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1. On Canadian coinage, the portraits of Kings always face to the left and the portraits of Queens always face to the right.
2. In what year did the Dominion of Canada stop making five cent coins from silver?
3. During WWII Canadian five cent coins bore a message written in Morse or International code. What was this message?
4. The Canadian five cent coin has always been round in shape.
5. Who was the original designer of the familiar beaver design on Canadian five cent coins?
6. What was notable about the $20 coin issued by the Canadian Government to commemorate the Canadian Centennial in 1967?
7. By what 'popular' name (used by the general public), was the 1958 issue of the Canadian one dollar coin known?
8. Which of the following is not a commonly accepted variety of Canadian five cent coins?
9. Which of the following pairings of coin denominations and reverse (tails) designs for the 1967 issue of Canadian coins commemorating the Canadian Centennial is correct?
10. During WWII nickel was a strategic metal used in the war effort. This caused the Canadian government to suspend the use of nickel in coinage. Did the same thing occur during the Korean War?
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