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1 Cent - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait, 12 sided

Features

Country Canada
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1982-1989
Value 1 Cent
0.01 CAD = 0.0075 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Bronze (.980 Cu, .005 Sn, .015 Zn)
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 19.1 mm
Thickness 1.45 mm
Shape Dodecagonal
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 132,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 59
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

The portrait in right profile of Elizabeth II, when she was 39 years old, is surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II D • G • REGINA" (Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God)

Lettering: ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA

Engraver: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

A maple leaf twig is surrounded with the face value and the inscription "CANADA"

NOTE: Also on the Reverse the rim denticles were removed and replaced with beads.

Lettering:
1 CENT
1983
CANADA

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

Edge

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1 Cent - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait, 12 sided) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1982  876,029,450 0.03 0.06 0.09 0.11 0.12 0.12 0.73 43%
1982  180,908 1.62 2% Proof
1983  0.19 0.55 6% large obverse, beads near rim
1983  168,000 1.23 2% Proof
1983  975,510,000 0.03 0.07 0.07 0.11 0.17 0.17 0.54 40% small obverse, beads far from rim
1984  838,225,000 0.04 0.10 0.10 0.14 0.14 0.44 0.54 41%
1984  161,602 0.62 1.5% Proof
1985  0.35 1.40 25.66 3% Pointed 5. Qty included in 771 772 500
1985  157,037 0.79 1.5% Proof, straight/blunt 5
1985  771,772,500 0.07 0.07 0.11 0.11 1.08 3.23 37% Straight/blunt 5
1986  740,335,000 0.09 0.09 0.11 0.12 0.13 1.63 37%
1986  175,745 1.39 1.4% Proof
1987  774,549,000 0.02 0.07 0.07 0.11 0.09 0.09 0.29 41%
1987  179,004 0.94 1.4% Proof
1988  482,676,752 0.05 0.06 0.10 0.10 0.11 0.87 31%
1988  175,259 1.30 1.1% Proof
1989  1,066,628,200 0.03 0.07 0.07 0.11 0.10 0.10 1.22 44%
1989  170,928 1.09 1.4% Proof

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