1889 Canadian Five Cent Silver
|Dimensions||2 × 2 × .25 in|
1889 Canadian Five Cent Silver in Very Fine Condition.
The first five cent pieces for the Dominion of Canada were introduced in 1879.
The original designs were identical to those used for the Province of Canada 1858.
The 1889 has the 22 leaves reverse.
Designer and Engraver – Leonard C. Wyon
Composition .925 silver, .075 copper