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1 Cent - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

Features

Country Canada
Type Common coin
Years 1953-1964
Value 1 cent
0.01 CAD = 0.0075 USD
Metal Bronze (.980 Cu, .005 Sn, .015 Zn)
Weight 3.24 g
Diameter 19.05 mm
Thickness 1.65 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 49, Schön# 48
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 27 years old, is surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA" (Elizabeth II, Queen by the grace of God)

Lettering: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Engraver: Mary Gillick , retouches de Thomas Shingles

Mary Gillick was a sculptor best known for her effigy of Elizabeth II used on coinage in the United Kingdom and elsewhere from 1953 to 1970.

Reverse

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

Lettering:
1 CENT
CANADA
1964

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

This coin has some varieties known as 'Shoulder fold' (SF) and 'No shoulder fold' (NSF). This was due to weak relief on dies, and accidental reuse of the old dies. These varieties can be found in the years 1953, 1954 and 1955, with the 1955 NSF being the rarity. Since it is difficult to differentiate SF from NSF, it is helpful to look at the "I" in "DEI". If it points directly to a denticle, it is the SF obverse. If pointing in between two denticles, it is the NSF obverse.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1953  67,806,016 0.26 0.40 With a fold on the shoulder
1953  0.14 0.13 Without a fold on the shoulder (incl. above)
1954  22,181,760 0.23 0.39 With a fold on the shoulder
1954  Without a fold on the shoulder, Proof-Like only. (incl. above)
1955  56,403,193 0.68 0.19 0.14 With a fold on the shoulder
1955  Without a fold on the shoulder, scarce (incl. above)
1956  78,685,535 0.20 0.11 0.19
1957  100,601,792 0.10 0.22 3.29
1958  59,385,679 0.05 0.10 0.14
1959  83,615,343 0.08 0.11 0.21 Blunt 5
1959  Pointed 5 (Included above)
1960  75,772,775 0.11 0.07 0.53
1961  139,598,404 0.31 0.05 0.12 0.11
1962  227,244,069 0.05 0.15 0.25 3.24
1963  279,076,334 0.03 0.17 0.15 0.10 0.37
1964  484,655,322 0.14 0.17 0.14 0.23 0.35

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.

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1 Cent - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)