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1 Cent - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait; heavy type

1 Cent - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait; heavy type) -  obverse1 Cent - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait; heavy type) -  reverse

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Features

Country Canada
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1965-1979
Value 1 Cent
0.01 CAD = 0.0076 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Bronze
Weight 3.24 g
Diameter 19.05 mm
Thickness 1.65 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 59,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 58
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"

Lettering:
1 CENT
1975
CANADA

Engraver: George 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 and thickness differ:

KM#59.1: 98% copper, 0.5% tin, 1.5% zinc (thickness 1.65mm)
KM#59.2: 98% copper, 1.75% tin, 0.25% zinc (thickness 1.52mm)


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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1965  0.08 0.28 0.28 0.39 KM#59.1 (large beads, blunt 5; var. 4)
1965  0.33 30.80 KM#59.1 (large beads, pointed 5; var. 3)
1965  0.10 0.10 0.10 0.55 KM#59.1 (small beads, blunt 5; var. 2)
1965  304,441,082 0.11 0.17 0.30 0.30 2.53 KM#59.1 (small beads, pointed 5; var. 1)
1966  183,644,388 0.07 0.07 0.14 0.14 0.37 KM#59.1
1968  329,695,772 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.18 0.50 0.50 KM#59.1
1969  335,240,929 0.04 0.04 0.11 0.11 0.55 KM#59.1
1970  311,145,010 0.06 0.06 0.11 0.14 0.55 KM#59.1
1971  298,228,936 0.07 0.11 0.11 0.33 0.53 KM#59.1
1972  451,304,591 0.08 0.10 0.11 0.17 0.17 0.45 KM#59.1
1973  457,059,852 0.05 0.05 0.14 0.14 0.39 0.39 KM#59.1
1974  692,058,489 0.04 0.13 0.12 0.12 0.40 KM#59.1
1975  642,318,000 0.07 0.07 0.14 0.14 0.50 KM#59.1
1976  701,122,890 0.07 0.07 0.10 0.10 0.12 1.11 KM#59.1
1977  453,050,666 0.05 0.05 0.14 0.15 0.15 0.38 KM#59.1
1978  911,170,647 0.04 0.09 0.09 0.13 0.14 0.34 KM#59.2 (reduced thickness)
1979  754,394,064 0.02 0.09 0.11 0.11 0.12 0.30 0.55 KM#59.2 (smaller effigy; reduced thickness))

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