Coin Type Specifications
Region: Canada
Denomination: CS5C
Diameter: 15.494 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Silver [92.5%] 1.079475 (g)
Copper [7.5%] 0.087525 (g)
Total Mass: 1.167 (g)

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Coin Type Coins
1903-1910 - Edward VII - Canadian Five Cents Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 2 Coins
Silver : 2.15895 Grams
Copper : 0.17505 Grams
Total Mass : 2.334 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Silver $240.716 $16.510 $0.531 1.079475 g $0.573
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 0.087525 g $0.000
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.573
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 2 Coins: $1.147
- Precious Metal prices updated on 07-24-2017
2 Example Coins Found...

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Coin Type Description
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COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION
Years Minted: 1903-1910
Mint Marks: None, H
Denomination: CS5C
Obverse Design: bust image of King Edward VII facing right. On the outer periphery are the words "EDWARDVS VII D.G. REX IMPERATOR" (latin for "By the Grace of God, King and Emperor")
Obverse Designer: George William de Saulles
Reverse Design: At centre within a sweet maple wreath in three lines, 5 CENTS YEAR; above, a crown; mint mark, MM, below wreath
Reverse Designer: W.H.J. Blakemore
1903-1910 - Edward VII - 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: 1858-1919
Mass: 1.167 g
Diameter: 14.494 mm
Shape: Round
Composition: 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper

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Canadian Circulation 5 Cents
Source: mint.ca

The beaver has a long history in Canada as both commodity and cultural icon. The Hurons honoured the beaver hundreds of years ago as the totem of their tribe. Native peoples used the beaver emblem to sign treaties with the first colonists. Since then the beaver has appeared in the heraldic bearings of Québec City and Montreal and even marked Canada's first postage stamp. The beaver coin design was created by Canadian artist G.E. Kruger Gray and was first used in 1937.

Years: 1908 - 1919
Composition: 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper
Weight (g): 1.167
Diameter (mm): 14.494
Thickness (mm): n/a
Mintage: n/a

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Canada: 1858-1901 Victoria Five Cents
typesets.wikidot.com

The obverse, designed by George W. DeSaulles, features the bust image of King Edward VII facing right. On the outer periphery are the words "EDWARDVS VII D.G. REX IMPERATOR" (latin for "By the Grace of God, King and Emperor").

Quick Coinage Facts

Years Minted: 1902-1910
Composition: 92.5% Silver, 7.5% Copper (0.0346 ounces of silver)
Diameter Type: 15.5 mm
Weight: Silver 1.16 grams
Total Series Mintage: 28,314,574
Obverse Design: Bust Design
Reverse Design: Wreath

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5 Cents - Edward VII
Source: en.numista.com

KM# 13
Features
Country Canada
Years 1903-1910
Value 5 Cents (0.05 CAD)
Metal Silver (.9250)
Weight 1.167 g
Diameter 15.494 mm
Engravers George William de Saulles (obverse)
W.H.J. Blakemore (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes

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