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Sunday, January 29, 2012

Canada-1917-George the 5th-1 Cent Coin-Illustrated

Illustrated below are the obverse and reverse of the Canadian 1917 George the 5th 1 Cent coin. The obverse has a portrait of George the 5th, The reverse the country legend and value surrounded by a design of leaves. This type with a diameter of 25 mm was produced between 1912 and 1920 is called the "large type" to distinguish it from the smaller type produced thereafter. The "small type" produced after 1920 was modelled on the American 1 Cent coin with a diameter of 19.3 mm.

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