Coin Type Specifications
Region: Canada
Denomination: C5C
Diameter: 21.20 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Copper [75%] 3.45 (g)
Nickel [25%] 1.15 (g)
Total Mass: 4.6 (g)

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1982-1989 - Elizabeth II - Canadian Five Cents
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Coin Type Coins
1982-1989 - Elizabeth II - Canadian Five Cents Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 3 Coins
Copper : 10.35 Grams
Nickel : 3.45 Grams
Total Mass : 13.8 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 3.45 g $0.016
Nickel $4.494 $0.308 $0.010 1.15 g $0.011
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.027
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 3 Coins: $0.082
- Precious Metal prices updated on 09-26-2017
3 Example Coins Found...

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Coin Type Description
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COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION
Years Minted: 1982-1989
Mint Marks:
Denomination: C5C
Obverse Design: Portrait right of Elizabeth II surrounded by the inscription "ELIZABETH II D • G • REGINA"
Obverse Designer: Arnold Machin
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 CANADA YEAR
Reverse Designer: George Edward Kruger Gray
1982-1989 - Elizabeth II - Canadian Nickel

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.

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Canadian Circulation: Industrious, enduring-the 5-cent coin
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.

1982 - 1999
Composition: 75% copper, 25% nickel
Weight (g): 4.6
Diameter (mm): 21.2
Thickness (mm): 1.76
Mintage:
1982 - 105,539,898
1983 - 72,596,000
1984 - 84,088,000
1985 - 126,618,000
1986 - 156,104,000
1987 - 106,299,000
1988 - 75,025,000
1989 - 141,435,538

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Nickel (Canadian coin)
Source: en.wikipedia.org

Years 1982–1999 (some production in 2000, 2001, and 2006)
Mass 4.6 g
Diameter 21.21 mm
Shape round
Composition 75% copper, 25% nickel

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

KM# 60.2a
Features
Country Canada
Years 1982-1989
Value 5 Cents
0.05 CAD = 0.042 USD
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 4.6 g
Diameter 21.20 mm
Thickness 1.76 mm
Engravers Arnold Machin (obverse)
George Edward Kruger Gray (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Edge Smooth

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