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5-Cent Coins and Sets



Denomination: 5-Cents, Composition: 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper (2005 Annual Report version selectively plated with gold); Weight: 5.3 grams; Diameter: round 21.3, 12-sided 21.3 mm mm, Thickness: 1.85 mm, Edge: Plain, Finish: Proof, Mintage: varies by year of issue (see below)

Starting in 2000 the RCM has issued a series of 5-cent silver proof coins with a military theme. The first celebrates Les Voltigeurs de Quebec, the 2001 is a tribute to the Royal Military College, 2002 remembers the Battle For Vimy Ridge, and in 2004 and 2005 are the 60th anniversary commemoratives for the launching of WWII's D-Day offensive and the VE day celebrations a year later. The 2004 coin comes in a set with a bronze medallion and CD of images from WWII, the 2005 coin also includes a bronze medallion and is sold in a metal colletible tin case. Also available is the selectively gold plated 2005 issue that is included with the Royal Canadian Mint's Annual Report.

Please note that this catalogue is used as both an ordering tool and the only online reference list of its kind. We do not always have every item available in every grade, nor do we have every older coin or set. However, we tend to have many items available in many grades. Rare or hard to obtain items may not be available. Anything not currently available can be located for you if you request by sending an e-mail, fax, or by calling.

Description Mintage Price
2000 Les Voltigeurs de Quebec  34,024     10.00   
1876-2001 125th Anniversary of the Royal Military College  25,834     10.00   
1917-2002 85th Anniversary of the Battle for Vimy Ridge [24.95]  22,646  Sold out 
1944-2004 60th Anniversary of D-Day  20,019     30.00   
1945-2005 60th Anniversary of VE Day  42,792     30.00   
2005 5-Cent with Selective Gold Plating with RCM Annual Report  12,000  Sold Out 
2015 .9999 Silver with Selective Gold Plating Legacy of the Canadian Nickel - The Victory Coin [109.95]  8,500  Sold out 
2015 .9999 Silver with Selective Gold Plating Legacy of the Canadian Nickel - The Identification of Nickel [109.95]  8,500  Sold out 
2015 .9999 Silver with Selective Gold Plating Legacy of the Canadian Nickel - The Centennial 5-Cent Coin [109.95]  5,500  Sold out 
2016 .9999 Silver Big Coin Series - 5-Cents 5 oz. Coin  1,500     519.95   
2017 .9999 Silver Big Coin Series - 5-Cents 5 oz. Coin  2,150     559.95   
All prices shown in Canadian Dollars