Canada 2 x 'V' Nickels 1943-1945

As part of this issue commemorating D-Day, we are offering this pair of Canadian 5-cent coins minted between 1943 and 1945 to support the war eff ort. The 1943 coin was struck in tombac (a copper-zinc alloy), and the same coin in chromium plated steel, which circulated between 1944 and 1945. On the obverse of both coins is a “V” to represent victory and the value of the coin, flanked by 2 maple leaves with a superimposed torch. If you look carefully, you will also see a Morse code inscription which means “We win when we work willingly”. These coins come in Very Fine condition.
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SKU: FCA7007
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