1979 Double Date Canadian Penny

1979 Double Date Canadian Penny


1979 DD Brt Red Canadian Penny in BU condition

6 in stock

Additional information

Weight 1 oz
Dimensions 2 × 2 × .25 in

Brilliant Uncirculated 1979 “979” double date full red. Beautiful rare coin.
Many errors were discovered in the 1979 pennies.
Because of the rising price of copper, the Mint struck test tokens with a considerably reduced weight and diameter. These were eventually cancelled.
As part of the general standardization of the coinage, the portrait of the Queen was made smaller beginning with 1979.
Designers and Engravers Obverse Arnold Machin, Reverse G.E. Kruger-Gray
Mintage 753,942,953