Menu

1 Cent - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait; heavy type

1 Cent - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait; heavy type) -  obverse 1 Cent - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait; heavy type) -  reverse

© Monéphil

Features

Country Canada
Type Common coin
Years 1965-1979
Value 1 Cent
0.01 CAD = 0.0078 USD
Metal Bronze
Weight 3.24 g
Diameter 19.05 mm
Thickness 1.65 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 59, Schön# 58
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
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 facial value and the inscription "CANADA"

Lettering:
1 CENT
1975
CANADA

Engraver: George Edward Kruger Gray

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

Edge

Plain

Comments

1,65 mm thick

NOTE:  1965 obverse varieties:
Large beads: A in REGINA points to right end of a bead (common)
Small beads: A in REGINA points to left end of a bead
reverse varieties:
Pointed 5: upper right end of 5 is angled 30° from the vertical
Blunt 5: upper right end of 5 is angled 15° from the vertical (common)



NOTE: The years 1965-1977 belong to KM#59.1 while the 1978-1979 coins are classified under KM#59.2. This is because the compositions differ:

KM#59.1: 98% copper, 0.5% tin, 1.5% zinc
KM#59.2: 98% copper, 1.75% tin, 0.25% zinc


Additionally, the 1979 coins feature a smaller effigy of the Queen than any of the previous years.

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage VG F VF XF UNC
1965  KM#59.1 (large beads, blunt 5)
1965  KM#59.1 (large beads, pointed 5)
1965  KM#59.1 (small beads, blunt 5)
1965  304,441,082 KM#59.1 (small beads, pointed 5)
1966  183,644,388 KM#59.1
1968  329,695,772 0.20 KM#59.1
1969  335,240,929 0.24 KM#59.1
1970  311,145,010 KM#59.1
1971  298,228,936 KM#59.1
1972  451,304,591 0.17 KM#59.1
1973  457,059,852 KM#59.1
1974  692,058,489 0.24 KM#59.1
1975  642,318,000 0.18 KM#59.1
1976  701,122,890 KM#59.1
1977  453,050,666 KM#59.1
1978  911,170,647 KM#59.2
1979  754,394,064 0.31 KM#59.2 (smaller effigy)

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange this coin: rmar, litllemawxou, HRNumis, jordifo, balkancoins, souple, Redwings, tfsales, smcc1986, lilianc, D_M, greg_ya, Serge 1943, gabilife79, Guitou, sabino18, Redgie, sylvied, AJCS, surovyi, rmj, malol, Numismatica Cuyo, dainis56, msecci, Brohyde3, vijvijay1, alexserg, SRV5490, Bobby Ghelani 11, wilfried1, xblamecanadax, Detti07, ardennemedal, Phoenix1975

Feedback: none
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1)
Country: France
Languages : English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×134)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Spanish Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×54)
Country: Spain
Languages : German English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×93)
Country: Macedonia
Languages : English Croatian Macedonian Serbian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×80)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×166)
Country: France
Languages : English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×6)
Country: Brazil
Languages : English Spanish Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×5)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×58)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: none
Languages : Czech English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×167)
Country: Israel
Languages : English Hebrew Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×128)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×75)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×107)
Country: France
Languages : English French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×33)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English French Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×70)
Country: Canada
Languages : English French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×324)
Country: Belgium
Languages : English French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×84)
Country: Portugal
Languages : Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×4)
Country: Russia
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×200)
Country: France
Languages : English French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×49)
Country: Poland
Languages : English Polish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×2)
Country: Argentina
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×63)
Country: Latvia
Languages : English Latvian Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×126)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×31)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×27)
Country: India
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×167)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×106)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: none
Country: India
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×3)
Country: Germany
Languages : German English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×45)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×102)
Country: Germany
Languages : German English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×68)
Country: Belgium
Languages : English French Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×4)
Country: Russia
Languages : Czech English Russian

» See details for each year/mintmark

Numista Rarity index: 3 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Canada

Contribute to the catalogue

Modify or add data about this coin
1 Cent - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait; heavy type)