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Coin - 5 Cents, Canada, 1951 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30521

5 Cents, Issued by Canada, 1951
Nickel Bicentennial
Minted by Royal Canadian Mint, Ottawa
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Weight: 4.501 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth 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: 1951 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: Industrial building with tall central chimney; around above CANADA; on left of chimney in two lines, NICKEL / 1751-1951; on right of chimney, 5 / CENTS; in exergue, three maple leaves; artist's monogram TS at right side of exergue
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: 12 sided
Material: Nickel
Issued By: Canada, 1951
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint, Canada, 1951
Artist: Stephan Trenka, Canada, 1951
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London, 1937
References: KM#48
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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