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Coin - 5 Cents, Canada, 1942 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 16564

Summary:
5 Cents, Issued by Canada, 1942
Minted by Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Eric Wodak - Numismatics
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 21 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.564 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: world war ii 1939-1945, british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: George Kruger Gray, Designer, Painter & Medallist (1880-1943), Thomas Humphrey Paget, Medallist (1893-1974), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Canada
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1942 AD
Denomination: 5 Cents
Obverse Description: Bare head of the King facing left; around, GEORGIVS VI D: G: REX ET IND: IMP:; the artist's initials, HP, in field below neck
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 / 1942; artist's initials, K.G at left
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: 12 sided
Material: Tombac Brass
Issued By: Canada, 1942
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint, Canada, 1942
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
References: KM#39
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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