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1943 Canada 5 Cent coin earrings World War 2 Allied Victory initial V maple leaves Toronto Montreal Vancouver Calgary Edmonton Ottawa Québec Winnipeg Hamilton Ontario Manitoba Alberta Halifax British Columbia Nova Scotia New Brunswick Victoria e000576

  • $37.99

1943 Canada 5 Cents {1-year issue}

Commemorative issue
Supporting the war effort

front: V for "Victory" and value
back: George VI

To help promote the war effort, this new design consists of a central "V", meaning both victory and the facial value with the inscription "CENTS" underneath flanked by two maple leaves, on which is superimposed a torch, with on both sides a part of the year and above the inscription "CANADA". Around the rim is the Morse code message "We win when we work willingly".

• quantity 1 pair
• demonetized {no longer in circulation} polished Tombac (88% copper, 12% zinc) coins
• diameter: 21.2 mm
• weight: 4.5 g

• Style: steel fish hook ear wires with 6x2 mm coil
• Metal: gold plated surgical steel for sensitive ears
• Length: 19 mm top to bottom of loop in front
• Thickness: 21 gauge
• rubber stoppers included

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