1960-1996 Canadian 1-Cent Maple Leaf Twig Penny 98% Copper 5 lb (2.3 kg) Bulk Circulated Coin Lot

Item: #1960-1996-1CENT-5LB-LOT    |    Mfr: Royal Canadian Mint    |   #1960-1996-1CENT-5LB-LOT

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1960-1996 Canadian 1-Cent Maple Leaf Twig Penny 98% Copper 5 lb (2.3 kg) Bulk Circulated Coin Lot

 

98% Copper Composition

Canadian 1-Cent penny coins are all composed of 98% copper, 0.5% tin and 1.5% zinc. Each coin with a nominal weight of 3.24 grams (1963-1979), 2.8 grams (1980-1981), 2.5 grams (1982-1996).

All 1-Cent penny coins are Royal Canadian Mint issued, will consist of a random assortment between 1960 - 1996 and are in circulated condition.

 

 

Multiple Obverses

1960-1964
Coin depicts the Laureate Bust design of Queen Elizabeth II with the Latin inscription:
ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA meaning "Elizabeth II, by the grace of God, the Queen"

1965-1989
Coin depicts the Tiara portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in right profile, when she was 39 years old with the Latin inscription:
ELIZABETH II D•G•REGINA meaning "Elizabeth II, by the grace of God, the Queen"

1990-1996
The obverse design features Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at 64 years old, wearing a new crown, surrounded by the Latin inscription:
"ELIZABETH II D. G. REGINA". This was the first effigy to be designed by a Canadian, Dora de Pédery-Hunt.

 

Reverse

The 1-cent features two maple leaves on the same twig known as "Maple Twig". Relatively the exact design as that for George VI.

 

Packaging

1960-1996 Canadian 1-Cent Maple Leaf Twig Penny 98% Copper 5 lb (2.3 kg) Bulk Circulated Coin Lot comes packaged in a durable, clear ziplock bag.
Note: The photo of this item is the actual item.

 

Specifications

Mintage: Multiple
Composition: 98% copper, 0.5% tin and 1.5% zinc
Finish: Circulation
Weight: 3.24 g
Diameter: 19.05 mm
Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
Face Value: 1 cent
Die axis: ↑↑

 

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