1977 Canadian 1-Cent Maple Leaf Twig Penny Coin (Brilliant Uncirculated)

Item: #1977PENNY-1BU    |    Mfr: Royal Canadian Mint    |   #1977PENNY-1BU




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Tags: 1977, 1-Cent, Penny

1977 Canadian 1-Cent Maple Leaf Twig Penny Coin (Brilliant Uncirculated)

Face Value: 1 cent
Mintage: 453,050,666
Composition: 98% copper, 0.5% tin, 1.5% zinc
Weight (g): 3.24
Diameter (mm): 19.05
Finish: BU

The maple leaf is a proud and distinctive Canadian symbol, appearing on all Canadian coins minted between Confederation and 1935. The modern 1-cent coin features two maple leaves on the same twig. The design, created by G.E. Kruger Gray, was first used in 1937 and has remained unchanged with one exception: in 1967, a rock dove designed by renowned Canadian artist Alex Colville appeared on the reverse to celebrate Canada's Centennial. Countess Grey struck the first 1-cent coin on January 2, 1908 at the official opening of the Ottawa branch of the Royal Mint (which became the Royal Canadian Mint in 1931).

The obverse design depicts the portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in right profile, when she was 39 years old. It is surrounded with the inscription "ELIZABETH II D • G • REGINA".

This coin depicts a maple leaf twig surrounded with the facial value and the inscription "CANADA".



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