Coin Type Specifications
Region: Canada
Denomination: C5C
Diameter: 21.21 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Nickel [99.9%] 4.53546 (g)
Total Mass: 4.54 (g)

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This section of Obscure Finds Numismatic Collection is made up of coins from the Canada region and specializes in 1963-1964 - Elizabeth II - Canadian Five Cents coins from coin category Five Cent . If you are looking for coin facts, numismatic data or simple melt value composition of the Canada - 1963-1964 - Elizabeth II - Canadian Five Cents coin, you can find it here at Obscure Finds.

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Coin Type Coins
1963-1964 - Elizabeth II - Canadian Five Cents Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 9 Coins
Nickel : 40.81914 Grams
Total Mass : 40.86 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Nickel $4.478 $0.307 $0.010 4.53546 g $0.045
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.045
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 9 Coins: $0.403
- Metal prices updated on 08-25-2016
9 Example Coins Found...

YEAR IMG COIN NAME COIN GRADE



Coin Type Description
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COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION
Years Minted: 1963-1964
Mint Marks:
Denomination: C5C
Obverse Design: The portrait in right profile of Elizabeth II surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA" Lettering: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA MG
Obverse Designer: Mary Gillick
Reverse Design: A beaver, over the inscription "CANADA", is surrounded with the facial value, flanked on both sides by a maple leaf. Lettering: 5 CENTS CANADA YEAR
Reverse Designer: G. E. Kruger-Gray
1963-1964 - Elizabeth II - Canadian Five Cents

The Canadian five-cent coin, commonly called a nickel, is a coin worth five cents or one-twentieth of a Canadian dollar. It was patterned on the corresponding coin in the neighbouring United States. Starting 4 February 2013, after the elimination of the penny, it became the smallest valued coin in the currency.

Years: 1955–1963
Weight: 4.54 g
Diameter: 21.21 mm
Shape: 12-sided
Composition: 99.9% nickel

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Canadian Circulation 5 Cents
Source: mint.ca

1937 - 1942, 1946 - 1950, 1952 - 1966, 1968 - present
The beaver
The beaver design was created in 1937 by G.E. Kruger-Gray as part of a coin modernization effort.

1955 - 1981
Composition: 99.9% nickel
Weight (g): 4.54
Diameter (mm): 21.21
Thickness (mm): 1.7

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Canada: 1953-Present Elizabeth II Beaver Five Cents
Source: typsets.wikidot.com

Quick Coinage Facts

Years Minted: 1953-Present
Types 2 to 4 Composition: Nickel (1955-1981)
Diameter: 21.2 mm
Weight: 4.54 grams (1953-1981),
Total Mintage Type 2: 172,656,418
Total Mintage Type 3: 122,045,388
Total Mintage Type 4: 1,326,785,362

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5 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait
Source: en.numista.com

KM# 57
Features
Country Canada
Years 1963-1964
Value 5 Cents (0.05 CAD)
Metal Nickel
Weight 4.54 g
Diameter 21.21 mm
Thickness 1.70 mm
Engravers Mary Gillick (obverse)
George Edward Kruger Gray (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Edge Smooth

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Metal prices on this page were last updated on 08-25-2016
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