2005 First Day Cover 1-Cent Coin
The design featuring two maple leaves on a sprig was first used in 1937. The first one cent coin was struck by the Countess of Grey at the official opening of the Ottawa branch of the Royal Mint on January 2, 1908. Originally composed of copper, today's 1-cent coin is made of copper plated steel. This coin is housed in a colourful illustrated folder.
Weight: 2.35 grams
Diameter: 19.05 mm