Canadian coins grading - 5 cents 1911 to 1936 - George V
The obverse shows a representation of George V wearing a crown and a robe. It was designed by Edgar Bertram MacKennal, an Australian sculptor and medallist.
The robe is fastened with the chain of the Order of the Garter. Highest points of wear are the band of the crown, the chain, the robe and the eyebrow.
Full rim with clearly discernable illustrations and features. Most legends are readable clearly, but the whole coin is still significantly worn.
Distinct rim, all legends readable, clear illustrations showing some detail, but the whole coin is moderately, but evenly worn.
Clearly readable but lightly worn legends, illustrations show good detail, rims are clean, but the whole coin shows moderate wear on the high points and a little wear below.
Legends are sharp, illustrations are clear with slight but obvious wear on the high points.
Sharp legends and illustrations show only a trace of wear on the highest points. There must be some remaining mint luster.
MS-60 to MS-70
Coins of these grades are uncirculated. The only traces of wear on these coins come from the contact with each other during their production at the Mint. The difference between these grades is too small to be reproduced in pictures and images.