Because nickel is so important for producing war materials, tombac (a type of brass) was used as a replacement. The coin was given its 12-sided shape so as not to be confused with the penny.
|King||George VI (1936-1952)|
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
0.05 CAD = USD 0.039
|Currency||Canadian dollar (1858-date)|
|Composition||Tombac (Cu 88%, Zn 12%)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
|References||KM# 39, Schön# 33|
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