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Coin - 5 Cents, Canada, 1949 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30612

Summary:
5 Cents, Issued by Canada, 1949
Minted by Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa
Acquisition Information:
Donation from W.L. & D.V. Faulkner, 1984
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 21 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.558 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins, 1947 georgivs v1 d g br omn rex f d ind imr
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: 1949 AD
Denomination: 5 Cents
Obverse Description: Bare head of the King facing left; around, GEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA REX; 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 / 1949; artist's initials, K.G at left
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: 12 sided
Material: Nickel
Issued By: Canada, 1949
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint, Canada, 1949
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
References: KM#42
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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