1979 Canadian nickel obverse bust of a 78

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by Willysilver, Nov 30, 2023.

  1. Willysilver

    Willysilver HEADS UP Supporter

    Learning all kinds of new stuff today a nickel is magnetic a Canadian nickel also I believe I have a large bust on a 79 nickel which there was a transition I think in 78 need your help thank you86

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  3. Coins4Eli

    Coins4Eli Collector of Early American Copper

    You are correct, Canadian nickels transitioned to a smaller bust in 1979. Your nickel has the smaller bust type. The positioning of lettering in relation to the bust matches up with the layout for the smaller portrait. In 1979 there were no nickels produced with the larger portrait.

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  4. 3BStuff

    3BStuff Cogitare Et Prolatantem

    blurry photo but Canadian coins are magnetic
  5. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    What the heck is that
  6. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

  7. 3BStuff

    3BStuff Cogitare Et Prolatantem

    a blurry photo of a magnetic canadian 2 dollar coin
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  8. 3BStuff

    3BStuff Cogitare Et Prolatantem

    Most but it depends
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