5 Canadian Cents Coin Design
The 5 Canadian Cents coin front design features an Elizabeth II (Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms) portrait. The reverse coin design has a beaver (part of Canada’s officials), the denomination and the lettering “CANADA”, with two maple leaves at the beginning and end of the inscription. This coin is part of the 2006 series, its rim is plain, and its color is silver.
Text: 5 Cents, Elizabeth II D·G·Regina, P, SB, KG, Canada, 2005.
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The Canadian dollar is the official currency in Canada. The first coin issued were 1, 5, 10, and also 20 cents by Canada’s Providence in 1858.
Introduced in 1870, the 25 and 50 cents. One year later, the government approved the Uniform Currency Act to unify the currency in all country Provinces.
In 1987 issued the first 1 dollar coin, also followed by a 2 dollar coin in 1996.
Currently are circulating coin in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 25 and 50 cents, and 1 and 2 dollars.
Canada currency symbol
The currency of Canada is called the Canadian dollar and is denoted as C$. Also in Forex trading, its currency abbreviation is CAD.