5 Cents 2005 - 60th Anniversary of Victory in Europe

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General Description Victory Anniversary Nickel honours the 60th anniversary of the end of WWII. This special circulation coin is a representation of the 5 cents coin created in 1943 to promote the Canadian war effort
Obv. Description Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at 77 years old, surrounded by the inscription ELIZABETH II D G REGINA. The effigy is reminiscent of that of her father, His Majesty King George VI, who had elected to forgo the crown
Rev. Description The message "We Win When We Work Willingly" is engraved in Morse code on the rim of the coin. CANADA at the top and a V for VICTORY in the center also means 5 in roman number, twin date 1945-2005 and CENTS between 2 maple leaves
Catalog code KM# 627
Mintage 59,258,000
Diameter 21.18 mm
Thickness 1.76 mm
Weight 3.9500 g
Material Nickel plated Steel
Orientation Medal
Mint Canada - Royal Canadian Mint
Edge Type plain
Designer Re: Thomas Shingles, Ob: Susanna Blunt
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