Coin Type Specifications
Region: Canada
Denomination: C5C
Diameter: 21.234 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Nickel [99.9%] 4.53546 (g)
Total Mass: 4.54 (g)

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Coin Type Coins
1948-1950 - George VI - Canadian Five Cents Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 1 Coins
Nickel : 4.53546 Grams
Total Mass : 4.54 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Nickel $4.494 $0.308 $0.010 4.53546 g $0.045
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.045
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 1 Coins: $0.045
- Precious Metal prices updated on 08-17-2017
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Coin Type Description
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COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION
Years Minted: 1948-1950
Mint Marks:
Denomination: C5C
Obverse Design: The portrait in left profile of George VI is surrounded with the inscription "GEORGIVS VI D:G:REX ET IND:IMP:" Lettering: GEORGIVS VI D:G:REX ET IND:IMP:
Obverse Designer: T. H. Paget
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
1948-1950 - George VI - Canadian 5 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: 1946–1951
Mass: 4.54 g
Diameter: 21.21 mm
Shape: 12-sided
Composition: 99.9% nickel

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Canadian Circulation 5 Cents
Source: mint.ca

1942 - 1963
The 12-sided coin
Five-cent coins were made of nickel from 1921 to 1942. However, nickel's importance in the production of war materials demanded the development of another metal for coinage. Tombac, a kind of brass, was chosen as the replacement and was used until 1946. The 5-cent coin featured 12 sides to distinguish it from the one-cent coin.

1946 - 1951
Composition: 99.9% nickel
Weight (g): 4.54
Diameter (mm): 21.21
Thickness (mm): 1.7
Mintage:
1946 - 6,952,684
1947 - 17,198,848

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Canada: 1937-1952 George VI Five Cents
Source: typesets.wikidot.com

Quick Coinage Facts

Years Minted: 1937-1952
Number of Types: 7
Composition Types 1,5 & 6: Nickel
Composition Types 2 & 3: Tombac
Composition Types 4 & 7:
Chrome Plated Steel
Diameter: 21.2 mm
Weight: Nickel 4.5 grams, Tombac 4.4 grams, Plated Steel 4.54 grams
Total Series Mintage: 177,278,372
Obverse Design: Bust Design
Reverse Design: Beaver on Rock
Unique Features: Round shape from 1937 to 1942, 12 sided shape from 1942-1952

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5 Cents - George VI
Source: en.numista.com

KM# 42
Features
Country Canada
Years 1948-1950
Value 5 Cents
0.05 CAD = 0.045 USD
Metal Nickel
Weight 4.54 g
Diameter 21.234 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Engravers Thomas Humphrey Paget (obverse)
George Edward Kruger Gray (reverse)
Shape Dodecagonal
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Edge Smooth

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