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Coin - 5 Cents, Canada, 1945 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30518

5 Cents, Issued by Canada, 1945
Minted by Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa
Statement Of Significance:
On the reverse around the rim in Morse code "we win when we work willingly"
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Weight: 4.310 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: world war ii 1939-1945, morse code, british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Thomas Humphrey Paget, Medallist (1893-1974), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Canada
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1945 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: At centre, a burning tourch set in front of a V, all dividing the date, 1945; around above, CANADA; around below between two maple leaves, CENTS; artist's initials, T.S, to right of base of tourch; around the rim in Morse code "we win when we work willingly"
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: 12 sided
Material: Plated Steel
Issued By: Canada, 1945
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint, Canada, 1945
Artist: Thomas Shingles, Canada, 1937
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
References: KM#40a
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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