901
Value 5 Cents
0.05 CAD = 0.037 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 1.167 g
Diameter 15.494 mm
Thickness 0.70 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 2,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 2
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

The portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing left with the country name below

Lettering:
VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA.
CANADA

Translation:
Victoria Queen by the Grace of God
Canada

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.

Reverse

The face value surrounded by two maple boughs and the crown of Queen Victoria

Lettering:
5
CENTS
1858

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1858  1,460,389 20.98 8% Reverse with thick listel, E1, small date
1858  3% Reverse with thick listel. Obverse variation: large date over the small one. Qty included below
1870  4% Reverse with narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2. Qty included below
1870  2,800,000 11.79 23.09 39.66 10% Reverse with thick listel, E1
1871  1,400,000 6.22 20.67 6% Reverse with narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1872 H 2,000,000 3.60 18.40 41.00 11% Reverse with narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1874 H 800,000 28.62 7% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2, regular 4, small date
1874 H 16.15 4% Narrow listel, crossed 4 large date, E2. Qty included below
1875 H 1,000,000 1.0% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2, large date. Qty included above (1874 and 1875 quantities added by mistake)
1875 H 1.5% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2, small date. Qty included above (1874 and 1875 quantities added by mistake)
1880 H 3,000,000 1.51 6.74 10.91 10.95 10.95 21% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2, E3
1881 H 1,500,000 1.97 4.71 14.07 12% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E3
1882 H 1,000,000 16.02 9% Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E4
1883 H 600,000 40.85 6% Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5
1884  200,000 136.62 217.85 2% Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5, Near/Pointed 4 and Far/Blunt 4 varieties
1885  1,000,000 6% Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5 large handled 5
1885  3% Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5 small handled 5, Qty included below
1886  43.09 5% Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5, large 6
1886  1,700,000 1.90 5.90 8.07 12% Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5, small 6
1887  500,000 23.01 5% Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5
1888  1,000,000 3.67 5.75 6.80 10.27 17% Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5
1889  1,200,000 101.16 153.02 5% Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5. Qty included above
1890 H 1,000,000 9.38 11.51 14.03 10% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E5
1891  1,800,000 5.77 9.39 12.75 19.25 17% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E5, E2
1892  860,000 8.17 11.05 15.73 15.73 9% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E5, E2
1893  1,700,000 6.64 8.57 15.32 15% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1894  500,000 33.04 5% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1896 or large 9 1,500,000 5.00 8.66 15.32 15% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1897  1,319,283 10.20 15.29 13% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1898  580,717 11.54 8% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1899  3,000,000 4.67 6.02 14.33 24.59 27% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1900  1,800,000 7.75 7.75 12% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2, large date
1900  7% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2, small date, Qty include below
1901  2,000,000 1.50 7.10 15.38 23.58 21% Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2

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