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Proof Coin - 5 Cents, Canada, 1961 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12835

Summary:
Proof 5 Cents, Issued by, Canada, 1961
Minted by Royal Canadian Mint. Ottawa
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 21 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.554 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: George Kruger Gray, Designer, Painter & Medallist (1880-1943), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Canada
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
DateEra: 1961 AD
Denomination: 5 Cents
Obverse Description: Laureate bust of the Queen facing right; around, ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA; the artist's initials M.G., incuse on the bust truncation
Reverse Description: A beaver standing on a mound in a lake facing left; around above between two maple leaves, 5 CENTS; in exergue in two lines, CANADA / 1961.; artist's initials, K.G at left
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: 12 sided
Material: Nickel
Issued By: Canada, 1961
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa, Canada, 1961
Artist: Mary Gillick, Great Britain, 1953
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
References: KM#50a
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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