Coin Specifications

Region: Canada  
Denomination: C5C  
Diameter: 21.21 (mm)  

Coin Metal Composition:

Nickel [99.9%] 4.53546 (g)
Total Mass: 4.54 (g)

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1965-1981 - Elizabeth II - Canadian Five Cents

Canada 1965 Five Cent Coin Description

Canada 1965  Canadian Nickel - SB RCM ( C5C ) - Obverse
OBVERSE
Obverse
Canada 1965  Canadian Nickel - SB RCM ( C5C ) - Reverse
REVERSE
Reverse



COIN DESCRIPTION
Coin Mass: 4.54 GRAMS    [View Coin Metal Melt Value]
Diameter: 21.21 (mm)
Mint Year: 1965
Mint Mark:
Coin Name: Canadian Nickel - SB RCM
Coin Rating:
Rated 59 out of 70 with 1 Verifications
Verified By:
Rating Value: 59
Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) has reviewed this item ( OFCC Coin ID:179.1253 Canada 1965 C5C ) and has given the item a grade of Uncirculated with serial number of: MINTSET | OFCC:179.1253
Coin Grade:
RCM - Uncirculated
Grade Serial: MINTSET
OFCC Serial: 179.1253
Face Value:
( Canada)
0.05
Attributes: RCM Small Beads
Coin Notes: ROYAL CANADIAN MINT SET
COIN REMAINS IN ORIGINAL MINT PACKAGING:
ORIGINAL UNCUT MINT(CELLO) PACKAGING
NOTE: NO ENVELOPE
Coin Variety or Error Noted
SB = SMALL BEADS
(MIDDLE OF II'S POINTS BETWEEN BEADS)
LB = LARGE BEADS
(MIDDLE OF II'S POINTS TO BEADS)

SMALL BEADS:
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Coin Type Description:

This information is compiled/referenced data from around the web. Linked references within.
COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION
Years Minted: 1965-1981
Mint Marks:
Denomination: C5C
Obverse Design: The portrait in right profile of Elizabeth II is surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II D • G • REGINA" Lettering: ELIZABETH II D·G·REGINA
Obverse Designer: Mary Gillick
Reverse Design: A beaver, over the inscription "CANADA", is surrounded with the facial value, flanked on both sides by a maple leaf Lettering: 5 CENTS K•G CANADA YEAR
Reverse Designer: G. E. Kruger-Gray
1965-1981 - Elizabeth II - Canadian Five Cents

The Canadian five-cent coin, commonly called a nickel, is a coin worth five cents or one-twentieth of a Canadian dollar. It was patterned on the corresponding coin in the neighbouring United States. Starting 4 February 2013, after the elimination of the penny, it became the smallest valued coin in the currency.

Years: 1964–1981
Weight: 4.54 g
Diameter: 21.21 mm
Shape: round
Composition: 99.9% nickel

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Canadian Circulation 5 Cents
Source: mint.ca

1937 - 1942, 1946 - 1950, 1952 - 1966, 1968 - present
The beaver
The beaver design was created in 1937 by G.E. Kruger-Gray as part of a coin modernization effort.

1955 - 1981
Composition: 99.9% nickel
Weight (g): 4.54
Diameter (mm): 21.21
Thickness (mm): 1.7
Mintage:
1965 - 84,876,018
1966 - 27,976,648
1967 - 36,876,574
1968 - 99,253,330
1969 - 27,830,229
1970 - 5,726,010
1971 - 27,312,609
1972 - 62,417,387
1973 - 53,507,435
1974 - 94,704,645
1975 - 138,882,000
1976 - 55,140,213
1977 - 89,120,791
1978 - 137,079,273
1979 - 186,295,825
1980 - 134,878,000
1981 - 99,107,900

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Canada: 1953-Present Elizabeth II Beaver Five Cents
Source: typesets.wikidot.com

Quick Coinage Facts

Years Minted: 1953-Present
Types 2 to 4 Composition: Nickel (1955-1981)
Diameter: 21.2 mm
Weight: 4.54 grams (1953-1981),
Total Mintage Type 2: 172,656,418
Total Mintage Type 3: 122,045,388
Total Mintage Type 4: 1,326,785,362

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5 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait
Source: en.numista.com

KM# 60
Features
Country Canada
Years 1965-1981
Value 5 Cents (0.05 CAD)
Metal Nickel
Weight 4.54 g
Diameter 21.21 mm
Thickness 1.70 mm
Engravers Arnold Machin (obverse)
George Edward Kruger Gray (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Edge: Smooth

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Rated 59 out of 70 with 1 Verifications


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