5 Cents 1953 (no strap)

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Added by Alain Martineau , with updated images by Stanciu Andreea
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General Description The effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II first appeared on Canadian coins in 1953 when she was 27 years old.
Also to note the effigy of the queen is now facing right and not left as always in the past.
Obv. Description Elizabeth II (1953-1964)
Surrounded by the Latin inscription ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA. The inscription means "Elizabeth II, by the grace of God, the Queen."
by Mary Gillick
Rev. Description 5 cents between 2 maple leaves
The Beaver
Canada and the date
Catalog code KM# 50
Mintage 16,635,552
Diameter 21.20 mm
Thickness 1.00 mm
Weight 4.0000 g
Material Chrome-Steel
Orientation Medal
Mint Canada - Royal Canadian Mint
Edge Type plain
Edge Inscription none
Designer G.E. Kruger-Gray
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F $0.20   VF $0.40   XF $0.90   UNC $3.00  

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