5 Cents - George VI

Features

Issuer Newfoundland (Canadian provinces)
King George VI (1936-1949)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1943
Value 5 Cents (0.05 NFD)
Currency Dollar (1865-1949)
Composition Silver (.925) (.925 silver, .075 copper)
Weight 1.166 g
Diameter 15.69 mm
Thickness 0.93 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
4583
References KM# 19
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Left portrait of crowned King George VI

Script: Latin

Lettering:
GEORGIUS VI DEI GRA. REX ET IND. IMP.
PM

Unabridged legend: Georgivs VI, Dei Gratia Rex, Et Indiae Imperator

Translation: George VI, By the grace of God, King and Emperor of the Indies.

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe Read more on Wikipedia

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Reverse

"Newfoundland" typed in semi-circle above the face value, date underneath. The diameter is 15,69 mm for 1938 only, from 1940 to 1943 it was slightly reduced to 15,49 mm

Script: Latin

Lettering:
NEWFOUNDLAND
5
CENTS
1938

Engraver: George William de Saulles Read more on Wikipedia

George William de Saulles was a British medallist. He authored and designed the obverse of coins from the United Kingdom and its colonies under Queen Victoria and Edward VII of the United Kingdom

Edge

Reeded

Mints

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)
C Royal Canadian Mint of Ottawa, Canada (1908-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1938  100 000 $ 4.80 $ 6.80 12%
1938  0.19% Proof
1940 C 200 000 $ 2.40 $ 2.90 $ 6.40 $ 14 23%
1940 C 0.4% Proof
1941 C 612 641 $ 3.20 $ 3.20 $ 4.90 $ 8.90 $ 24 59%
1942 C 298 348 $ 2.40 $ 5.30 $ 25 $ 31 21%
1943 C 351 666 $ 2.20 $ 4.20 $ 6.40 $ 11 $ 18 37%

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232228
Lot 62392
Internet Archive
Jul 7, 2022 1938 UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 288.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232014
Lot 61269
Internet Archive
Apr 1, 2020 1940 C UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 408.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI
Katz
Auction 92
Lot 2246
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2023 1941 C UNC USD 30.33
(EUR 28.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI
Katz
Auction 79
Lot 1932
Internet Archive
Mar 21, 2023 1941 C UNC USD 28.16
(EUR 26.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI
Katz
Auction 77
Lot 1113
Internet Archive
Feb 11, 2023 1941 C AU USD 10.83
(EUR 10.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI
Katz
Auction 94
Lot 2499
Internet Archive
Aug 30, 2023 1942 C UNC USD 31.41
(EUR 29.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI
Katz
Auction 88
Lot 2271
Internet Archive
Jun 28, 2023 1942 C UNC USD 36.83
(EUR 34.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VIPicture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232302
Lot 62290
Internet Archive
Jan 5, 2023 1942 C UNC
(PCGS MS66)
USD 456.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI
Katz
Auction 79
Lot 1933
Internet Archive
Mar 21, 2023 1943 C AU USD 30.33
(EUR 28.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Cents - George VI
Katz
Auction 77
Lot 1114
Internet Archive
Feb 11, 2023 1943 C AU USD 16.25
(EUR 15.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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