1942, Schön-33, KM-39 Country Canada Year 1942 Value 5 Cents Metal Tombac (88% copper, 12% zinc) Weight 4.54 g Diameter 21.234 mm
Obverse The portrait in left profile of George VI is surrounded with the inscription "GEORGIVS VI D:G:REX ET IND:IMP:" meaning: George V, by the grace of God, the King and Emperor of India Lettering: GEORGIVS VI D:G:REX ET IND:IMP: Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget Thomas Humphrey Paget OBE was an English medal and coin designer and modeller. Paget's designs are indicated by the initials 'HP'. Paget was first approached by the Royal Mint in 1936 after the accession of King Edward VIII. Paget's recommendation had come via his earlier design for the obverse of a medal featuring the then-Prince of Wales. Reverse A beaver, over the inscription "CANADA", is surrounded with the facial value, flanked on both sides by a maple leaf. Lettering: 5 CENTS CANADA 1942 K.G. Engraver: George Kruger Gray George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.