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5 Cents - Victoria

Features

Country Canada
Type Common coin
Years 1858-1901
Value 5 Cents
0.05 CAD = 0.041 USD
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 1.167 g
Diameter 15.494 mm
Thickness 0.70 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 2, Schön# 2
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 Victoria is surrounded with the inscriptions "CANADA" and "VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA" (Victoria, Queen by the grace of God)

Lettering:
VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA.
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 facial value is surrounded with 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 VG F VF XF UNC Exchange
1858  Reverse with thick listel. Obverse variation: large date over the small one. Qty included below
1858  1,460,389 Reverse with thick listel, E1, small date
1870  Reverse with narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2. Qty included below
1870  2,800,000 Reverse with thick listel, E1
1871  1,400,000 Reverse with narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1872 H 2,000,000 Reverse with narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1874 H Narrow listel, crossed 4 large date, E2. Qty included below
1874 H 1,800,000 Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2, regular 4, small date
1875 H Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2, large date. Qty included above (1874 and 1875 quantities added by mistake)
1875 H Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2, small date. Qty included above (1874 and 1875 quantities added by mistake)
1880 H 3,000,000 Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2, E3
1881 H 1,500,000 Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E3
1882 H 1,000,000 Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E4
1883 H 600,000 Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5
1884  200,000 Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5
1885  Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5 small handled 5, Qty included below
1885  1,000,000 Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5 large handled 5
1886  Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5, large 6
1886  1,700,000 Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5, small 6
1887  500,000 Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5
1888  2,200,000 Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5
1889  Narrow listel, 22 leaves, E5. Qty included above
1890 H 1,000,000 Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E5
1891  1,800,000 Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E5, E2
1892  860,000 Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E5, E2
1893  1,700,000 Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1894  500,000 Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1896  1,500,000 Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1897  1,319,000 Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1898  581,000 Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1899  3,000,000 Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2
1900  Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2, small date, Qty include below
1900  1,800,000 Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2, large date
1901  2,000,000 Narrow listel, 21 leaves, E2

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