Proof 5 Cents, Issued by, Canada, 1875 H
Minted by Heaton & Sons, Birmingham, England

Obverse Description

Laureate head of the Queen facing left; around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA; below, CANADA

Reverse Description

At centre within a sweet maple wreath in three lines, 5 CENTS 1870; above, a crown; below wreath, the mint mark H

Edge Description



Dr. Howat acquired this coin at the closure of the Sydney Mint in 1926. It had formed part of the Mint's exhibit at the 1879-80 Sydney International Exhibition being provided to the Mint by the Royal Mint, London for that purpose.

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